Triton is determined to disrupt the unsustainable food ecosystem with solutions that provide better nutrition, better health, and better tasting food.
Triton Algae Innovations Ltd., an innovative future-food technology company, is seeking a process development associate or a process development technician for a position at our San Diego, CA facility. The individual will work under the guidance of a scientist or senior process engineer to develop upstream and downstream algal fermentation processes. The individual will also work to implement established SOPs for pilot scale production of algal biomass.
Under general supervision, carry out fermentation experiments, record data, maintenance of fermentation equipment, troubleshoot experiments.
Carry out fermentation experiments under the guidance of a scientist.
Prep various types of media
Prepare fermenters for SIP or CIP sequences
Follow SOPs for fermentation processes
Microbial contamination screening
Prepare samples for analysis
Communicate with scientist
Submit detailed fermentation shift reports
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Bioprocess Engineering, Microbiology or related field, preferred direct relevant fermentation experience; preferred 1-3+ years industrial experience.
Preferred experience in fermentation, microbial upstream or downstream processes
Prefered strong mechanical aptitude.
Proven ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, etc.).