Job details Fermentation Development Scientist

Posting Period

From April 23, 2021
to May 28, 2021

Country or region

United Kingdom


Malvern, Worcestershire

Business Unit

Animal Nutrition


Research and Development

Entry date

As soon as possible

Job Status

Permanent - Full time

Minimal required work experience

An asset

Minimal education level required

Bachelor's Degree


Based on experience

Fermentation Development Scientist

Main Functions

  • Optimise fermentations in terms of yields and stability by working at small scale and factory scale,
  • Be involved in troubleshooting problems with fermentations at factory scale,
  • Prepare seed fermentations for inoculation of the factory scale fermenters,
  • Any others related tasks.

Technical skills


  • Experience in at least laboratory-scale fermentation (this could be at university doesn’t need to be commercial)
  • HNC/D or Degree qualification in biochemical engineering or fermentation science or biotechnology.

An asset

  • Knowledge of issues related to scale-up
  • Working knowledge of continuous centrifuge operations and options
  • Working knowledge of cryo-protectant options and freeze dryer operation

Personal abilities


  • Team player
  • Capable of a supervisory role over factory operatives
  • Problem solving

An asset

  • Analytical mindset
  • A positive 'can do' attitiude


Lallemand is a privately held Canadian company, founded at the end of the 19th century, specializing in the development, production and marketing of yeasts and bacteria. The company is comprised of 11 major business units, each focused on specific applications of yeast and bacteria, with activities throughout worldwide. Administrative offices for the parent company are in Montreal, Canada. Today, Lallemand employs more than 4500 people working across more than 45 countries, on 5 continents.

Lallemand Animal Nutrition is committed to optimizing animal performance and wellbeing with specific microbial product and service solutions. We develop, produce and market silage additives, probiotics, antioxidants and yeast derivatives for animal nutrition, as well as microbial solutions for animal environment. We serve all livestock markets: ruminant, swine, poultry, aquaculture as well as equine and companion animals. We like to define ourselves as a “field-led science supported” company. As such, our solutions are supported by a strong commitment to R&D and technical support with a team of experts in the field. Our solutions are marketed in over 80 countries around the world, through our own sales teams or local distributors.

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