DSP Scientist



Île-de-France, France · France
Posted on Tuesday, January 16, 2024

DSP Scientist

Type of contract
Ingredient Production
Contract duration
Ideal Starting Date
Position's status
1 more property
A few words about us! Nutropy develops the next generation of dairy products. Nutropy is a Venture-Backed French company that develops an animal-free plug & play milk replacement for large scale dairy applications through our precision fermentation technology. We produce milk proteins and fatty acids identical to those produced by cows to enable the production of cheeses that taste as good as conventional cheese but are more sustainable, healthier and better for the animals. 🌐 Linkedin

📑 Job description

At Nutropy, your job will consist in:
Design, plan, execute and analyze different experiences in the downstream processing (DSP) pipeline hand-in-hand with your supervisors and colleagues, working both autonomously and in collaboration
Develop and optimize different downstream processes for recombinant protein and molecule isolation
Develop and conduct and/or validate analytical assays to characterize recombinant products and DSP efficiency
Identify bottlenecks and re-design processes accordingly
Perform experiments at lab scale and conduct product characterization
Manage a rigorous lab notebook, write SOPs and maintain logs of batches
Prepare and present results with statistical analyses, conclusions and technical recommendations to your supervisors and the team
Contribute to IP generation
Manage and mentor junior team members
Collaborate with the different departments
Collaborate with external CMO and analytic partners
Perform literature searches when necessary and propose innovative solutions
Maintain equipment as well as laboratory inventory, consumables and solutions
Undertake any other activies as needed by the business

🛠️ Skills we are looking for

Education & Experience:
Graduate degree in food, chemical or biochemical engineering or biotechnology, or similar relevant tracks.
A previous experience in a lab (public or ideally private such as a start up or small business) working on DSP, ideally with similar responsibilities
Ideally experience with DOE, data visualization and analysis
Ideally, hands-on experience with DSP units, technology transfer and scale up
Speak English professionally, ideally speak some French
Independant, well organized and proactive
Precise and capable of prioritising tasks
Problem-solver and agilist
Strong communicator
Interest in alternative proteins
Positive and benevolent outlook
Motivated to work in a dynamic start-up environment
Strong desire to join a company that is positively changing our food system and planet

💪 What we offer

When you come to work at Nutropy, your day-to-day is directly responsible for improving the quality of our products. Your role will be pivotal in bringing animal-free dairy to consumers worldwide, positively impacting our food system and planet. In return, here is what we can offer you:
A supportive workplace
A stimulating, fast-paced multi-cultural environment
Salary and benefits
Opportunities to learn and progress professionally

🗯️ Interviewing process

We will organize 3 to 4 interview rounds, including reference checks.
As an equal opportunity employer, Nutropy welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates, irrespective of sex, gender, sexual orientation, ethnic or social origin, disability, religion or belief. Under its equal opportunities policy, Nutropy is aiming to achieve gender parity in staff employed at all levels in the Organisation. At the time of appointment, preference between suitable candidates shall be given to the candidate of the gender which is under-represented in the relevant grades within the category to which the vacancy belongs. During the different stages of the recruitment procedure, specific measures shall be taken to facilitate access for candidates with disabilities.
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