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Lab Engineer Biotechnology

Date: Nov 8, 2021

Location: Shanghai Xinzhuang, CN

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Lab Engineer Biotechnology

The term of employment is limited to months.


Location: China : Shanghai Xinzhuang

Function: Innovation Management (R&D)

Career Level: Graduates (< 2 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik (Shanghai) Investment Management Co., Ltd.

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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  • Setting up and developing methods/systems for probiotics strain evaluation and production process investigation
  • Planning experiments to evaluate microorganisms, especially probiotics strains and 1 L scale fermenter
  • Support bio-business in Evonik, e.g., probiotic production and trouble shooting
  • Evaluate bio-related ideas/topics by literature survey and/or lab tests
  • Responsible for and continuously improving lab Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality (EHSQ) standards
  • Technical alignment with internal/external project partners
  • Documentation, summarize and report of lab activities


  • Work experiences: >2-year practical experiences on probiotics strain and/or production process development, background of production plant support is a plus. Talented fresh graduate master who have research experiences on probiotics and/or its fermentation process development can also be considered
  • Education background: Bachelor/master with Bio-related major, e.g., Microbiology, Biotechnology or Biochemistry
  • Strong knowledge of bio-production and bio-business
  • Master of Microsoft software, professional software (e.g. statistical software, VBA scripting) is a plus, but not mandatory
  • Good time and self-management to coordinate processing of submitted work orders
  • Preferably team working experience, willing to openly collaborate internally and externally
  • Good presentation skill
  • Learning attitude, willing to attend training program including travel aboard for a period of learning (3-6 weeks)
  • Language skills: Mandarin and English (fluently in verbal and written)

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 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.