Fermentation Scientist (M/F)

  • CDI
  • Temps plein
  • 69007, Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France
  • Fermentation & Bioprocessing

Bon Vivant is France’s pioneering fermentation-based dairy products company. Our mission is to accelerate transition to a greener and more human tomorrow. Thanks to our technology we can create tasty, nutritious, and functional dairy products without using animals.

We are building an international team of dairy products lovers that want to reinvent the food industry. We are looking for a Fermentation Scientist (M/F) to join our team and to harness the power of fermentation technology to create alternative milk proteins.

This person will be responsible to manage fermentation research and testing to fully characterize fermentation kinetics.

This position is based in Lyon.

What you will be doing

  • Manage fermentation trials in a project mode.
  • Optimize fermentation performance in coordination with the Director of Bioprocess.
  • Draft and share the results with the team.
  • Analyze the results and statistical analysis).
  • Support quality system documentation.
  • Ensure compliance with organizational and safety rules.

About you

  • You are passionate about Bon Vivant’s mission.
  • Master or PhD in Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biology, Biotechnology or related disciplines
  • Previous industrial experience within biotechnology focused on research and development
  • Skilled and experienced in open innovation set-ups
  • Strong scientific background in microorganism development / use and biotechnology processes
  • Capable of managing complex tasks under time pressure
  • Collaborative and open-minded
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skill
  • Passion for sustainability, curiosity, interest in developing an holistic view of the topics investigated

What we offer

  • A competitive salary and participation in Bon Vivant’s ESOP (Employee Stock Option Plan)
  • A caring company culture with a dual mission i) to build the future of the dairy industry ii) to attract and develop exceptional people

In concert with our culture, Bon Vivant includes everyone and that means embracing the strengths of diversity, connectedness, and inclusion. Through conscientious efforts, we celebrate cultures, perspectives, and experiences from all over the world to support our platform that is built for all regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, veteran status or any other aspect which makes an individual unique or protected by laws and regulations in the locations where we operate. Thus, Bon Vivant is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we commit to continue this throughout our processes for recruitment, compensation, benefits, performance, promotion, and all other conditions and terms of employment.