Job details Fermentation Operator

Posting Period

From August 17, 2021
to October 08, 2021

Country or region

United Kingdom


Malvern, Worcestershire

Business Unit

Animal Nutrition


Production / Operations

Entry date

As soon as possible

Job Status

Permanent - Full time

Minimal required work experience

1 to 3 years

Minimal education level required

High school

Work schedule

Hours are 37.5 a week with some overtime and weekend working expected where necessary


Based on experience


Competitive social benefits

Fermentation Operator

Main Functions

Full Job Description

Due to expansion of our manufacturing facility in Malvern, we have a great opportunity for a number of Fermentation Operators within an industrial food manufacturing environment, to join our on-site team in Malvern.


  • Production scale fermentations of lactic acid bacteria.
  • Weighing out of media and blend components according to written formulations.
  • Operation of freeze dryers including loading and unloading of product.
  • Operation of ancillary equipment such as steam boilers, dosing pumps, cooling towers, air scrubber etc
  • Cleaning of equipment and process areas.
  • Working to the required ISO 9001 and relevant Health and Safety Standards
  • Working with minimal supervision
  • Housekeeping and general duties.

The successful candidate will enjoy a stimulating and rewarding role within a fast growing business.

The remuneration package will be subject to experience plus bonus scheme, pension and health scheme benefits. 

Technical skills


  • Accurate and precise record keeping
  • Ability to follow written instructions precisely
  • An understanding of the need for cleanliness and vessel integrity in fermentation processes

An asset

  • 2-years experience within a process industry such as brewing, food or chemical process is preferred, although chemical engineering/ biotechnology/microbiology graduates would also be considered.

Personal abilities


  • Ability to participate in an out of hours call out system including weekend working on a scheduled rota basis


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.

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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