Senior Process Development Engineer

San Diego, CA

Work Arrangement: In Office

Sr. Process Development Engineer I/II

If culture and mentorship are your priorities – you’ve found your match. This pioneer company in sustainability is looking to support and promote a talented Sr. Process Development Engineer II who will assist with providing bioprocess design expertise for the development and deployment of novel biobased chemical processes, The successful candidate will have a strong knowledge of Chemical Engineering.

What you will do:

  • Develop and scale up novel industrial bioprocesses, build bioprocess designs with the associate process models and analysis for commercialization of industrial biotechnologies.
  • Process design, process modeling and techno-economic analysis using Aspen, Hysys, SuperPro, Excel, or other modeling tools.
  • Key contributor to bioprocess technology selection and evaluation including unit operation optimization, scale-up/scale-down analysis including experiment design and planning and data analysis.

Who you are:

  • PhD degree in Chemical or Biochemical Engineering, or related field and a minimum of 7yrs of relevant industry experience

  • Candidates with Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees and a minimum of 10 years of relevant industry experience may also be considered.

  • Expert in industrial process design, development, and optimization, including fermentation and separation.

  • Experience with technology transfer, scale-up, and production including evaluation of CMO equipment and capabilities and onsite support and oversight of operations at pilot, demo, and/or commercial scale.

Why work here:

  • Grow your career: you will have the room + support to transition into more senior roles as well as gaining valuable and transferable experience with sustainable and molecular biology
  • Supportive leadership: you’ll be directly reporting to a competent, devoted and kind manager with a reputation for building successful leaders.
  • Collaborative environment: this is a team-centric, culture-oriented company with a focus on leveraging the unique skills of each worker.


Please email your resume to if you’d like to work alongside some of the finest scientists in the life sciences industry!

Note: We actively support and promote people of various backgrounds, from race, religion, gender to geographical area, university, lifestyle, and personality type. Proven Recruiting is minority-owned, majority women, and is a strong advocate for diversity and inclusion in the broader community. Apply today!



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