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Bioprocess Engineer (m/f/div)

Date: Nov 22, 2021

Location: Halle-Künsebeck, DE

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Bioprocess Engineer (m/f/div)


Location: Germany : Halle-Künsebeck

Function: Engineering

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Operations GmbH

Business Line: Research, Development & Innovation


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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  • Development of fermentation-based production technologies for new and existing products as technical expert / project leader     
  • Generation of holistic process concepts for industrialization: meeting customer needs, translation into working plans, evaluation, and documentation
  • Establish models in order to accomplish project goals in a structured and efficient manner (e.g. kinetic; cost; heat & mass)
  • Technology ownership: from lab development to scale-up into industrial scale and continuous improvement
  • Communication and presentation of results to stakeholders
  • Monitoring state of the art of competitors and the scientific community as well as competence development
  • Know-how protection through patent management and publications


  • Successfully completed university degree in biotechnology, chemical or bioprocess engineering or related disciplines
  • Professional experience in industrial biotechnology or Phd-study, focusing on process development / scaling
  • Ability to manage process development integrating multiple disciplines (e.g. strain design, product isolation, product manufacture) in cross function/site teams
  • Good command on IT tools to integrate and analyze data formats / large volumes originating from different sources
  • Very good skills in English, written as well as spoken and the willingness to quickly acquire German skills
  • Excellent communication skills in the context of project and stakeholder management
  • Independent, team-oriented and committed way of working
  • Willingness to travel (inter)nationally to stakeholders and production sites

Your Application

To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://careers.evonik.com.

Please address your application to Stefan Hurler. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact our Recruiting Center Team at  0800 2386645 (Germany only) or +49 201 177 4200.


Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.