Fermentation Engineer

  • Location: Osage , Iowa
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #17917

Fermentation Engineer 
Location: Osage, Iowa

Job Summary:
Good knowledge of fermentation science and biochemical engineering engineering principles, theory and practice with special focus on microbial fermentation operations in an industrial setting. Will act as a mentor to production specialists and interns.

Key functions:

  • Track and trend yield and quality data for each fermentation batch for all products to identify and eliminate special cause variation and recommend continuous improvement projects.
  • Write, update and maintain production master batch records, work instructions and other SOP and training manuals
  • Proactively identify problems and develop solutions to improve manufacturing, operations and safety
  • Assist production with troubleshooting, drive root cause analysis investigations and implement fail safe solutions as corrective/preventive actions (CAPA)


  • BS Chemical Engineering, bioengineering, biotechnology, biochemical engineering, biology
  • Hands on experience with industrial scale microbial fermentation processes or a strong desire in developing such skills
  • Working knowledge of process control and automation

For immediate consideration email tony@scientificsearch.com