Fermentation Scientist

Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland

Salary negotiable depending on experience

Application deadline:

Friday 11 February 2022

How to Apply

Fermentation Scientist

BioAtlantis Ltd. is an Irish biotechnology company, specialising in the development and production of bioactives for the plant, animal, and human markets. As part of our expansion, we are recruiting a fermentation expert specialising in the isolation and culturing of microorganisms. The candidate will drive the development of novel products and ensure successful implementation at production level.


Skills, Experience and Responsibilities:

· Isolate and maintain cultures of microorganisms from soil and other sources.

· Growing microbial cultures.

· Identify and classify microorganisms found in specimens collected from plants, animals, soil, or the environment.

· Set up a fermentation lab and develop aerobic fermentation processes.

· Strong technical background and direct hands-on experience with pilot and/or commercial scale fermentation processes.

· Previous experience in the food or drinks industry is advantageous.


Requirements:

· Qualified fermentation scientist, preferably with MSc. or PhD.

· Strong knowledge of industrial processes, with preferably 5 years experience.

· Excellent English.

· Strong planning, decision-making and project management skills.

· Highly organised, with first class attention to detail.


Package:

• Salary negotiable depending on experience

• Pension

• Healthcare