Bioprocess Associate

Memphis Meats, Berkeley, CA

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About us

At the forefront of farming and food, Memphis Meats is innovating new ways to produce real meat, without the need to breed, feed and slaughter animals. Our process begins with an animal cell, which is cultivated and harvested as meat. Memphis Meats is a mission-driven company focused on bringing to meat lovers an authentic product that is truly humane, sustainably produced, nutritious and delicious! We are now expanding our team of dedicated professionals across disciplines to make better meat for a better world.

About this Job
The Bioprocess Associate will implement lab-scale methods for manufacturing cell-based meat products via our proprietary bioprocess. This person will execute and optimize our lab-scale SOPs and will be an important contributor in the design of our pilot-scale manufacturing processes. 

Duties include

  • Execute on lab-scale cell manufacturing processes with aseptic techniques
  • Implement and optimize SOPs for laboratory scale manufacturing 
  • Assist in the development of pilot scale manufacturing procedures
  • Draft and maintain batch records for manufacturing
  • Accountable for troubleshooting & resolution for variance in process outcomes

About You

  • 2+ years of relevant bioprocess manufacturing experience
  • A team player who works well independently and with others 
  • Excellent organizational & time management skills
  • Comfortable operating in role that prioritizes a schedule around routine cell culture work
  • Mastery of aseptic practice & technique
  • Demonstrated cGMP bioprocess manufacturing documentation expertise
  • Demonstrates attention to operational detail, process consistency and product quality  
Memphis Meats is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Memphis Meats

We love meat. It is core to so many of our cultures and traditions. Global demand for meat is projected to double in the coming decades, so we're working to bring meat to the plate in a sustainable, healthy way that is good for people, animals and the planet. That's why we started Memphis Meats. We are developing a way to produce real meat directly from animal cells, using far less land, water, and energy than conventional meat production. We have produced beef, chicken and duck, and we are cooking up a number of other delicious products. Our goal: Better Meat, Better World.

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