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We, at String, are a blend of biologists, engineers, analytical scientists and chemists who are driven by pushing the technological edge of our work to deliver simple and creative solutions. We offer competitive salaries and a unique environment to make work, play.

If you are a driven, self-motivated, out-of-the-box thinker with oodles of energy and creativity and, would like to explore opportunities at String, please write to us at, admin@stringbio.com

Current Openings

Scale up Engineer - Biotech

Position: Scale up Engineer – Biotech

Location: Bangalore, India

Contact: Please email Subbiane@stringbio.com

No of Openings: 1

This position will be responsible for scaling up upstream and downstream operations of biotech processes. Conducting trials to validate lab processes, documentation, data analysis and generating data for scale up. Good knowledge of unit operations like fermentation, filtration, centrifugation, drying etc. Candidate is someone who is enthusiastic about taking scale up challenges, exhibits meticulous attention to detail, and an eagerness to learn new techniques. The candidate will work very closely with the String team and outside partners/collaborators

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Having good exposure on different bioprocesses for knowledge transfer from process development team.
  • Understanding process and equipment requirement for process and equipment validation.
  • Arrangement and scheduling of equipment, utilities as per process requirement.
  • Conducting batches to validate the process and data development for further scale up.
  • Equipment and Utility sizing, URS preparation.
  • Can draft/edit basic documents like PFD, PID etc.
  • Should have knowledge of different standards like ASME, BPE etc.
  • Be a conscientious laboratory citizen, adhere to EH&S standards, and use knowledge of laboratory procedures to advance projects under shifting priorities and timelines.
  • The position is full-time.

CANDIDATES PROFILE,  EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • M.Sc. /B.Tech in Bioprocess Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology or a related field.
  • 6 years work experience in in bio-industrial, pharma or life sciences preferably in Scale up and technology transfer.
  • Experience in unit operations like fermentation, filtration, drying, centrifugation etc as well as experience in aseptic technique and other classical microbiology techniques is desired
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills are essential as well as good oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Driven, dedicated team player with attention for detail
  • Ability to work independently and deliver on project objectives
  • Capacity to be proactive and take initiatives
  • Good organizational skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Creative, out of the box thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to adapt to changing drivers.

Position: Scale up Engineer – Biotech

Location: Bangalore, India

Contact: Please email Subbiane@stringbio.com

No of Openings: 1

This position will be responsible for scaling up upstream and downstream operations of biotech processes. Conducting trials to validate lab processes, documentation, data analysis and generating data for scale up. Good knowledge of unit operations like fermentation, filtration, centrifugation, drying etc. Candidate is someone who is enthusiastic about taking scale up challenges, exhibits meticulous attention to detail, and an eagerness to learn new techniques. The candidate will work very closely with the String team and outside partners/collaborators

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Having good exposure on different bioprocesses for knowledge transfer from process development team.
  • Understanding process and equipment requirement for process and equipment validation.
  • Arrangement and scheduling of equipment, utilities as per process requirement.
  • Conducting batches to validate the process and data development for further scale up.
  • Equipment and Utility sizing, URS preparation.
  • Can draft/edit basic documents like PFD, PID etc.
  • Should have knowledge of different standards like ASME, BPE etc.
  • Be a conscientious laboratory citizen, adhere to EH&S standards, and use knowledge of laboratory procedures to advance projects under shifting priorities and timelines.
  • The position is full-time.

CANDIDATES PROFILE,  EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • M.Sc. /B.Tech in Bioprocess Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology or a related field.
  • 6 years work experience in in bio-industrial, pharma or life sciences preferably in Scale up and technology transfer.
  • Experience in unit operations like fermentation, filtration, drying, centrifugation etc as well as experience in aseptic technique and other classical microbiology techniques is desired
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills are essential as well as good oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Driven, dedicated team player with attention for detail
  • Ability to work independently and deliver on project objectives
  • Capacity to be proactive and take initiatives
  • Good organizational skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Creative, out of the box thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to adapt to changing drivers.

Project Manager – Business Operations

Position: Project Manager – Business Operations

Location: Bangalore, India

Contact: Please email admin@stringbio.com

No of Openings: 1

 

We are looking for a qualified professional with Biotechnology background and having worked in various product development and business operations projects.

The incumbent will be responsible for planning, coordinating and managing day to day activities of various projects of business operations. He/she will be responsible for making a business case, preparing project documentations, planning and organizing a project from initiation to closure. Good knowledge of biotechnology related projects is essential. Candidate is someone who is enthusiastic about working in a startup environment, manages scale up challenges effectively, exhibits meticulous attention to detail and has an eagerness to learn new techniques and approaches. Candidates with a strong knowledge of nutrition, bio-agriculture and/or cosmetics market will be preferred. This is a full time job.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, coordinate and manage day to day activities of various projects in a timely fashion
  • Ensure all the dots are connected across various functions and teams
  • Set clear project goals and ensure all stakeholders are aligned
  • Drive regular project meetings, minutes and and action register
  • Perform risk analysis and manage change
  • You will be responsible for supervising, managing and motivating team members on a daily basis

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Graduate in Biotechnology
  • MBA is desirable but not mandatory
  • 6 to 10 years work experience in Biotechnology industry
  • Good understanding of bio-processing of upstream and downstream operations
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite.

 

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Driven, dedicated team player with attention for detail
  • Creative, out of the box thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to understand the big picture – see beyond the forest of trees
  • Ability to adapt to a fast moving environment & changing drivers
  • Capacity to be independent, proactive and take initiatives
  • Effective interpersonal skills; Strong oral and written communication skills

Scientist- Fermentation

Position: Scientist- Fermentation

Location: Bangalore, India

Contact: Please email admin@stringbio.com

No of Openings: 1

Fermentation scientist will play a significant role in the upstream process development. Core responsibilities include executing bench-scale fermentation with the goal of maximizing yields. Scientist will be responsible for evaluating fermentation performance of new strains. The ideal candidate will also possess a strong background in computational science and bacterial physiology.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design, execute, and analyze scientific experiments for production of small molecules using fermentation and other techniques.

  • Reliable execution and management of fermentation runs as per company SOPs
  • Develop and optimize fermentation processes using DOE/Statistical analysis.
  • Seek and qualify new technologies that are enabling for accomplishing project objectives.
  • Collaborate with research teams for maximizing strain performance and enabling process scale up
  • Leverage computational modeling for developing algorithms for clustering and ranking unit operations and predicting performance
  • Implement Design-of-Experiment & Statistical Process Control principles for efficiently studying response variables and assessing data quality
  • Test product designs using models and computer-aided design technology
  • Possess knowledge on leveraging computational fluid dynamics for design of efficient bioprocesses
  • Identify new systems and processes to drive quality, efficiency and save costs
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of laboratory work. Evaluate data, prepare technical reports and make scientific presentations.
  • Be a conscientious laboratory citizen, adhere to EH&S standards, and use knowledge of laboratory procedures to advance projects.
  • The position is full-time. Work schedule may occasionally include weekend.

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Advanced degree in Biotechnology/Chemical Engineering or Mechanical engineering field.
  • PhD plus a minimum of 2 years of experience in a scientific or engineering discipline
  • MTech in chemical/Mechanical Engineering/Biotechnology Engineering discipline with 5 years of experience
  • Proven ability to work with colleagues of diverse training, background, and experience level
  • Effectiveness as both a team player and while working independently
  • Capacity to organize and manage multiple tasks and relationships simultaneously
  • Keen problem-solving skills and a strong work ethic
  • Ability to align technical work plans with business and customer objectives.
  • Digital fluency, including experience with MS Office, statistical analysis and DOE and CFD tools.
  • Schedule flexibility necessary to support occasional problem-solving during off-hours
  • Readiness to shoulder responsibility
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

 

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Driven, dedicated team player with attention for detail

  • Ability to work independently and deliver on project objectives

  • Capacity to be proactive and take initiatives

  • Good organizational skills

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Creative, out of the box thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities

  • Ability to adapt to changing drivers

Research Associate- Fermentation

Position: Research Associate- Fermentation

Location: Bangalore, India

Contact: Please email admin@stringbio.com

No of Openings: 1

Fermentation Research Associate will play a significant role in our upstream process development. Core responsibilities include executing bench-scale fermentation’s with the goal of achieving improved KPIs. This incumbent will be responsible for independently operating bioreactors at laboratory scale, preparing media, processing samples and analyzing results. The candidate is someone who is enthusiastic about laboratory bench work, exhibits meticulous attention to detail, and an eagerness to learn new techniques.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs a wide range of laboratory bench top experiments related to existing bioprocess.
  • Conducts fermentation experiments using shake flasks, bench scale and pilot scale bioreactors to optimize the production and achieve higher bioactivity
  • Conducts downstream processing related to harvest, concentration, separation, drying etc.
  • Conducts biochemical quantification assays with fermentation samples
  • Responsible for sample collection, process monitoring, data collection and data recording.
  • Responsible for maintenance of all relevant equipment
  • Conducts independent research with minimal supervision.
  • Maintains comprehensive record of all data
  • Contributes to experimental design, data analysis, writing of technical reports and other required documentation
  • Collaborates with other scientists and research assistants within and outside the fermentation research team
  • Be a conscientious laboratory citizen and adhere to EH&S standards.
  • The position is full-time. Work schedule may occasionally include weekend.

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • M.Sc. /B.Tech in Biochemistry, Biotechnology or a related field.
  • 3 years work experience in in bio-industrial, Pharma or life sciences preferably in Fermentation.
  • Experience in standard analytical, biological and wet chemistry laboratory equipment as well as experience in aseptic technique and other classical microbiology techniques is desired
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills are essential as well as good oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite.

 

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Driven, dedicated team player with attention for detail

  • Ability to work independently and deliver on project objectives

  • Capacity to be proactive and take initiatives

  • Good organizational skills

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Process Engineer- Biotech

Position: Process Engineer- Biotech

Location: Bangalore, India

Contact: Please email admin@stringbio.com

No of Openings: 1

The candidate will be support scale up and process engineering of upstream, downstream and utility operations of biotech processes. The employee will also participate in validation of lab processes, documentation, data analysis and generating data for scale up. The candidate should have good knowledge of unit operations like fermentation, filtration, centrifugation, separation, evaporation, drying, isomerization etc. Knowledge of basic engineering calculations is an advantage. The candidate will work very closely with the String team and outside partners/collaborators.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design and Support scale up of bioprocesses.

  • Understanding process and equipment requirement for process validation.

  • Preparation of equipment data sheet.

  • Preparation of material balance and energy balance for processes,

  • Sizing of equipment and utilities.

  • Design, support and drive process improvement and optimization.

  • Preparation of URS for different unit operations.

  • Good communication skills.
  • Be a conscientious laboratory citizen.
  • Adhere to EH&S standards, and use knowledge of laboratory procedures to advance projects under shifting priorities and timelines.
  • The position is full-time.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • B.Tech in, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology or a related field.

  • 3 to 4 years work experience in in bio-industrial, pharma or life sciences preferably in process engineering.

  • Experience in unit operations like fermentation, filtration, drying, evaporation, separation, Isomerization.centrifugation etc

  • Strong organizational and time-management skills are essential

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Proficiency with MS Office suite.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Driven, dedicated team player with attention for detail

  • Ability to work independently and deliver on project objectives

  • Capacity to be proactive and take initiatives

  • Good organizational skills

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Creative, out of the box thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities

  • Ability to adapt to changing drivers.

Research Associate/Research Scientist (Downstream Process)

Position: Research Associate/Research Scientist (Downstream Process)

Location: Bangalore, India

Contact: Please email admin@stringbio.com

No of Openings: 1

The candidate will be responsible for design, planning and execution of downstream processes. The employee will also be involved in compilation and interpretation of data from lab scale experiments. He/she will be responsible for inventory management which includes the amount and efficiency of product generation. He/she will be responsible for coordination of activities related to departmental audits, communicating with vendors for technical queries, preparation of BMR, SOP, technical presentations and data compilation. The candidate is someone who is enthusiastic about taking challenges and has an eagerness to learn new techniques.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design, plan, test and improve downstream processing for a particular molecule.
  • Support and manage operations of separation, chromatography, TFF, filtration and drying systems.
  • Quantify, monitor and establish the yield and efficiency of unit operations
  • Optimize the process for specific target metrics
  • Monitor and support end to end execution at lab and pilot scale
  • Should be conversant with interpretation of analytical and process data and should be conversant with DSP scale-up principles.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Be a conscientious laboratory citizen.
  • Adhere to EH&S standards, and use knowledge of laboratory procedures to advance projects under shifting priorities and timelines.
  • The position is full-time.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • M.Tech in Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Technology, MS/M.Sc(Science) in Biotechnology

  • >4 years’ work experience in downstream process

  • Experience in unit operations like separation, filtration, drying, centrifugation etc.

  • Proficiency with MS Office suite.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Driven, dedicated team player with attention for detail

  • Ability to work independently and deliver on project objectives

  • Capacity to be proactive and take initiatives

  • Good organizational skills

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Creative, out of the box thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities

  • Ability to adapt to changing drivers.

Product Manager – Animal Nutrition

Position: Product Manager – Animal Nutrition

Location: Bangalore, India

Contact: Please email subbiane@stringbio.com

No of Openings: 1

The incumbent will be responsible for handling the animal nutrition space from factory to client / end user. The incumbent will be responsible for developing product specification, developmental trials to validate the product, documentation, data analysis and publishing. Good knowledge of fundamentals of animal nutrition, physiology, feed formulation and formulation testing s essential. The candidate will also have strong knowledge on the animal nutrition market. Candidate is someone who is enthusiastic about taking product design challenges, exhibits meticulous attention to detail, and an eagerness to learn new techniques. The candidate will work very closely with the String team and outside partners/collaborators.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Analyze, design and develop product specifications for specific target markets such as aquaculture, poultry, swine, pet, cattle etc
  • Establish clear technical specification/requirements and communicate across the team
  • Have a clear understanding of the animal nutrition sector – aquaculture, poultry, pet, cattle and/or swine.
  • Optimize the product design to maximize value.
  • Evaluate, understand and address market/customer requirements
  • Design and execute product validation trials
  • Collaborate within and outside String team for project implementation.
  • Evaluate new techniques in the animal nutrition sector.
  • Participate in techno-commercial evaluation of the projects to allow proper prioritization.
  • Participate in identifying and implementing best practices for product generation, testing and validation.
  • Develop/support implementation of Go to market strategy
  • Develop/support implementation of product pricing strategy
  • Be a conscientious laboratory citizen.
  • Adhere to EH&S standards, and use knowledge of laboratory procedures to advance projects under shifting priorities and timelines.
  • The position is full-time.

CANDIDATE PROFILE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • PhD in Animal Nutrition or MSc in Animal Nutrition with adequate experience or proven work experience as a team leader or supervisor in the animal nutrition space
  • 6 to 10 years work experience in the animal nutrition space.
  • Experience in setting up and monitoring lab scale and farm trials is desired.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills are essential
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite.

PERSONAL QUALITIES:

  • Driven, dedicated team player with attention for detail
  • Ability to work independently and deliver on project objectives
  • Capacity to be proactive and take initiatives
  • Good organizational skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Creative, out of the box thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to adapt to changing drivers.

Senior Scientist – Fermentation Development

Position: Senior Scientist – Fermentation Development

Location: Bangalore, India

Contact: Please email Subbiane@stringbio.com

No of Openings: 1

The Senior Scientist will be responsible for scaling up and optimization of fermentation processes. The candidate will have a strong command of fermentation development, scale up and plant operations.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design, execute, and analyze scientific experiments for production of small molecules using fermentation and other techniques.
  • Optimize the fermentation processes for maximizing production of value added products. Optimize product yield and minimize production cost.
  • Evaluate production processes, check its compatibility/configuration with respect to design and conduct follow-up experiments.
  • Develop statistical models of fermentation production for developing simulations of biochemical production.
  • Analyze and record process flow configurations, instrument specifications, instrumentation and piping diagrams required for systems design.
  • Utilize pilot process data for developing operational narratives.
  • Develop and execute scalable bioreactor control strategies.
  • Conduct detailed analysis, compile and report fermentation data.
  • Scale the fermentation process from demo through commercial scale.
  • Conduct routine maintenance of fermentation laboratory equipment.
  • Analyze batch records and monitor consistency of operations by using appropriate database and statistical tools.
  • Participate in techno-commercial evaluation of the projects to allow proper prioritization.
  • Lead trouble shooting in the plant for process and quality issues.
  • Serve as expert technical support to develop, implement and drive improvement in process safety.
  • Develop, review, update and implement process safety-related Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and guidelines as needed.
  • Track and report process safety indicators, key process safety metrics, action plans, and priority recommendations.
  • Assist in training of plant personnel.
  • Participate in identifying and implementing best practices for plant operations
  • Reliable execution and management of fermentation runs as per company SOPs.
  • Seek and qualify new technologies that are enabling for accomplishing project objectives.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of laboratory work. Evaluate data, prepare technical reports and make scientific presentations.
  • Be a conscientious laboratory citizen, adhere to EH&S standards, and use knowledge of laboratory procedures to advance projects.

CANDIDATE PROFILE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • PhD or MSc in Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology or a related field.
  • 5-10 years’ work experience in in bio-industrial, pharma, life sciences or ethanol industry.
  • Experience with handling and managing fermentation equipment.
  • Experience with fermentation plant management is a plus.
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Creative, out of the box thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Ability to work independently and deliver on project objectives.
  • Capacity to be proactive and take initiatives.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Ability to adapt to changing drivers.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and a team player.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good observation skills for paying attention to details.
  • Integrity, dependability, and persistence towards task accomplishment.
  • Innovation, cooperation and willingness to take on new responsibilities.
  • Strong leadership skills.

Plant Engineer

Position: Plant Engineer

Location: Bangalore, India

Contact: Please email prashanthu@stringbio.com

No of Openings: 1

 

We are looking for a qualified professional with Biotechnology background and having worked with plant maintenance, utility management, safety and statutory compliance

The incumbent will be responsible for handling the day to day maintenance of utilities, plant equipment and other plant related activities. The incumbent will be responsible for executing the preventive maintenance plan, managing AMC’s and spares for safe running of equipment at all times. Good knowledge of biotechnology related equipment is essential. The candidate will also be responsible for EHS related safety activities. This is a full-time job.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Daily maintenance of plant, utilities and updating log sheets
  • Planning and executing preventive maintenance on weekly/monthly and annual basis
  • Creating maintenance SOP’s
  • Managing stocks of supplies and equipment
  • Interactions with vendors for supplies and AMC’s
  • Planning breakdown schedules and cleaning schedules
  • Coordinating statutory compliance
  • Conducting regular self-audit for safekeeping of machineries
  • Handling EHS related compliance activities

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Graduate/Diploma in Mechanical/Electro-Mechanical
  • 6 to 8 years work experience in Biotechnology industry
  • Exposure to equipment’s like fermentation, filtration, drying, centrifugation etc is a plus
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills are essential as well as good oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite

 

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Driven, dedicated team player with attention for detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Capacity to be proactive and take initiatives

Senior Scientist - Analytical

Position: Senior Scientist – Analytical

Location: Bangalore, India

Contact: Please email Subbiane@stringbio.com

No of Openings: 1

We are looking for an enterprising, experienced and technically proficient candidate to lead the analytical chemistry efforts within String. The candidate will be responsible for designing, directing and leading analytical chemistry development, maintenance and optimization work for the String team. The candidate will work very closely with the String team and outside partners/collaborators.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Method development using analytical techniques and instrumentation, such as gas and high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), spectroscopy (infrared and ultraviolet, amongst others), and mass spectroscopy
  • Optimization of methods for throughput, quantification and/or detection limits
  • Maintaining equipment and validating methods
  • Data analysis, processing, compilation and presentation
  • Maintenance of accurate and timely records
  • Lead and manage analytical development efforts within String
  • Provide deep technical expertise regarding analytical chemistry
  • Coordinate analytical development activities within String and with external research and commercial partners
  • Seek and qualify new technologies that are enabling for accomplishing project objectives
  • Be a conscientious laboratory citizen, adhere to EH&S standards, and use knowledge of laboratory procedures to advance projects under shifting priorities and timelines

CANDIDATES PROFILE  EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or a related field
  • Over 5 years work experience in in bio-industrial, pharma or life sciences
  • Experienced in handling and developing analytical techniques for gas and high performance liquid chromatography
  • Experienced in developing and setting up high throughput platforms for analytical sample handling
  • Exposure to downstream processing/ product purification
  • Experienced in leading and managing projects
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite.
  • A track-record of original research and patents or publications in a field related to this position

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Creative, out of the box thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task and, deliver on project objectives
  • Capacity to be proactive and take initiatives
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing drivers.
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Driven, dedicated team player with attention for detail
  • Strong oral and written communication skills