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Senior Process Engineer
Natural Product Bioactives
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Bruno, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • MS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or allied discipline
  • 5+ years of bioseparations and process development experience with an established record of success; or BS with 7+ years experience
  • Hands-on bench experience to support both scale-up and scale-down research efforts
  • Experience building, commissioning and maintaining bench and pilot-scale equipment
  • Ability to adapt and excel in a rapidly moving environment while prioritizing and managing multiple projects/workload
  • Self-starter with good organizational skills; able to work effectively in cross-functional teams, providing strong analytical, process design, and root cause analysis skills
  • Attention to details that includes rigorous review of the data and record-keeping
  • You are a champion for rigorous science, and proactively educate and learn from others
  • Prior experience managing programs and driving them to completion
  • Commercial product manufacturing
  • Food processing
  • Plant raw material sourcing and food supply chains
  • The salary range for this position is $149,000 - $169,000
  • Compensation for this position is commensurate with relevant qualifications and work experience, academic credentials, job related skills, employment location and other factors
  • More senior candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Develop small molecule process isolation schemes and flowsheets that can form the basis for process design and analysis of economics
  • Construct spreadsheet models of major process streams and economics based on bench and pilot-scale results
  • Evaluate raw material sourcing alternatives in terms of amenability to process unit operations and recoverable yields
  • Design and conduct process feasibility trials
  • Optimize process performance to reliably achieve product specifications, reduce processing costs and increase productivity
  • Identify and engage with pilot and contract manufacturing partners with capabilities amenable to our processes
  • Produce bioactive-rich product formulations at lab-, pilot- and commercial-scales to support product development and regulatory authorization initiatives

51-200 employees

AI bioactive discovery company
Company Overview
Brightseed is on a mission to restore human health. Brightseed’s proprietary A.I., Forager®, accelerates bioactive discovery, biological validation and ingredient formulation from years to months, rapidly revealing new connections between nature and humanity.
  • Hybrid work flexibility
  • Medical, dental, & vision
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Life insurance
  • EAP
  • 401(k) plan
  • Mental health platform
  • Employee discounts
  • Cell phone & commuter costs
  • Parental leave
Company Core Values
  • Truth-seeking
  • Trust
  • Courage
  • Humility
  • Accountability