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Our lead ingredients are resveratrol for healthy aging products, a great-tasting zero-calorie stevia sweetener to help food and beverage producers replace sugar, and a novel prevention approach to help protect people and pets against the biting pests that transmit diseases like Lyme disease and Zika virus. Further, we are active in the flavors & fragrances market with two ingredients.
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Evolva is seeking a highly experienced microbial fermentation specialist to lead our Fermentation Group located in Reinach, Switzerland. Our Fermentation Group provides support for our metabolic engineering teams, and is additionally involved in the technology transfer of our production strains and processes to our CMOs.
This position requires a highly, results-oriented individual, who will thrive in a fast-paced environment where priorities will change regularly. The multi-disciplinary nature of the fermentation department requires close interaction with scientists from the strain engineering, downstream process development, and analytical teams, as well as contract manufacturing organizations.
The successful candidate will lead a dedicated team responsible for the characterization of metabolically engineered microbial strains in small-scale fermentation, development and optimization of scalable microbial processes, and technology transfer of developed processes to manufacturing scale at the facilities of our CMO partners. In addition to the development and implementation of process improvements in order to constantly reduce production costs, the team is responsible for providing active support, supervision and trouble-shooting of manufacturing campaigns.
As a person, you are resourceful, professional, and skilled in the art of teamwork and clear/concise communication. You are conscientious, considerate, and believe in innovation that benefits consumers, partners, and the planet. You want to play a role in the commercial success of our novel products. You are a problem solver with good interpersonal and English communication skills.
Reinach (BL), Switzerland
Competitive compensation/benefits package, which includes participation in Evolva’s employee equity program.
To apply submit your application online at http://www.evolva.com/join-us/. Application deadline: May 30, 2019
Please provide your CV and cover letter in English.
Applications received from recruiters and other consultants will only be accepted and evaluated if upon the time of submission the recruiter/consultant has entered into a specific agreement with Evolva concerning such submissions.