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Engineer/Scientist Fermentation

Company: International Flavors & Fragrances
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description


  • Process, project, product development leadership
  • Develop fermentation processes for biomolecules produced by microbial cultures, including both bacterial and fungal systems
  • Participate in strain improvement efforts through different methodologies such as implementing evolution, screens, small scale assays.
  • Active participant in the execution of scale-up/scale-down methodology for fermentation processes, including design and analysis of experiments
  • Collaborate with process technicians, molecular biologists and microbiologists, downstream recovery engineers as well as other members of IFF's Research and Global Supply organizations
  • Prepare technical reports, presentations, protocols and other technical and regulatory documentation

Job Requirements


  • Ph.D degree in Biosciences and Engineering disciplines
  • 0-2 years industrial experience, including industrial & academic internships
  • Strong microbial physiology skills as demonstrated by publications in peer reviewed journals
  • Demonstration of exceptional capabilities in educational pursuits and associated work/study programs
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self starter with good organizational skills and leadership potential
  • Strong team player
  • Some travel required, when safe
  • Position located in Palo Alto, CA

At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace. Visit to learn more about our Equality Policy

Nearest Major Market: San Jose

Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

Keywords: International Flavors & Fragrances, Palo Alto , Engineer/Scientist Fermentation, Other , Palo Alto, California

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