Fermentation scientist


Pioneer a brighter future

At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers and the global community to make an impact and create a better world for those around us, for each other and for the next generation. We use science to advance industries, and as part of Research & Technology, you will create and develop the biological answers that will pave the way for a brighter future.

Scientist for Fermentation Process Development, Copenhagen

Are you eager to try out your talent and ambitions developing innovative processes in Novozymes Fermentation Pilot Plant?

We enable innovation to the market by developing enzyme process suitable for large scale industrial biotech production. You will apply your science background on fermentation process development, including process scale-up and technology transfer to our production sites around over the world. You will drive results on your own and together with other highly skilled scientists and technicians.

The department has a very large fermentation pilot facility located in Bagsværd, Copenhagen. The products handled by the department include a large variety of industrial enzymes, e.g. for Household Care, Biofuel and Food & Feed applications. For the right candidate, the job can potentially be a solid step towards a science-based future career within project and/or line management.

In this position you need to: 

  • Hold a MSc degree in chemical engineering, biochemical engineering or similar, preferentially combined with a PhD
  • Have theoretical and hands-on knowledge of fermentation processes.
  • Have excellent skills in English (written and spoken). Applicants are expected to be well-founded in Danish.
  • Apply your strong scientific background to create results, both on your own and in collaboration with others.
  • Have experience with data-driven decision making and familiar with programming language such as Python/Mathlab/R

Are you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let’s realize your potential together.

About Novozymes

Novozymes is the world leader in biological solutions. Together with customers, partners and the global community, we improve industrial performance while preserving the planet’s resources and helping build better lives. As the world’s largest provider of enzyme and microbial technologies, our bio innovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many other benefits that we rely on today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow. www.novozymes.com


For more information please contact head of department, Morten Skov Jacobsen on email: mosh@novozymes.com

Application deadline: December 30th, 2019.

Please apply online and attach your university diplomas incl. grades with your application


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Novozymes A/S
Publiceret: 2. december 2019