Process Engineer

JOB FUNCTION: Scientific
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
POSTED: Sep 21, 2022

Our client is an innovative startup working at the intersection of food and biotech. They seek a Process Engineer with a passion for their career, motivated in a team environment, and with a problem-solving mentality. The company is growing and pursing projects in a new space that aims to improve a culture of food safety and resource use globally. The company is proud of their values including respect for one another, transparency, and a team-centric core.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

Dependent on experience (workforce/academia)

Position Overview:

The Process Engineer will be responsible for working with stainless steel bioreactors, scaling up cell cultures, and executing validation protocols. The Process Engineer will need to really enjoy working hands-on and troubleshooting scenarios as they arise. The Process Engineer will identify new methods of operation and technology as they are suited to the project.

Responsibilities of the Process Engineer:

  • Work with steam-in-place, clean-in-place SIP/CIP, harvesting, and filtration techniques within stainless steel bioreactors and tanks
  • Scale up adherent and suspension mammalian cell cultures
  • Troubleshoot processes, instrumentation, and control systems
  • Assist with perfusion technologies
  • Communicate and collaborate with cross-functional teams

Qualifications of the Process Engineer:

  • At least 2 years of industrial experience in upstream process development/process automation/aseptic manufacturing/cGMP process design
  • Experience in a life-sciences workplace or laboratory with strong bioprocess knowledge base
  • Attention to detail in data overview and analysis
  • Experience working with stainless steel bioreactors or tanks with steam-in-place (SIP), clean-in-place (CIP), harvesting, and filtration technologies
  • Experience leading and executing validation protocols
  • Strong bioprocessing knowledge for novel bioreactors and fermentation systems

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, or PhD in Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or Bioengineering plus related industry experience
  • For a PhD, industry experience can be exchanged for Post-Doc experience.


  • Stock options
  • Healthcare, dental, & vision
  • Life insurance
  • 401K available
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 114205