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Sr. Process Engineer - Upstream

Kelly Services
Augusta, GA 30914
Kelly Scientific is working in conjunction with a next-generation industrial biotechnology company to identify a Process Development Engineer - Upstream to design, execute, and scale-up novel microbial fermentation-based processes to produce various natural products.


+ **Job Title:** Sr. Process Engineer - Upstream

+ **Location:** Augusta, GA

+ **Salary:** ~140,000


**Responsibilities:**


+ Develop, test, and optimize fermentation conditions and parameters for the production of complex natural products.

+ Apply knowledge of microbial physiology, biochemistry, metabolism, and process development to improve titer, yield, and productivity of engineered strains.

+ Ensure that process development outcomes deliver against targeted commercial metrics and milestones.

+ Scale up from bench to 100L

+ Facilitate the transfer of technology and processes developed in the lab to pilot and commercial manufacturing

+ Work collaboratively with the R&D team to evaluate strains and provide feedback on strain performance

+ Communicate results of experiments with colleagues


**Qualifications:**


+ Ph.D/MS. in Bio Chemical Engineering, Metabolic Engineering, Microbiology, or related field with 3+ years industrial experience Hands-on experience in operating fermentors and improving industrial fermentation processes.

+ Expertise in bacterial fermentation optimization, especially E. coli fermentations. In-depth understanding of E. coli physiology is a plus

+ Experience in analytical equipment like NOVA bioanalyzer, YSI, HPLC, GC-FID and GC-MS etc.

+ Experience with downstream processing is a plus


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**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/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). 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, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2022-08-01 Expires: 2022-09-01

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