Domaine d'activité
Recherche & Développement
Human care
Desio, Italy
Type de contrat
Fix term contract

Description de l'offre

We are looking for a Down Stream Process Junior Scientist within the RnA (Research and Application) department.

You will be able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team, therefore good interpersonal skills are essential, as is the ability to be organized, react promptly and meet deadlines when under pressure.

This is a rare opportunity to gain a role in an ambitious, growing leading edge company with a global reputation where the atmosphere is professional and friendly, further qualifications and training are actively encouraged in a highly innovative team environment.

As part of the DSP Lab, the main activities of your daily job will be:

  • Collaborating in development, verification or improvement of purification methods of synthetic, semisynthetic or biosynthetic products by means of different separation techniques as filtration, microfiltration, nanofiltration, chromatography, centrifugation
  • Collaborating in the development of drying methods through lyophilization and spray-drying techniques
  • Collaborating in execution of laboratory and pilot scale activities aimed at process development and troubleshooting
  • Support for scale-up of processes developed in the laboratory
  • Perform in-process basic controls
  • Search and review of the scientific and patent literature
  • Activities of collecting, reviewing and managing results related to the search, drafting of research reports and scientific presentation.
  • Managing equipment logbooks, basic maintenance of the laboratory equipment
  • Management of safety records, hazardous disposal and laboratory reagents warehousing


  • Master degree in medicinal chemistry (CTF) or industrial Biotechnology or chemistry
  • Basic competencies and practical experience of the main analytical techniques/instruments
  • Basic competencies of purification techniques (Solid/liquid and liquid/liquid separation)
  • Experience in scientific literature search and review
  • Previous experiences in the field are preferable but not mandatory

Description de l'entreprise

For the GNOSIS BY LESAFFRE Business Unit

For over 30 years, Lesaffre has been involved in Human Health & Nutrition as part of its ambition to Better Nourish and Protect the Planet. In November 2018, Lesaffre acquired Gnosis Advanced Biotech and officially combined it with Lesaffre Human Care to form a new Business Unit named Gnosis by Lesaffre.

At Gnosis by Lesaffre, we are committed to cultivating and to delivering nutritional actives, probiotics, and nutritional and functional yeasts that benefit human health and wellbeing, thanks to the power of microorganisms and biotransformation processes like fermentation. Put differently, we explore life to improve living.

Our vision: At Gnosis by Lesaffre, we strive for a world that moves better, digests better, ages better, feels better, and, ultimately, lives better thanks to microorganisms and biotransformation.