At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers and the global community to make an impact and help create a better world for those around us, for each other and for the next generation. We use science to advance industries, and as part of Supply Operations, you will produce and deliver the biological solutions that boost our customers’ business and pave the way for a brighter future.
Scientist and Project leader, Global Solids Optimization, Kalundborg
We are offering an attractive position with the responsibility of optimizing and improving the spray drying part of the Novozymes production chain to ensure a cost efficient and sustainable production. The focus will be on the Kalundborg plant, but activities towards the factory at Fuglebakken will also be possible.
We explore and utilize production data, process knowledge, science and innovation to increase enzyme yields, reduce raw material and energy use, and increase process robustness.
We typically work on projects of 6-12 months’ duration with focus on creating significant and value. We do this is a structured approach, following a SixSigma project model, where advanced data analysis, statistics, lab scale trials and applied science, are among the tools utilized. The department and the company are going through a rapid process of digitalization and this offers new ways of working.
We are a department with 4 scientists and 1 technician. We are a closely-knit unit and have an open, curious and flexible way of working and engaging. The department is a part of the larger global optimization unit, covering Fermentation and Recovery at the Danish, Chinese and US production sites. We cooperate closely across process boundaries to design the best over-all process.
To keep meeting our business targets in a dynamic environment, people development is a focus area in the daily work for all Zymers as well as continuous improvement of the way we work. Interaction with other departments is very strong, using both shared projects and actual job rotations to other departments/functions to foster cooperation and business understanding.
In this position you need to:
- Have minimum a MSc in chemical engineering, biotechnology or related field
- Have minimum 2 years of relevant industrial experience, preferably within large scale spraydrying
- Have experience as a project leader
- Be ambitious and have the ability to create results and set direction
- Be able to communicate effectively with many different kinds of people
- Have interest in digitalization
- Have strong analytical skills
- Be eager to learn and develop
- Be fluent in Danish oral communication (or be willing to learn). Excellent English oral and written communication skills are required.
- Be ready to work in Kalundborg
Are you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let’s realize your potential together
We offer you
A job where applied science is used to make a difference for the company and our customers, where there are great possibilities to grow, learn and develop, and where we work together across disciplines for a common purpose.
Novozymes is the world leader in biological solutions. Together with customers, partners and the global community, we improve industrial performance while preserving the planet’s resources and helping build better lives. As the world’s largest provider of enzyme and microbial technologies, our bioinnovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many other benefits that we rely on today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow. www.novozymes.com
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For more information please contact Head of Global Solids Optimization, Andreas Rudolf by phone +45 30771683. Application deadline: September 16th, 2020. Please attach relevant diplomas and references when you apply for the job. Applications will be screened on a continuous basis, so please apply already today.
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