Process Scientist

Location
Clackmannanshire
Salary
£dependent on experience
Posted
01 Oct 2018
Closes
01 Nov 2018
Ref
42387
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Eden Scott's client is a global food business supplying a range of products to food manufacturers, ingredient companies, retail and food service customers.

We are looking to recruit a Propagation Process Scientist.

Reporting to the Process Science Manager, you will work as part of a team providing applied scientific support within the complex matrix of a biotechnological fermentation system integrating subjects as diverse as microbial physiology & ecology, digestion and reaction chemistry, biochemistry and enzymology.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Utilising scientific methods to develop new approaches for growing yeast.
  • Developing protocols to optimise yeast propagation performance.
  • Providing technical knowledge on fermentation solutions fit for the needs of a diverse portfolio of product categories.
  • Performing basic economic evaluations on formulations, raw materials and processes to estimate business value.
  • Assisting in the selection and evaluation of new strains to meet specific business objectives.
  • Participating as an active member of cross-functional teams.

Requirements:

  • Science Degree in Biotechnology, Brewing, Microbiology, Viticulture or related field.
  • Technical proficiency in science demonstrated either by performance in academic research and/or experience within a food or beverage manufacturing environment.
  • Capable of working on multiple, complex projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • A keen interest in laboratory, pilot-plant, and manufacturing-scale environments.
  • Strong communication skills

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity, apply now. To discuss this role in more detail, call Alasdair Murray on 0131 550 1117.

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