Process Development Lead / Production Technologist Lead

DELFT, THE NETHERLANDS

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About the role

About the role
As our Process Development Lead, you will be responsible for the end-to-end design and development of our small-scale meat production facility and for ensuring that it is set-up for successful and cost-effective upscaling to a commercial scale facility.

Meatable is currently in the R&D phase and we are developing our production process. To ensure a seamless transition towards small-scale – and at a later stage - large scale production we want to get an expert onboard who will work in the R&D team to i) end-to-end design and develop our small-scale meat production facility ii) ensure all processes developed in R&D phase can scale to industry scale, iii) make cost estimations and ensure a cost effective large-scale facility, iv) ensure our facility complies with relevant regulations and protocols and v) operate small scale unit.

The role will start off as an independent role where you will be part of the R&D team. As we move towards production the team will expand significantly.

Qualifications

  • MSc or PhD in Bioprocess Technology (or similar)
  • 10+ years’ industry experience with designing and developing small- and large-scale microbial processes, ideally in both food and pharma
  • Seen product development cycles and scale up of production processes up to manufacturing for several products and has overseen critical aspects
  • Extensive experience with cost estimations (e.g., equipment, raw materials, etc), can calculate mass balances and operational costs
  • Experience with scaling up production of mammalian cell lines strongly preferred
  • Love for process design and engineering (ie, loves hands-on design and development)
  • Divergent thinker and strong ‘out-of-the-box’ design mindset as parts of our process have never been realized to date

Meatable Offers

  • A competitive salary
  • Participation in our employee stock option and pension plan
  • A dynamic work environment in a new exciting field using cutting edge technologies, working with the leaders in the field
  • A caring culture with strong emphasis on team performance and personal development
  • Gym membership

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