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Process Development Engineer, Modern Meadow (Nutley, NJ)

Here at Modern Meadow we are harnessing the power of design, biology, and engineering to produce biofabricated materials. Applying the latest tools of biotechnology, we are creating a new type of materials company. As we continue to grow we are seeking to hire a process development engineer who can optimize processes and progressively scale the company’s processing technology from laboratory to production. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Works with cross-functional team to develop, optimize and scale-up of novel biofabrication processes to manufacture ZOATM products 
  • Familiar with sheet manufacturing processes such as sheet forming, pressing, calendaring, drying, finishing etc 
  • Ideate and develop new processing solutions for unique challenges involved in biofabricated material production 
  • Manage the design, fabrication and procurement of any required experimental apparatus to aid in the development of new products
  • Assists in implementing capabilities that would enable us to characterize processes better  
  • Provide process engineering recommendations to research and product development teams during the early research and product development phases to ensure the successful commercialization of new products 
  • Provide engineering technical leadership for capital projects by providing PFDs, P&IDs and equipment functional specifications for different unit operations involved 
  • Perform technoeconomic analysis to guide the sponsoring team in making successful business choices for capital projects 
  • Responsible for producing large size prototype materials to support ongoing product development efforts 

Requirements: 

  • Qualified applicants will possess Ph.D (or equivalent industry experience) in chemical engineering or other related discipline 
  • At least 2 years industry experience in process development and scale-up of material manufacturing processes 
  • Experience in experimental design/DOE, statistical analysis, and process optimization 
  • Critical thinker, problem solver, innovator, eager to learn/question 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment without sacrificing accuracy and quality of work 
  • Strong commitment to safety and provide safety leadership within the team 
  • Organized and detail oriented, particularly regarding maintaining records and documentation 
  • Strong team player and good interpersonal skills 

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Lio Tariman

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