Fermentation Technician (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Hamburg

Your mission
  • Sustain and grow our internal fungal strain bank
  • Prepare inoculum and supervise seed lines for fermentation runs 
  • Prepare relevant media and precultures for diverse R&D experiments 
  • Set-up reactors / fermenters for trials from lab to pilot scale 
  • Take and process samples from fermentation trials to gain knowledge from every fermentation runs 
  • Write, review and update SOPs to consolidate internal know-how and ensure structured and reproducible workflows 
  • Support in maintaining and fixing laboratory equipment
Your profile
  • Training as BTA or BSc with focus on Bioengineering, Process engineering or equivalent 
  • Fundamental experience working in a lab and pilot environment 
  • Fundamental experience running fermentation and biocatalysis trials at different scale 
  • Hands-on, flexible and pragmatic mindset 
  • Familiar with analytical methods such as UV-vis, HPLC, GC-MS, cell dry weight measurement, etc.. 
  • Familiar with general safety guidelines and working protocols pertaining to the work in a biological and chemical lab 
  • Effective team player with a solution-oriented mindset 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc…) and other device-specific software relevant in a lab environment 
  • Fluent in English and German
Our Benefits:
  • Firstly, join us in the journey as we change the food system as we know it! 
  • Dynamic and diverse mission-driven team from 25 different countries 
  • A fast growing company with opportunities for personal development 
  • Flexible working hours with Home Office days in an innovative and agile working environment 
  • Monthly benefits through gym membership, Benefitsy and language classes 
  • Flat hierarchies, short decision paths and a high level of autonomy over your projects 
  • Great team events such as “lunch & learn”, “Demo Day”, cultural celebrations and food tastings 
  • Drinks, cereal bar and fresh fruit at the office and our home products tasting session for new employees 
  • Subsidised public transportation ticket (Deutschlandticket)
About us

Mushlabs is a biotech startup using cellular agriculture to create the next generation of sustainable foods from the roots of mushrooms. We grow fungal mycelium to create nutritious and delicious raw ingredients that form the basis of nutritious and sustainable meat substitute products. Our mission is to create a circular food system that provides accessible nutrition for the growing population while preserving our planet.

Our CEO founded Mushlabs in 2018 with the clear goal of disrupting the food system. Today the company has over 65 employees from 23 different countries who share that same goal. We are a diverse team of scientists, industry experts, and business evangelists. We love what we do and enjoy working in a high growth and ambitious environment. We move fast and hire great people to take on exciting responsibilities. Join us if you are looking for a great opportunity to learn, grow, and have fun while changing the future of food.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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