Process Engineer I

Employer: Novozymes Biologicals Inc.
Job Location: Salem, Virginia
Category: Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 10/12/2017
Closing Date: 10/22/2017
Novozymes Biologicals Inc.
Novozymes is the world leader in bioinnovation. Together with customers across a broad array of industries we create tomorrow’s industrial biosolutions, improving our customers’ business, and the use of our planet’s resources. With over 700 products used in 130 countries, Novozymes’ bioinnovations improve industrial performance and safeguard the world’s resources by offering superior and sustainable solutions for tomorrow’s ever-changing marketplace.
Job Description

Pioneer a brighter future
At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers and the global community to make a sustainable impact.  We use science to advance industries, and as part of Research, Innovation and Supply, you will produce and deliver the biological solutions that boost our customers’ business and pave the way for a brighter future.
Process Engineer, Research Innovation and Supply, Salem, VA
We are seeking a Process Engineer to lead and support our current Fermentation process. You will focus on optimization of current processes and will also work on development of manufacturing capability for new products and technology transfer from pilot to commercial scale.  You will have the opportunity to work with a cross-functional group of colleagues to conduct engineering trials for equipment selection, design experiments, analyze and present data, and recommend process improvements.
In this position you need: 
•M.S. or B.S. in Chemical Engineering or Biochemical Engineering.
•3-5 years of industry experience in Fermentation (submerged and solid state).
•Experience with optimization/scale-up of biochemical processes.
•Statistical background including data analysis and design of experiments.
•Excellent oral and written communication skills.
•Microbiology knowledge and experience highly desired.
•Ability to work independently and effectively manage multiple projects.

Desired traits would include:
•Experience with one or more of the following – Membrane Separation (ultrafiltration, microfiltration), Drying (freeze drying, spray drying), Centrifugation.
•Experience with commercial scale plant operations with understanding of compliance and license to operate requirements.
•Ability to work in the U.S. indefinitely without sponsorship.
Are you the next Zymer in our Team?  Consider a career with Novozymes and let’s realize your potential together.

About Novozymes
Novozymes is the world leader in biological solutions.  Together with customers, partners and the global community, we improve industrial performance while preserving the planet’s resources and helping build better lives.  As the world’s largest provider of enzyme and microbial technologies, our bioinnovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many other benefits that we rely on today and in the future.  We call it Rethink Tomorrow.
Application Deadline:  October 22, 2017

Novozymes is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.

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