Process Engineer II, Supply Operations, Salem, VA

Pioneer a brighter future
At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers and the global community to make a sustainable impact. We use science to advance industries, and as part of Research, Innovation and Supply, you will produce and deliver the biological solutions that boost our customers’ business and pave the way for a brighter future.

Process Engineer II, Supply Operations, Salem, VA
We are seeking a Process Engineer to be a technical professional responsible for production economies and performance for the fermentation or downstream process. In this position, you will support operations by thorough troubleshooting. You will need to communicate effectively within your department and to related areas as well as develop thorough technical knowledge of NZ products. This position will be responsible for new product/process introductions, sponsoring local investments/technical changes, as well as understand production cost drivers.

In this position, you need:
• B.S. or M.S. in Chemical Engineering/Biochemical Engineering with 5+ years industry experience in manufacturing processes
• Besides strong technical engineering skills, you must have a solid background in chemistry, biochemistry and microbiology
• You must demonstrate self-motivation, pro-activity and creativity
• You must be organized and maintain focus on priority issues
• We expect you to be a practical hands-on person, with drive and desire to be on the plant floor with the operators and maintenance personnel whenever needed
• You must have very good written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate with all levels in the organization

If you have any of the followings, it will be a plus:

• Expertise and understanding in Fermentation
• Experience and knowledge in manufacturing processes, equipment and documents comply with current Good Manufacturing Practices and industry safety standards.
• Experience in project engineering
• Statistical background including data analysis and design of experiments.
• Experience with optimization/scale-up of biochemical processes, especially fermentation process.

Are you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let’s realize your potential together.

About Novozymes
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.

Application deadline: April 15, 2018

Novozymes is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability or veteran status.
Ref: 4757BR
City: Salem, VA
Country: USA
Job Area: Production