Sr. Process Engineer - Fermentation

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Los Angeles, CA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Jul 14, 2017
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Minimum Requirements:
B.S. Chemical Engineering minimum; 7+ years of post-college, industry experience out of a liquid chemical process. For consideration – applicants MUST have experience in either enzymatic or microbial fermentation. Potential candidates must also have experience doing completed design through installation of projects. Qualified candidates will have used as many of the following unit operations as possible: heat exchangers, bio-reactors, distillation columns, pumps, pressure vessels, and compressors. A huge plus would be experience with scale-up and technology transfer. Potential candidates must have a high-motivation, high-drive personality. Other pluses include: PE or EIT license, previous experience working in a start-up environment.
Job Description:
This is an exciting opportunity to get on-board with a quickly growing 50-person start-up technology company that is going to be disruptive within the plastics industry. This Orange County-based company has developed and commercialized a new thermoplastics technology that they have taken to market, landing several customers including Dell Computer. They have recently purchased a new facility and will be moving towards full-scale production starting within the few months. This engineer will be integrally involved in technology transfer and scale-up from pilot to full-scale. They will also be integrally involved in helping to design, determine layout and select equipment for the new facility. In addition to a highly-competitive salary, this person will also be eligible for medical/dental/vision insurance and relocation assistance is available.