Standort: Tulln dsm-firmenich
Art: Vollzeit
Firma: dsm-firmenich
Eingetragen am: 2024-06-19

Scientist in Bioprocess Development (m/f/d)

Tulln Austria



Looking for a proficient scientist to drive breakthrough innovation in our R&D department, to establish and optimize bioprocessesfor enzyme production, and actively participating in cutting-edge projects focusing on animal nutrition and health. Seeking a hands-on problem solver passionate about science to join our dynamic team.


At dsm-firmenich, being a force for good is not optional. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is a shared responsibility woven into our daily work to not only benefit our People, Customers & Communities but also drive business value. Equal access to opportunities is a given, belonging is a shared feeling, authenticity is celebrated. 


Your key responsibilities

  • Develop and optimize bioprocesses for microbial hosts for recombinant protein production and other microbial strains (e.g. probiotics)
  • Design, perform, and supervise lab-scale bioreactor processes (upstream and downstream processing)
  • Support process scale-up and transfer to production
  • Scouting and implementation of new methods, techniques, and equipment
  • Troubleshooting & problem solving, processing & interpretation of data, and documentation of results
  • Maintenance and cultivation of a safe working environment
  • Scientific knowledge exchange and teamwork

We bring

  • A rich history and a promising future of bold scientific innovation and passionate creation with our customers
  • A space to grow by encouraging and supporting curiosity and an open mindset
  • Opportunites to make individual, real and concrete contributions to make animal nutrition more sustainable
  • An eagerness to be one team and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future
  • Attractive benefits such as optional Klimaticket for whole Austria (after 6 months of employment), supported canteen, accident insurance for work and private incidents, free drinks, etc.
  • We offer you an income based on your qualifications and market conditions, with a minimum annual gross salary of €42.000 on fulltime basis.
  • Type of employment: Full time for 38,5 hours / week, unlimited contract



You bring

  • Education in biotechnology with experience in bioreactor cultivation of bacteria and yeasts and in-process control
  • Experience with both upstream (microbial fermentation for biomass or recombinant protein production) and downstream processing (separation, filtration, polishing steps)
  • Experience with lab-scale fermentation is a must, large-scale fermentation know-how and knowledge in bioprocess modelling would be a plus
  • A curious approach to problem-solving, fueling innovation by seeking new solutions and perspectives
  • A spirit of initiative and drive for progress, contributing to our collective success as you are empowered to take ownership
  • A commitment to teamwork, fostering collaboration and respecting diverse perspectives


Our application process

Interested in this role? Then please apply online via our career portal.

The process is basically based on the dsm-firmenich application procedure, which is described on the dsm-firmenich career website. For data protection reasons, we can only accept and process applications via our career portal.

For further information, please contact Vanessa Kolm, Talent Acquisition Business Partner,


Eqal opportunities commitment

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.


As a committed equal opportunity employer, we ensure our recruitment practices are inclusive and fair. We encourage  the recruitment of a diverse workforce, representative of the communities in which we work, by using inclusive language, diverse interview panels, diversified sourcing strategies. Selection is based on qualifications, competency, experience, performance history and fit with the team to advance fair and equitable opportunity.  


Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, backgrounds, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. 


We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.


About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.



Agency statement

Please note this is a direct search led by dsm-firmenich. We only accept applications from candidates, not from agencies nor subject to agency’s fees, percentages or similar.  



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