Research Associate – Formulation And Formatting, Novozymes Ireland job from Novozymes in Cork, County Cork, Ireland

Monday 9th, May 2022


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Cork, County Cork


Environment/ Health & Safety

Novozymes is a reputed company based in Berlin. We are looking for talented professional from the field of Environment/ Health & Safety to join our team as Research Associate – Formulation And Formatting, Novozymes Ireland.

Do you want to rethink your impact, and are you passionate about human health? Then you might be our new .Research Associate – Formulation and Formatting

What if you could work for a cause, not just a company?
Novozymes is the global market leader in biological solutions. We help build better lives. Together with our customers, partners and the global community, we use our innovative thinking and passion for science to boost industries and make everyday products more sustainable for the good of the planet. As the world’s leading provider of industrial enzymes and microorganisms, our bio-innovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many, many other biological solutions that the world can benefit from today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow.

Join us as our new Research Associate – Formulation and Formatting
Do you want to work in an environment in which creativity and challenging the status quo is as valued as scientific excellence? If so, you could be our new colleague in Novozymes OneHealth, an ambitious and entrepreneurial team of scientists, business developers and marketeers, headquartered in Denmark, with teams across the globe. Novozymes OneHealth in Cork is an established global pioneer in discovery, development and commercialisation of proprietary probiotic products for human health. Utilising an impressive portfolio of probiotic strains and enzymes, you’ll be supporting the development of new and improved probiotic finished formats for the fast-evolving human health care industry. Reporting to a Product Development and Formatting Specialist, the successful candidate will play a key role in developing new products, as well as existing product improvements.

Welcome to Novozymes OneHealth
At Novozymes OneHealth we are on a quest to help people live healthier and better lives, by rethinking tomorrow within human health, and finding the one-in-a-trillion verifiable solutions of probiotics and enzymes that can be proven to solve profound health challenges related to modern lifestyles. We have started rethinking tomorrow within human health; thinking outside the box, working in new ways, building different partnerships, pioneering data and digital, discovering ground-breaking science and much more – do you want to join us? OneHealth is a Strategic Opportunity Area within Novozymes working as a corporate venture with a start-up mindset. We are a high-energy team with diverse backgrounds on a mission to develop solutions within gut and oral health aimed at the consumer care space. We focus on probiotic- and enzyme-based solutions and drive development based on strong scientific hypotheses and identified consumer demand.

In this role you’ll make an impact by:
  • Design and conduct research with probiotic bacteria/enzyme ingredients in final formulations and formats with an emphasis on stability in a wide range of dietary supplement formats (tablets, capsules, sachets etc)
  • Execute lab testing of products including bulk density, slug test, tablet friability, tablet hardness, etc.
  • Microbiological enumeration of probiotic bacteria
  • Monitoring, trending and reporting of stability data for prototype and pilot products
  • Maintaining accurate records of laboratory work
  • Interpret and present (oral and written form) results to wider Product Development team
  • Lab support for projects as needed

To succeed you must hold:
  • Batchelors Degree in Food Engineering/Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Biotechnology or other relevant science degree
  • 1-2 years minimum lab experience in formulation and solid oral dose formats preferred
  • Experience with statistical analysis of data
  • Must be able to communicate effectively (verbal and written) and have appropriate organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Good critical thinking
  • Be results-oriented and able to effectively generate, analyse and interpret data to drive research direction and meet project goals
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment

This job will be located at Cork, Ireland

Are you passionate about making a sustainable impact, and do you see yourself in this position? Then unlock your passion and apply today!

Application deadline: 18 May 2022.

Contact details: [email protected]

Novozymes is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability or veteran status.

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Want to learn more?
Did you know, that Novozymes was ranked #7 in Science magazine’s global Top Employers Survey 2019?

At Novozymes, we invite you to join us in finding biological solutions to the world’s problems. Being a pioneering company, we seek people, who are eager to try new things, motivated by challenge and not afraid to fail but driven to try again. And again. Original thinking happens when we’re given the flexibility to focus and the freedom to fully unfold our individual strengths. This is key to our innovation power and how we have become one of the top patent holders in the biotech industry. Learn more about Novozymes, our purpose, and your career opportunities at

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