Junior Process Engineer(Technology Transfer)

  • Singapore
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Shiok Meats

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

Job Description

    Shiok Meats is hiring for a Junior Process Engineer (Technology Transfer) who will carry out mini- R&D plant activities, troubleshoot process-related issues and support tech transfer from R&D scale to mid-scale bioreactor systems. This position will be responsible for execution of day-to-day bioproduction tasks such as cell culture, bioreactor runs and data analysis to evaluate process parameters.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Execute basic plant operations and specific activities as required during production runs

    Carry out plant setup activities (incl. cleaning, configuration and equipment dismantling) along with basic troubleshooting for plant issues

    Monitor and analyse processing parameters for atypical trends and initiate resolution of issues related to daily operations

    Actively support transfer of new processes, commissioning/validation of equipment, basic housekeeping and audits

    Key role in operation of mid-scale bioreactor systems for suspension/adherent cell culture at technology transfer facility

    Responsible for completing tasks which may be preparation of equipment, cleaning, sterilization, preparation of solutions, monitoring, acquiring raw materials etc

    Be part of the scale up team by coordinating with process development and food technology team

    Support continuous process improvement

    Update SOPs and other manufacturing documents

    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 


    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: $ 5000 - $ 6500 Per Month
  • Role: Junior Process Engineer(Technology Transfer)
  • Employment Type: Full time

Desired Candidate Profile




    Required background:

    Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering/Life Sciences

    Preferably at least 1-2 years of relevant working experience

    Experience working in food or pharmaceutical manufacturing 

    Proficient both in oral and written communication (English).

    Preferred experience:

    Experience with in vitro cell culture

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

    Ability to follow protocols, batch records and provide technical input

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

    Experience working in a GMP compliant facility

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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