IFF is very excited to welcome a new Fermentation Scientist to our team, and we hope it’s you!
IFF is a global leader in biotechnology; in early 2021, the company consolidated its leadership position by merging with DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences division. The IFF laboratories in Leiden have a long and dynamic history that goes back to the beginnings of modern biotechnology (Gist-Brocades), through pioneering industrial enzyme technology (Genencor), to becoming the world market leader in sustainable bio-solutions (Danisco). To serve our vision of being the partner for essential solutions, we strongly focus on developing and delivering innovative & sustainable high-end solutions to our international customers.
At IFF Health & Biosciences, our Leiden R&D team develops engineered enzymes and their microbial production engines (bacteria, yeast and filamentous fungi) for applications in the areas of food & beverages, biofuels, home & personal care, animal feed, paper & textile processing, and more.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative Fermentation engineer to join our experienced Bacterial & Fungal R&D team, supporting both prokaryotic cell factory engineering projects and product development projects. As a Fermentation engineer you will work in close collaboration with Fermentation scientists, Molecular biologists, Lab automation engineers and Data scientists focusing on applying, developing, and optimizing automated laboratory fermentation tools and processes to test, study and analyze microbial production systems in-depth.
The successful candidate has extensive hands-on experience and in-depth knowledge of fermentation technology. Experience in automating fermentation workflows, and advanced knowledge of applying statistics in data analysis is a plus. Enjoying cooperating in multidisciplinary teams and a passion for science and technology are mandatory.
IFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. Visit IFF.com/careers/workplace-diversity-and-inclusion to learn more.