WHAT WE STAND FOR

Build Trust

At String, we believe in transparency and open communication. Our open office layout helps to foster collaborations and orthogonal discussions, that stimulate creativity.

Be curious

We strive to stay at the cutting edge of science and business. Our team activities enable us to have our fingers on the pulse of the technology highway and encourages constant learning.

Together we can

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to maintain a workplace where everyone – people of all races, genders, religions, regions – truly feel welcomed and work together to achieve the common goal of scientific excellence.

Women at String

Women at String is a forum to support the female workforce, to trigger critical discussions on gender specific challenges, and to ensure continous dialogue towards creating a fair workplace for women.

Highest Standards

We demand the best of each other. We work together to deliver the best of our potential to our partners, investors, customers and consumers.

Passion & Play

Our core value is to make passion play. In today's times where one is always plugged in, we integrate play into work through various activities. From knowing each other's eccentricites, to fostering trust and friendships, these go a long way to encourage work-life balance.

EMPLOYEES SPEAK

CURRENT OPENINGS

PROCUREMENT LEAD/ STRATEGIC SOURCING

Position: Procurement Lead/ Strategic sourcing

Location: Bangalore, India

Contact:Please email people@stringbio.com

No of Openings: 1

Position: Fulltime

Responsible for direct and Indirect sourcing/purchase. Perform procurement management including - strategic sourcing, lead and source materials on time at a competitive price in compliance. category management, packaging material, engineering spares and consumables, supplier relationship management, contract performance, and risk management.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Setup End to End Procurement processes, policies and procedures.
  • Lead and source materials (RM, PM, Engineering Spares, consumables etc) on time, at a competitive price in compliance with the company’s internal procurement policy (TBD).
  • Plan and execute negotiations for both formal tenders and ad-hoc activities ensuring that the Business obtains the best value on all its spend.
  • Assess and reorganize current procurement buying processes, analyze existing materials, vendors, pricing and strategize and develop long-term cost-effective procurement strategies
  • Ability to quickly identify areas for improvement and provide recommendations to the management.
  • Research and select key vendors and suppliers.
  • Streamline and forecast material needs, buys, and pricing.
  • Actively leading the procurement continuous improvement agenda to ensure correct/ efficient Procurement processes are in place.
  • Material Planning and optimization.
  • Inventory planning and Streamlining supplies.
  • Vendor evaluation for all the active vendors.
  • Ensuring that submission of monthly purchase statement to the a/c or finance dept before first working of every month for GST filing or other statutory requirements.
  • Ensuring that submission of all purchase invoices to a/c or finance dept after approval from authorized approver and follow up of payment for the same as per vendor credit terms & conditions.
  • Analyzing current vendor services and cost structures to develop short- and long-range plans to improve sourcing costs and vendor performance.
  • Manage and measure quality and risk for each vendor to validate that we are working with the right suppliers in a sustainable relationship.
  • To develop the inventory norms as per lead time, quality rejection, stocking norms, import criticalities etc.
  • CANDIDATE PROFILE

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • 8 - 12 years of experience in Direct and Indirect procurement role in (Bio/Chemical) industry.
  • Expertise in procurement policy, procedures and processes.
  • Good knowledge in the technical aspects and ensure quality goods purchased and benchmarked with the set standards.
  • Experience purchasing of all raw material, packing material, capital and others for production & office in an effective and efficient manner in order to meet regular schedules.
  • Experience in contractual agreements, negotiating commercial terms and service level agreements covering various spend categories.
  • PERSONAL QUALITIES:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Capacity to be proactive and take initiatives.
  • Ability to work independently and deliver on project objectives.
  • Creative, out-of-the-box thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, including the ability to create/manage complex spreadsheets and perform quantitative analysis in MS Excel.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Self-starter, able to manage multiple projects and succeed in a dynamic environment with minimal direction.
  • Ability to recognize future trends.
  • MANAGER/ Sr MANAGER DOWNSTREAM SCALE UP AND TECH TRANSFER

    Position: Manager/Sr Manager Downstream Scale up and Tech transfer

    Location: Bangalore, India

    Contact:Please email people@stringbio.com

    No of Openings: 1

    Position: Fulltime

    Responsible for development and scale up of downstream operations of biotech processes. The responsibilities will include conducting trials to validate lab processes, generating data for scale up, documentation and data analysis. Good knowledge of unit operations like product separation, purification, concentration and drying is a plus. 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

  • Design, build and manage the downstream scale up/tech transfer group and operations.
  • Validate techno-economic analysis of downstream operations for multiple product lines.
  • Validate fit-for-purpose processing and purification experiments according to the stage of development.
  • Ensure delivery of developed purification processes and products to customer defined specifications.
  • Ensure scientific evaluation of impact of deviations to downstream processing operations.
  • Ensure continuous improvement within downstream process activities.
  • Perform, develop and optimize robust, efficient, scalable strategies for improving process performance.
  • Evaluate and leverage advanced technologies for successful process development and manufacturing.
  • Ensure robust and timely technology transfer between different sites.
  • Collaborate closely with other complementary and related functional teams.
  • Communicate with clarity/integrity on projects/functions to management and stakeholders.
  • Stay updated with recent technologies and identify critical advances for process improvement.
  • Develop and implement optimal EHS protocols for downstream operations.
  • Use knowledge of processes to advance projects under shifting priorities and timelines.
  • Be a conscientious laboratory citizen, adhere to EH&S standards.
  • CANDIDATE PROFILE

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Engineering/Master degree (PhD preferred) in biotechnology
  • 10+ years in the biopharmaceutical/ biotech/life Science industry
  • Solid and proven theoretical basis and hands-on experience in scaling up downstream processing operations.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • PROCESS ENGINEER

    Position:Process Engineer

    Location: Bangalore, India

    Contact:Please email people@stringbio.com

    No of Openings: 1

    Position: Fulltime

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for supporting the Scale-up and Engineering projects requirements
  • Project experience with Design projects especially end-to-end life cycle projects, validation of automation, packaging, utilities, and/or facilities in biotech/chemical/pharmaceutical is desired.
  • Hands-on Knowledge of Mass Balance, Heat Transfer, PFD, Equipment Sizing, Scale-up, Heat Loss Calculations, CFD.
  • Good technical writing and oral communications.
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office).
  • Candidates need to possess good communication and interpersonal skills, flexibility with tasks, and the ability to interact with all levels of management, clients, and vendors.
  • Providing technical advice, Presenting designs to managers and clients.
  • Perform process engineering calculations to support design work.
  • Ability to work on all product stages from research and development to design and manufacture.
  • This role requires traveling based on project requirement.
  • CANDIDATE PROFILE

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • BE/BTECH – Chemical Engineering
  • Relevant work experience of 03 - 05 years in biotech/pharmaceutical/chemical industries.
  • Knowledge of GMP environments, sizing of process equipment, and utilities.
  • Knowledge of engineering standards.
  • PERSONAL QUALITIES:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work independently as well as a part of a team.
  • Person of integrity, trust & honesty.
  • Adapt to a start-up environment culture.
  • RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

    Position: Research Associate

    Location: Bangalore, India

    Contact:Please email people@stringbio.com

    No of Openings: 1

    Position: Fulltime

    The incumbent will be responsible for managing all scientific experiments related to plant growth, developmental trials, documentation, data analysis and product specs. Candidate with strong knowledge of the agricultural market is preferred. Candidate is someone who is enthusiastic about taking on 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

  • Design, set up, execution, and analysis of experiments related to the application of agricultural products in various crops.
  • Developing robust protocols for testing the efficiency of different agricultural products for improving plant growth and productivity.
  • Developing formulations and stability studies for agricultural products.
  • Optimizing agricultural products for performance and stability.
  • Plan and implement greenhouse/ field experiments. Managing multilocation field trials with partners and academic labs.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams and work closely with a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Data collection, analysis, and interpretation of data generated from field/ wet-lab experiments.
  • Assist scientists/other team members in the various ongoing research activities.
  • Manage and deliver against project goals and timelines.
  • 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 under shifting priorities and timelines.
  • CANDIDATE PROFILE

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • MSc in Agricultural Sciences/ Horticulture
  • Minimum 1-2 years of relevant experience, preferably with a research and development organization implementing agriculture-related projects.
  • Ability to independently plan and carry out research on various projects and work towards the attainment of project objectives.
  • Previous experience in assisting or managing product validation or multilocation trials.
  • Sound knowledge of experimental designs, statistical analysis, proficiency in computation skills for document processing, and preparing presentations.
  • PERSONAL QUALITIES:

  • Minimum 1-2 years of relevant experience, preferably with a research and development organization implementing agriculture-related projects.
  • Ability to independently plan and carry out research on various projects and work towards the attainment of project objectives.
  • Previous experience in assisting or managing product validation or multilocation trials.
  • Sound knowledge of experimental designs, statistical analysis, proficiency in computation skills for document processing, and preparing presentations.
  • DATA SCIENTIST

    Position: Data Scientist

    Location: Bangalore, India

    Contact:Please email people@stringbio.com

    No of Openings: 1

    Position: Fulltime

    We are looking for a Data Scientist to analyse large amounts of raw information and automate controls and collection processes. The employee will be part of a team to build data products, analytical tools and control algorithms. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills are essential for interpreting data. Experience with machine-learning and predictive modelling is a plus.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Undertaking data collection, pre-processing and analysis.
  • Building models to address critical trends for better decision making.
  • Presenting information using data visualization techniques.
  • Build predictive models and machine-learning algorithms.
  • Identify valuable data sources and automate collection processes.
  • Undertake pre-processing of structured and unstructured data.
  • Analyse large amounts of information to discover trends and patterns.
  • Build predictive models and machine-learning algorithms.
  • Present information using data visualization techniques.
  • Propose solutions and strategies to data architecture.
  • Collaborate with engineering and product development teams.
  • CANDIDATE PROFILE

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • BSc Mathematics /BE in Computer Science Engineering or relevant field - Required
  • Graduate degree in Data Science / quantitative field is preferred- Desirable
  • Overall experience of 2+ years.
  • Proven experience as a Data Scientist or Data Analyst.
  • Experience in data mining.
  • Understanding of machine-learning and operations research.
  • Knowledge of SQL and Python; familiarity with C++ is an asset.
  • Experience using business intelligence tools (e.g., Tableau).
  • Analytical mind and business acumen.
  • Strong math skills (e.g., statistics, algebra).
  • Problem-solving aptitude.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • PERSONAL QUALITIES:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work independently as well as a part of a team.
  • Network builder.
  • Person of integrity, trust & honesty.
  • DESIGN ENGINEER

    Position: Design Engineer

    Location: Bangalore, India

    Contact:Please email people@stringbio.com

    No of Openings: 1

    Position: Fulltime

    Supporting the Engineering projects from the conceptual phase till the commissioning phase.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, conceptualize and create mechanical designs, piping layouts - specifications for design, development, and support in installing new or modified mechanical components or systems.
  • Provide mechanical engineering support from conceptual through detailed design, commissioning, and qualification during projects. To provide commissioning and troubleshooting support for equipment and utility systems.
  • Develop testing processes and perform testing and validation of new designs.
  • Providing technical advice, Presenting designs to managers and clients.
  • Perform process engineering calculations to support design work.
  • Ability to work on all product stages from research and development to design and manufacture through to installation and final commissioning.
  • This role requires traveling based on project requirement.
  • CANDIDATE PROFILE

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • BE/BTECH – Mechanical
  • Knowledge of GMP environments, AutoCAD software.
  • Sizing of utilities and Engineering standards.
  • Sizing of piping and HVAC design.
  • Relevant work experience of 03 – 05 years in biotech/pharmaceutical/chemical industries.
  • PERSONAL QUALITIES:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work independently as well as a part of a team.
  • Person of integrity, trust & honesty.
  • Adapt to a start-up environment culture.
  • RESEARCH ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE - FERMENTATION

    Position: Research Assistant/Associate- Fermentation

    Location: Bangalore, India

    Contact:Please email people@stringbio.com

    No of Openings: 1

    Position: Fulltime

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    Responsible for a significant role in our upstream process development includes executing bench-scale fermentation with the goal of achieving improved KPIs. Independently operating bioreactors at a laboratory scale, preparing media, processing samples, and analyzing results.

  • Performs a wide range of laboratory bench experiments related to existing bioprocesses.
  • Conducts fermentation experiments using shake flasks, bench-scale and scaled-up bioreactors to optimize the production and achieve higher bioactivity.
  • Conducts downstream processing related to harvest, concentration, separation and 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.
  • Contributes to experimental design, data analysis, writing of technical reports, and other required documentation. Maintains a comprehensive record of all data.
  • Collaborates with scientists and research assistants within and outside the fermentation research team.
  • Be a conscientious laboratory citizen and adhere to EH&S standards.
  • Work on a shift basis on a weekly rotation.
  • CANDIDATE PROFILE

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • M.Sc/B.Tech/M.Tech in Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Biochemical/Chemical Engineering.
  • 1+ years of relevant experience in Bio-industrial, Pharma or life sciences in Fermentation is preferred.
  • Experience in standard analytical, biological, and wet chemistry laboratory equipment, as well as experience in aseptic technique and other classical microbiology techniques, is desired.
  • Enthusiastic about laboratory bench work, exhibits meticulous attention to detail and has an eagerness to learn new techniques.
  • PERSONAL QUALITIES:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Capacity to be proactive and take initiative.
  • Creative, out-of-the-box thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office & MS Excel.
  • Self-starter, able to manage multiple projects and succeed in a dynamic environment with minimal direction.
  • Time management