Principal Scientist for downstream operation at our new Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO) Site in Kalundborg.
The team for you to join
You will join a production team at our new site in Kalundborg and collaborate with our colleagues in Germany. People skills combined with professionalism and the ability to communicate and engage with various professions are your keys to succeed in this position.
What would your role look like?
As Principal Scientist, you will be our lead driving force within Down Stream Process (DSP). You will be one of the pioneers within the HMO production at Chr. Hansen and work closely with stakeholders inside as well as outside the Chr. Hansen organization. Your will have a high focus on production performance and optimization to achieve our business targets. In a dynamic environment with focus on constantly improving our production you will optimize our capabilities, capacity, and performance through improvement activities together with a wide range of key stakeholders including our Pilot Plant in Germany.
The following activities will also be among your areas of responsibility:
- Develop and implement long-term production strategy in DSP
- Lead strategic and capex investment projects
- Handling and analyzing data
- Define the user requirements for new equipment in Recovery and Purification
In addition to the above, you will be involved in designing and building the new Site in Kalundborg in the coming years.
Who are we looking for?
You hold a MSc in Chemical-, Biochemical- or Biotech Engineering, Food Science and Technology or similar and have at least 10+ years of industrial experience, preferably within recovery and purification processes.
We are looking for a Principal Scientist who can use scientific knowledge combined with an analytical mindset to solve every day large-scale production challenges and lead optimization opportunities. Our working environment is dynamic and thus you show the ability to quickly shift focus from a single assignment to e.g., overview of an entire DSP when needed. This also requires that you have a high degree of personal drive and the ability to overcome unforeseen barriers and create results.
What do we offer you?
We offer you a great opportunity to be part of our new HMO family in Chr. Hansen and optimize our current HMO production processes but also the opportunity to build and start up the HMO site in Kalundborg. You will be a key player in one of Chr. Hansen’s largest strategic projects.
You will be located at Kalundborg but with the opportunity to work from home or from our sites in Copenhagen or Roskilde 2-3 days per week. You should expect approximately 50 travel days per year in Europe.
If you need more information
If you have any questions, please contact Sidsel Kristensen, Director at +45-30770323.
Deadline for application is December 31, 2022. We advise you to submit your cover letter and CV as soon as possible, since we will be processing incoming applications continually. Please apply online through our Recruitment System (note that applications by e-mail will not be accepted).
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Read more about a career at Chr. Hansen here: https://www.chr-hansen.com/en/career
About Chr. Hansen
Chr. Hansen is a global, differentiated bioscience company that develops natural ingredient solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. At Chr. Hansen we are uniquely positioned to drive positive change through microbial solutions. We have worked for over 145 years to enable sustainable agriculture, better food and healthier living for more people around the world. Our microbial and fermentation technology platforms, including our broad and relevant collection of around 40,000 microbial strains, have game-changing potential.
We have come far on our journey, and delivered strong results, and as we continue to unlock the power of good bacteria through new technologies, there is so much more we can do. Our employees are the driving force enabling us to live our mission to pioneer microbial science to improve food, health and productivity. We work passionately, because we know we can make a difference for people, animals and plants. And ultimately for our planet. Innovating for a sustainable future is part of our culture, our history and our strategy and is embedded in our purpose: to grow a better world. Naturally.
At Chr. Hansen we place importance on diversity, equality and inclusion, and we appreciate difference in perspectives. We therefore encourage everybody to apply no matter age, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, etc.
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