Air Protein is hiring a
ABOUT AIR PROTEIN
Air Protein is creating the most sustainable meat on Earth. We can feed the growing global population without destroying rainforests or warming the planet. Join our team of passionate scientists, engineers, and business leaders working to transform the future of food—meat from elements of the air.
Air Protein is a modern food company, crafting the world’s first air-based meats to eliminate compromise between nutrition, taste and climate impact. Using novel technology inspired by NASA, we convert elements found in the air into protein using probiotic cultures, then turn that protein into any meat imaginable. Air Protein’s process is carbon-negative by design, using less land and water, and is powered by renewable energy. It’s where cutting-edge science meets bold ambition to reinvent the way we eat.
We’re currently seeking a Senior Bioprocess Engineer (USP) to join our extraordinary team…
Do you have a B.S in ChemE or MechE with 10+ yrs of experience in processes involving high pressure?
Are you an expert in fermentation and gas systems?
Do you have experience with bioreactors, fermenters, and other reactors?
Are you passionate about climate change?
If you answered yes to these questions, then we invite you to APPLY NOW!
BENEFITS AND PERKS WE OFFER:
In addition to the chance to work with a world-class team and cutting-edge technology to help combat climate change and address the impending food crisis, Air Protein employees also enjoy competitive benefits. We offer unlimited PTO, parental leave, 401K match, and compensation plans that include employee equity. Air Protein invests in employee development and the company culture is shaped by shared values:
The Senior Bioprocess Engineer (USP) is experienced with fermentation, gas-to-liquid, gas-to-chemicals, hydrogenation, or related processes. They are responsible for the safe design and operation of gas bioprocesses in the company. This role would play a significant part in optimizing gas generation delivery, and utilization. This position is located in the San Francisco Bay Area and requires candidates to live in commutable distance to the worksite (Relo Assistance Provided)
Chemical or Mechanical engineering degree
10+ yrs of experience in fermentation, gas-to-liquid, gas-to-chemicals, hydrogenation, or other process involving high pressure and/or flammable gasses in an Engineering or operations role.
Experience w/ collaboration with R&D teams.
Understand high gas transfer reactor systems and industrial utilization of hydrogen.
Expertise in aseptic processing, fermentation, and related biochemical processes.
Professional experience in roles requiring both independent creativity and collaboration with multiple stakeholders
Experience developing processes in pilot scale and designing large scale equipment..
Prior experience with production scale biotech process equipment.
Background in food processing, Pharma, or biotechnology to include sanitary factory/process design and GMP regulations.
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At Air Protein, we are committed to providing equal opportunities and encourage people, inclusive of all race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, mental and physical ability, age, ancestry, medical condition, or any other status protected by law to consider joining our team. Because we value a diverse workplace, we prioritize an inclusive climate absent of discrimination and harassment during the application process and while you are a part of our team. If you are passionate about Air Protein's values and mission and think you have what it takes to be successful in this role even if you don’t check all the boxes, please apply. Research has shown that women and people from marginalized groups may not apply for a role if they aren't a complete match. Please don't hold back. We’d appreciate the opportunity to consider your application.