Blue Signal Search
Fungal Growth Scientist
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Our client, a pioneering biotech sustainability startup, is on a mission to address the global plastic crisis using innovative technology that naturally degrades plastic into organic matter. Leveraging various natural methods, including fungal degradation, the company has achieved significant success at the laboratory level and is now poised to scale its benchtop achievements to a pilot commercial facility.
With substantial funding and a clear path to commercialization, our client is seeking a talented Fungal Growth Scientist to contribute their expertise to this groundbreaking endeavor. As a Fungal Growth Scientist, you will play a pivotal role in the scaling of bioprocesses and fungal growth strategies.
This Role Offers:
• Receive a competitive salary reflecting your expertise.
• Access learning opportunities and career development.
• Thrive in a dynamic startup environment that values your ideas.
• Collaborate with experts dedicated to global solutions.
• Enjoy work arrangements that promote balance.
• Contribute to sustainability while growing professionally.
• Develop and implement strategies for the successful scale-up of bioprocesses and fungal growth from lab to pilot and commercial production levels.
• Plan, execute, monitor, and report on all bioprocess scale-up and fungal growth R&D projects. Ensure projects are on time, on plan, and within budget. Effectively communicate any deviations or challenges.
• Develop quantifiable processes and metrics to track growth projects. Establish leading and lagging indicators that align with project milestone KPIs. Communicate key findings and anticipated challenges to stakeholders.
• Collaborate with lead scientists on critical R&D projects, supporting design and analysis efforts vital for product launch.
• Contribute to the design and planning of the new pilot commercial facility. Coordinate equipment procurement and lab layout for optimal functionality. Oversee necessary improvements across the R&D process.
• 4+ Years of Fungal Expertise in filamentous fungal growth processes, demonstrated through hands-on experience.
• Proven track record of working with bioprocessing and bioreactors. Ability to devise strategies for transitioning from benchtop to commercial scale production.
• Proficiency in process mapping and experimental design methodologies.
• Ability to derive insights from processed data and create meaningful data visualizations to drive decision-making.
• Comfortable working independently in fast-paced startup environments.
• Systematic, methodical, and accurate approach to project management.
• Collaborative mindset with excellent teamwork skills.
• Familiarity with large dataset analytics and predictive modeling techniques would be advantageous.
About Blue Signal:
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