Principal Engineer - Process Equipment and Facility Design Lead

Memphis Meats

This person will be responsible for the design and fabrication of novel bioprocess equipment to be used in large scale manufacturing of cell-based meat. The role will require skills that span detailed equipment design, overall facility design, and highly effective external partner collaboration and management. This role requires a pioneering spirit and drive to translate your extensive experience with bioprocess equipment into an emerging field with transformative potential.

Duties include:

- Build upon the existing meat cultivator prototypes to further scale those designs and implement best practices for robust manufacturing process equipment

- Lead fabrication of scaled process equipment with reputable skilled external parties

- Lead design and overall construction projects for build out of pilot and larger scale manufacturing facilities suitable for food manufacturing that leverages bioprocess technologies

About you:

- Engineer or applied scientist with 10+ years of experience in design and support of bioprocess manufacturing equipment and facilities.

- Strong background in bioprocess fundamentals that provide the foundation to develop creative unique solutions that still meet the intended design principles. Working knowledge of ASME BPE design standards.

- Demonstrated experience designing and implementing equipment to meet unique process requirements. Includes experience with 3D CAD software for mechanical design such as Solidworks.

- Hands-on experience with bioprocess facilities and equipment including utility systems (high purity water, clean steam, HVAC), sanitary process equipment and control automation, and clean facilities.

- Experience with FAT, SAT, Commissioning and Qualification, including hands on experience starting-up and running new equipment, resolving technical equipment issues.

- Knowledgeable regarding equipment design and documentation standards for cGMP compliance.

- Must be experienced with engineering project execution and project management.

Sounds interesting?