Job details Research Trainee

Posting Period

From February 09, 2024
to February 29, 2024

Country or region



Montréal, Québec

Business Unit

Corporate Group


Research and Development

Entry date

As soon as possible

Job Status


Minimal required work experience

An asset

Minimal education level required

Bachelor's Degree


To be determined

Research Trainee

Main Functions

The Research Intern will join a process & product development team and work in the domain of industrial microbiology and biotechnology, the cornerstone of the Lallemand different businesses. The selected candidate will report to the process lab Research Scientist and the R&D Director, Lallemand Corporate R&D.  

Specific tasks associated with this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct various R&D activities;
  • Conduct fermentation activities in the process lab;
  • Operate multiple high-tech equipment’s: bioreactor, separator, spray-dryer, fluidized bed dryer, filter-press, extruder, freeze-dryer and more;
  • Analyze and report fermentation/experiment results in written or oral format;
  • Conduct a variety of lab QC analyses and technical procedures when required;
  • Keep a clean and safe environment in the lab.


Technical skills


  • Technical or BSc degree in Laboratory technique, Biotechnology, Biology, Microbiology, Chemical or Biotechnical Engineering or any relevant discipline
  • Relevant laboratory experience, in school or in internships
  • Good communication skill
  • Relevant computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc)

An asset

  • Experience in yeast fermentation and processing
  • Mechanical aptitude and trouble-shooting skills
  • Bilingual (English & French)

Personal abilities


  • Multitasking, unafraid of challenges
  • Willingness to learn
  • Accuracy and attention to details
  • Diligent and persistence
  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Good work ethics

General criteria

An asset

  • Ability to lift 10-15kg


Lallemand is a privately held Canadian company founded in the late 19th century, which develops, produces, and markets microorganisms for various markets. The administrative offices of the parent company are in Montreal, Canada. Today, Lallemand employs more than 5,000 people working in more than 45 countries on 5 continents.

Lallemand's corporate division encompasses all of the support services offered to our branches. Its goal is to optimize internal processes, ensure that your operation is running smoothly, and that your strategy is well thought-out.

Our corporate branch's head office is located in Montreal, Canada, and relies on a team that specializes in: Management; Finance and accounting; Engineering; Research and Development (R&D); Human Resources (HR); and Information Technology (IT). If you want to help bring enthusiasm, collaboration and innovation to our workplace, we'd love to get to know you!

Please take note that accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

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