Fermentation and Bioprocessing Engineer / Scientist - Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington, New Zealand
$75,000 - $100,00 NZD per annum
Sep 30, 2016
Nov 11, 2016
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time

Fermentation and Bioprocessing Engineer / Scientist

Callaghan Innovation is a government agency that helps businesses succeed through technology. We work with businesses of all sizes who share the ambition of challenging what is possible. We have a wide range of services to make the road from research and development to market success easier, faster and less risky.

We have a position available for a Fermentation and Bioprocessing Engineer/Scientist in our Integrated Biotechnologies Group. If you would like to work in a stimulating, collaborative environment with a dedicated team of scientists, we would like to hear from you.

The successful applicant will ideally possess: 

  • A tertiary qualification - preferably post graduate - in Biotechnology, Process Engineering, Microbiology or a related discipline.
  • Evidence of strong technical knowledge in their field.
  • Sound business skills and experience working with commercial clients.
  • Proven experience of contributing to and leading projects with a high degree of difficulty requiring logical and conceptual problem solving skills.
  • A demonstrated ability to plan and manage their own work and that of others.
  • Proven experience of consistently producing high quality outputs which have made a significant contribution to their specialist field.
  • The ability to work as part of a team and cross a range of scientific disciplines.

This role would suit an early to mid-stage scientist or engineer with commercial experience in fermentation and bioprocessing technology.

The opportunity for a leadership role could be available to a particularly outstanding candidate. You need to be highly self-motivated, disciplined, result-oriented, and capable of driving a project from beginning to end.

If you feel you have the drive and skills necessary for this role, then please apply now.

To apply for this job, please go to our job site by clicking on the 'Apply' button and enter the job code 4922NSJ.