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Biochemical Engineer

Job Summary:

The Biochemical Engineer will design biochemical products and solve problems related to materials, systems, or processes using specialized knowledge of biology and chemistry.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.


  • Consults with manufacturing staff regarding issues with bioproduction processes.
  • Evaluates and studies processes to identify areas where improvements can be made.
  • Conducts follow-up experiments to meet process objectives.
  • Works with manufacturing or quality assurance departments to generate product specifications, operating procedures, or user manuals.
  • Reviews biomanufacturing processes to ensure compliance with environmental regulations.
  • Records results of experiments in database and maintains database for future access.
  • Establishes method for transferring processes from laboratories to manufacturing production.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of biology and chemistry.
  • Ability to process oral and written information effectively.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with scientific computer software.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, or related field required.
  • At least four years of related experience required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.


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