Cargill Fermentation Technology Manager in Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands
Fermentation Technology Manager
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Job location: Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands
As the Fermentation Technology Manager you will have the opportunity to work with a world leader in large-scale fermentation at Cargill’s 5 ethanol facilities in Europe. This unique role offers exciting career development and leadership potential in Cargill’s growing fermentation businesses. al.
Contribute to the continuous improvement of fermentation processes by developing and implementing novel technology. Act as liaison between the production and research group, and have a strong voice in setting research group objectives in line with cost reduction, productivity, and yield improvements.
Monitor fermentation processes to assure consistency and sustainability. Partner with other fermentation staff in the development of protocols and best practice guidelines as well as the development of strategies to minimize process problems.
Interact with global fermentation team on optimization, development, and start-up of new processes for new and existing product lines.
Provide timely communication to key stakeholders (operations, business leadership, technology, and engineering) on commercial performance and technology efforts.
Active participation and leadership in safety, environmental, food safety and regulatory compliance. Administration including reporting, training, engagement, and budgeting.
Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as required.
Minimum Required Qualifications
M.S. in biochemical engineering, chemical engineering, bioscience engineering, microbiology, or related field
3 years relevant industrial experience
Ability to effectively communicate (written, verbal, presentation skills) at multiple levels within a corporate environment and with customer organizations
Self-motivated with ability to effectively manage change
Experience with data management and statistical tools
Strong problem-solving skills
Desire to work in an operations environment
Demonstrated awareness of safety
PhD in biochemical engineering, chemical engineering, microbiology, or related field
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training
Experience in staff supervision
Experience in maintaining pure culture systems
Experience in microbial physiology and microbial genetics
Industrial scale project experience with process optimization focus
In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.
Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.
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Primary Location Netherlands-NB-Bergen op Zoom
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job
Req ID: BER00456