Senior Material Scientist

Permanent employee, Full-time · Cambrium - Berlin Office

What we do
Cambrium’s mission is to trigger the next wave of material innovation. We are leveraging the power of biotechnology to design and develop cutting-edge materials for a greener tomorrow. We enable new biomaterials in cosmetics, fashion and plastics by harnessing nature's building blocks. We have built a platform based on an automated laboratory, machine learning and synthetic biology to design and develop novel protein materials with enhanced chemical and physical properties.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity.  We consider all applications equally regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. We strongly encourage individuals from groups traditionally underrepresented in tech to apply, and we can help with immigration.
Your role
As a Material Engineer you will be responsible to convert the protein pipeline into finished products and define the material design framework for achieving the required technical properties within given industrial regulatory landscapes. You will work at the interface between the R&D, Business Development, and Engineering teams to design and develop novel protein materials with enhanced chemical and physical properties.

What you can expect to do:

  • Design, implement and expand the high throughput material characterisation pipeline within Cambrium’s R&D Team
  • Contribute to the product design process incorporating specific knowledge of industrial benchmarks and customer requirements
  • Create and showcase product prototypes at various stages of the product development process
  • Take a leadership role in the growing Materials Team
  • Interact with external partners in developing collaborations
Your profile

Your skills:

  • M.Sc. or Ph.D. in material science with focus on biomaterials
  • 2-3 years working experience following your studies - industrial or start up experience is a plus
  • Experienced engineering with biomaterials as an alternative to classical materials

You’ll be a great candidate if you:

  • Are excited by technical solutions to the problems of the material world
  • Are a communicator, and you thrive working in an interdisciplinary team
  • Are an excellent planner and know how to set priorities in your scientific work
  • Are a hands-on person and like to build things
  • Have previous experience in lab automation techniques
  • Scaling startup experience a plus

What we offer
In addition to a competitive salary, you can expect the following:
  • Employee Stock Options
  • Flexible working hours
  • Learning & Development Program for all our team members
  • Flexible working hours
  • Regular team events
  • Be part of our journey to a future of sustainable materials
About us
We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity. We consider all applications equally regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. We strongly encourage individuals from groups traditionally underrepresented in tech to apply, and we can help with immigration.​​​​

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