Research Engineer / Process Development Scientist

  • Singapore
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Shiok Meats

  • Experience: 2 years yr(s)
  • Posted: 21/06/2022
  • No of Positions: 1

Job Description

    Shiok Meats is seeking to hire a Research Engineer / Process Development Scientist, who will work closely with Bioprocess Engineers, to carry out small scale process development & optimization experiments, perform data analysis and assist with bioreactor scale-up for cultivated meats across a variety of species. 

    Key Responsibilities:

    Procurement, installation, operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment, especially for cell culture and bioreactor systems

    Key role in operation of laboratory scale bioreactor systems for suspension/adherent cell culture, bioreactor operation and small-scale experiments to support process setup.

    Experimental design for optimization upstream process parameters

    Assist Technology transfer of manufacturing process to mid-scale bioreactors 

    Be part of the Process development team, by setting up process parameters and development pipelines for various species

    Ability to follow protocols and batch records and provide technical input

    Follow health and safety procedures and implement paperwork as required


    Strongly motivated and believes in mission to bring crustacean meat to market

    Self-starter, energizing, results oriented, and able to multi-task 

    Must be forward-thinking 

    Ability to work independently as well as in a team

    Strong time-management and organizational skills

    Demonstrate initiative and pro-active approach

    Have great attention to detail and ability to keep detailed written records 

    Have strong communication skills including verbal and written (English)


    The position is full-time and the candidate will be compensated similar to industry standards. 


    To apply, please upload a cover letter, 2-page CV and expected salary(all combined into 1 pdf file).

    Due to a high volume of incoming applications, we will not be able to respond to all applicants. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified for interviews. Also, we will not entertain applications received via LinkedIn or other platforms.

  • Salary: $ 4300 - $ 5300 Per Month
  • Role: Research Engineer / Process Development Scientist
  • Employment Type: Full time

Desired Candidate Profile




    Required background:

    Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

    Preferably at least 1-2 years of relevant working experience

    Familiar with bioprocessing and production equipment 

    Proficient both in oral and written communication.

    Preferred experience:

    Good understanding of engineering/ scientific experiments, tests, and data collection protocols

    Able to draw conclusions and make recommendations based on research data and findings

    Able to design, organize, and coordinate scientific and/or engineering research projects.

Company Profile

Shiok Meats is a cultivated meat and seafood company – the first of its kind in Singapore and South-East Asia.
“Shiok” in Singapore and Malay slang means fantastic, delicious, and simply, pleasure.
Shiok Meats also owns SEA’s first cultivated red meat company, Gaia Foods.
Our mission is to bring delicious, sustainable, and healthy seafood to your table, using our technology to grow meat from healthy cells instead of animals. Currently, we produce crustaceans like shrimps, crabs, lobsters and are the first in the world to do so using cellular agriculture technology.
Our meats are real meat, delicious and nutritious. Our meats are animal-, health- and environment-friendly.
Same great taste, better for the planet!
We are currently in the R&D phase and target to commercialise in 2023.

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