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Scientist - Product development microbiology (m/f/d)

Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: Holdorf, DE

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

We are FRUTAROM Savory Solutions, an international company and one of the biggest players in the world of spices – and part of IFF (International Flavors & Fragrances). With a broad portfolio of brands - including WIBERG, Gewürzmüller and Gewürzmühle Nesse - the company offers a wide range of products in terms of best taste. Quality, individual solutions, service and advice as well as customer proximity characterize the company and thus the self-image of our employees. We offer an attractive working environment, a wide range of activities, interesting opportunities for further training and promotion as well as the chance to work on international projects. It is important to us to create diversity, to live passion and to change things together. Our employees are our most important resource and ambassadors of our trends and innovations. 
To strengthen our team, we are looking for the next possible date at our location in Holdorf:
Scientist - Product development microbiology (m/f/d)
YOUR TASKS
•development of fermentation media 
•characterization of industrially important strain features 
•analysis and exploitation of microbial metabolic pathways 
•bioprocess development
•development of downstream solutions (e.g. drying processes) 
•process scale up and transfer to other sites
•correlation of product features in final applications and fermentation profiles
•application and trouble shooting of starter cultures in fermented meat (e.g. raw fermented sausage) 
•evaluation, interpretation and presentation of results

YOUR PROFILE
•MSc or PhD in biotechnology, microbiology, biochemistry or similar 
•very good knowledge about microbial metabolic pathways 
•good knowledge about bioprocess engineering 
•very good knowledge about meat microbiology, especially physiology is a plus 
•skills in working with pathogens 
•practical experience in one of the above mentioned is a plus 
•advanced skills in MS office software 
•fluency in English (written and spoken)
•open communicator 
•independent and exact personality 
•good team player

WE OFFER
•A versatile and exciting position in the food industry
•The general conditions of an internationally successful group 
•A constructive, productive and innovative working environment
•Flexible working hours
•Support and encouragement of ongoing personal and professional development

FURTHER INFORMATION
If you are interested in this exciting and varied job and would like to become part of our team, please send your complete application documents with your salary expectations by mail to:
FRUTAROM Production GmbH
Daniel Eichner
August-Otto-Straße 3
27419 Sittensen
daniel.eichner@frutarom.eu