R&D Manager: Bioprocess Engineer

MakeGrowLab is looking for an R & D Manager: Bioprocess Engineer in Pulawy. The selected candidate will be involved in all aspects of scaling MakeGrowLab’s biocellulose based technologies for multiple commercial applications and will be involved in the design/build and commissioning of new equipment as well as improving and maintaining existing equipment and infrastructure.

Key responsibilities:


  • Co-manage implementation of new processes/products and exploring new technology in the area of microbial cultures, bacterial cellulose and new materials as bioprocess technical expert

  • Assist in design bioreactors, fermenters and indoor agricultural equipment for MGL upstream process

  • Assist in research and development of downstream processes and collaborate with design and research associates

  • Oversee R & D pilot production

  • Manage the plant process capability measurement, evaluation programs

  • Lead troubleshooting identification and problem-solving in the plant for process and quality issues as a resource for manufacturing

  • Support in creating company policies including, but not limited to:  Quality, Safety, Food Safety, Environmental, GMPs, and HACCP

  • Accountable for completion of projects that deliver measurable results that are financially validated.


Our requirements:


  • B.S. or higher in Chemical/ Bioprocess / Mechanical Engineering/ Biotechnology or equivalent experience. Higher level degree a plus.

  • Interest or experience specific to farming, particularly indoor controlled environment agriculture

  • Familiar with bacterial cellulose 

  • Familiarity with scalable purification and drying techniques 

  • Pilot-scale / Research Scale-up experience, particularly in Biotechnology

  • Experience with GAP / GMP and engineering for food manufacturing is a plus

  • Experience in aseptic/sterile fermentation/bioprocessing equipment, processes, and techniques.

  • Applicable knowledge of equipment sanitary design (for biotech, food and/or cosmetics) and proper clean-in-place (CIP) techniques

  • Experience transitioning novel processes from research to commercial-scale applications

  • Project management experience

  • Excellent communication skills, comfortable working in a multidisciplinary environment and on research / prototypical equipment

  • Intermittent physical activity including bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, or lifting up to 30 kg.

  • Ability to recognize the opportunity for improvement, lead change, and deliver results.

  • Sensitivity for dynamic business needs with the ability to accept and drive organizational change.

  • Experience supporting regulatory inspections is desirable


Our offer:

  • Full-time position, health and retirement benefits

  • Flexible hours

  • Professional development (Workshops/Conferences)

  • Work with international companies

Operations&Finance Intern

Key activities:

  • Supporting the executive team in a project's milestones & workflow

  • Assist in documenting procedures for third-party monitoring(including PARP grants...etc). 

  • Assist in review and approve all operational invoices and ensure they are submitted for payment

  • Having a keen eye on budgets and budgetary changes.

  • Assist in creating and monitoring projects and teams.

  • Assist in reviewing workloads and manpower to ensure targets are met.

  • Assist in maintaining communication between R&D, production and sales team 

  • Assist in maintaining external communications 

Our requirements:

  • Student, Bachelors or higher in Business Management, Finance or related fields

  • Interest or experience in Biotechnology, Chemistry, and Biology

  • Excellent English and Polish communication skills(Verbal and Written)

  • Great at Excel (Word) and all other data visualization programs.

  • Must have a positive attitude and be able to work with others

  • Attention to detail required


Our offer:

  • Possible Full-time position after the internship

  • Flexible hours

  • Professional development (Workshops/ Conferences)

  • Work with international companies


If you are looking for a new experience away from school contact Us regarding summer and winter internships from:

- Design

- Waste Management

- Material Science

- Marketing

- Others relevant

If you think you can became Future Farmer at MGL, do not hesitate to send Us your CV at


01.11.2020 Pulawy


MakeGrowLab sp. z o. o. z siedziba w Pulawach zaprasza do skladania ofert w zamowieniu:

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bio-materials for mission-driven companies. Our goal is to mimic the symbiotic processes of nature,

to not pollute the environment but enrich it instead.