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Senior Process Technologist

Hello and pleasure to meet you!

We are Cultivated, and we are looking for a great new team member to join us on our amazing journey to improve the food system with creamy, dairy-free, indulgence!


Wädenswil, Zurich, Switzerland



About Cultivated Biosciences

​Our mission is to empower plant-based dairy to give it the creaminess and mouthfeel consumers strive for. To do this we are developing creamy fat ingredients from non-GMO yeast to be sold as B2B ingredients. We have a fantastic team, investors and advisors by our side, such as Arturo Elizondo and Lukas Böni, and are now eager to make better ingredients than any factory farm could together with you! 
Recently, Paul from TechCrunch also wrote about what we’re doing at Cultivated, you can find more here

Your mission

​As Sr. Process Technologist you will be responsible for leading the effort to develop processes to efficiently extract our indulgent cream at an industrial scale. You will work with microbiologists, fermentation scientists, and food technologists to ensure we extract a delicious ingredient in a price-competitive way. As one of our early hires, your role will be pivotal in making dairy-free indulgence a reality for consumers worldwide.

What you need to succeed

  • Masters in Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Food Processing or equivalent

  • > 4 years of industry experience in food processing or industrial biotechnology

  • Experience in lysis and separation technologies

  • Experience scaling up various unit operations 

  • A proactive, entrepreneurial attitude

  • Willingness to learn new things quickly. 


Feel free to apply if you don't check all of our criteria, we are eager to learn about you

Why join?

We are a young and dynamic startup based in Zurich, creating a revolutionizing ingredient for plant-based dairy. We function with a flat hierarchy. The teams’ success will be the company’s success. 

We will offer the following:

  • Flexible working hours

  • Workplace with lake view!

  • Regular team events (including retreats in the Swiss alps!)

  • 25 days of vacation

  • A competitive salary package including stock options

  • An inclusive and diverse culture, that also enjoys to spend time together

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity. We consider all applications equally regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. We strongly encourage individuals from groups traditionally underrepresented in tech to apply.

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