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Scientist/Engineer, Downstream Purification 75 views

New York, NY

At C16 Biosciences, we believe that palm oil doesn’t have to be a problem. Our team is building a sustainable and environmentally-friendly alternative to “conflict palm oil,” which relies on tropical rainforest deforestation and emits over 1 billion tons of CO2 into the atmosphere every year. C16 Bio’s technology platform harnesses naturally-occurring biological processes, improved by the latest innovations in strain engineering, fermentation, and low-cost lipid extraction to produce a better kind of palm oil.
We’re hiring a DSP Scientist to drive the development of novel processes to improve the recovery of our fermentation products. You will be heavily involved in the planning and execution of laboratory experiments to evaluate and optimize key process parameters. You will be a critical member of a tight-knit R&D team focused on developing a sustainable path for palm oil production. 
What you’ll do:
        Lead the lab scale extraction and purification experiments
        Help lead the experimental design of downstream experiments
        Record and manage data in our laboratory database
        Perform data analysis to understand the tradeoffs between process parameters and key performance indicators
        Think critically about data and apply fundamental principles to understand our systems
        Troubleshoot equipment and process issues and implement corrective actions
        Apply creative problem solving to improve laboratory operations
        Collaborate and communicate effectively with internal teams
Core Competencies:
     Extensive purification and separation experience required
     Technical knowledge of extraction and purification processes required
      Ability to present creative solution to complex problems
      Excellent communication and ability to articulate complex ideas clearly
      Strong organizational skills
      Ability to work autonomously
     Technical knowledge of fermentation processes a plus
      Familiarity with aseptic technique and microbiology lab equipment a plus
Preferred Qualifications & Experience:
        Ph.D  in chemical engineering, microbiology, or related field +2 years of relevant work experience in purification/recovery in chemical engineering, microbiology or related field MS and 5 + years, BS and 7+ years of relevant work experience in purification/recovery
     Industry experience
     Scale up experience
Diversity at C16 Biosciences
C16 Bio celebrates diversity in all its forms, we are committed to offering equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, and more.

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