Senior Strain Engineer - Q3 2022

Who We Are

Nutropy produces milk ingredients through precision fermentation in order to develop more sustainable, healthy and ethical food products.

Nutropy is a pioneer start-up in the growing alternative protein sector. Based in Genopole (Evry), the largest French biopark, we are looking for employees ready to join our adventure.

What We Offer

Job Description

Job Tasks

  • Design, plan, execute and analyze projects and experiments, reporting to the CSO
  • Develop and optimize different microbial strains for recombinant protein production
  • Identify bottlenecks and re-design organisms accordingly
  • Perform fermentation experiments at lab scale and product characterization
  • Keep a rigorous laboratory notebook
  • Prepare and present results
  • Manage and mentor junior strain engineering members

Required profile

Education & Experience

  • Degree in microbiology, synthetic biology, biological engineering or related disciplines + years experience: PhD +1-3; engineering/master’s degree +4-6; undergraduate degree +6-8
  • Metabolic and genetic engineering expertise
  • Experience in recombinant protein expression and post-translational modifications
  • Experience managing/mentoring team members
  • Experience working with strains for commercial use
  • Speak English professionally, ideally speak some French

Soft Skills

  • Independent, well-organized and proactive work style
  • Ability to work with the highest accuracy and properly prioritize
  • Well organized and with significant experience in project management
  • Good at troubleshooting and problem-solving
  • Excellent communication skills and positive attitude
  • Interest in alternative proteins
  • Motivation to work in a challenging start-up environment

Job Overview:

Title: Senior Strain Engineer

Location: Evry-Courcouronnes (91)

Field of activity: Foodtech, Biotech, Bioproduction

Type of Contract: CDI (permanent position)

Availability: ASAP

Education: Bac +4 / Undergraduate and more

Company Culture

  • Dynamic, collaborative and innovative environment
  • Strong potential for career growth
  • Contribution towards a positive cause