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Fermentation Microbiologist

Kelly Services
Minnetonka, MN 55345
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**Fermentation Microbiologist**


Minnetonka, MN



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**POSITION PURPOSE:**




+ The Fermentation Scientist performs and analyzes fermentations at a variety of scales e.g., 2 to 20 L .

+ The successful candidate will participate in a range of activities, including: microbial strain evaluation; fermentation process development and optimization, analytical analysis, and authoring of technical reports and SOPs.



**PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:**




+ Fermentation Process Development and Strain Evaluation/Improvement

+ Planning and execution of fermentation experiments in a team environment including set-up, operations, sampling, analysis, interpretation, reporting, and presentation

+ Performance of microbial strain evaluations and characterization

+ Testing and optimization of new equipment and/or fermentation processes

+ Working with team members and stakeholders to develop economically viable, commercially relevant fermentation processes

+ Participation in design, start-up, and operational activities of scaled-up fermentation processes to facilitate technology transfer from R&D fermentation to pilot and commercial scale processes

+ Accountable for building a strong safety culture and actively pursues it on a daily basis; identifies unsafe behaviors and conditions and intervenes to mitigate incidents



**QUALIFICATIONS:**



**Education and Experience Required:**




+ Formal training B.S. or equivalent in Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Bioprocess Engineering, or equivalent 2 - 4 years post-educational fermentation experience, including set-up, operation, and maintenance of lab and/or pilot-scale bioreactors

+ Demonstrated successful production of primary metabolites using metabolically engineered microorganisms, including yeasts and bacteria

+ Ability to analyze and interpret fermentation data, as well as identify critical issues, problem-solve, and troubleshoot related processes

+ Excellent verbal and written communications skills; effective listening skills; ability to communicate well with scientists and engineers having different academic backgrounds

+ Ability to successfully work in a project-driven and team-oriented environment



**Education and Experience Preferred:**




+ B.S./M.S. in Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Bioprocess Engineering, or equivalent 5+ years fermentation experience at increasing levels of responsibility within an industrial R D organization

+ Experience with a variety of bench scale fermentation bioreactors e.g., Sartorius Biostat B, Bplus, C, and Cplus fermentor systems and working with both small scale microtiter plates and larger scale demonstration scale or manufacturing fermentation processes




**Why Kelly** **** **?**



Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.




**About Kelly** ****



At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2020-08-28 Expires: 2020-09-28

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