Associate Engineer, Process Technology

Nutley, New Jersey
about 2 months ago
Full time role


Modern Meadow is developing fundamentally new approaches to growing animal products. This includes cultured leather and meat products which require ...

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Job Description

Here at Modern Meadow, we are harnessing the power of design, biology, and engineering to produce a range of bioproducts. As we continue to grow we are seeking to hire an Associate Engineer to join our growing Process Technology team.


  • Understand available instrumentation and execute experiments based on established protocols or procedures with limited explanation and supervision
  • Design process optimization experiments related to material manufacturing processes and scale-up related issues
  • Responsible for capturing all lab and testing data in LIMS
  • Evaluation of new fabrication and material processing unit operations to improve manufacturing process efficiencies
  • Understanding of material performance attributes, such as tensile, modulus, tear, and abrasion to conduct analysis and make data driven decisions
  • Responsible for departmental/team presentations; Drafts SOPs and research reports with guidance
  • Responsible for maintaining scientifically current (state of the art) laboratory environment and/or product inventory.
  • Maintains accurate and complete records consistent with company policy and legal requirements
  • Keep up with the latest scientific and engineering developments by reading the current literature
  • Help facilitate projects through adherence to established project or company timelines
  • Contribute to lab equipment maintenance and safety to help create a safe, effective and efficient working environment; troubleshoots manufacturing issues by running investigations at the lab scale and pilot line facility
  • Keep up with SOP training and compliance responsibilities
  • Utilize DoE methodologies, such as JMP or Minitab
  • Provide routine production support across multiple locations


  • Bachelor's Degree in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Textile engineering or Polymer science
  • Strong background in process engineering fundamentals, materials processing, textile processing or polymer processing
  • A foundation of basic scientific and analytical principles obtained through academic training and/or experience
  • Possesses good organizational, communication, analytical, computer, and technical writing skills
  • Ability to operate in fast paced rapidly evolving environment and be proactive to learn new skills as required
  • Experience in roll to roll manufacturing processes such as coatings, textile finishing, textile dyeing or membrane manufacturing is a plus
  • Ability to provide input on experimental design for method development experiments
  • High degree of personal accountability, with the ability to work independently and deliver results within project specific timelines
  • Ability to work on site 5 days per week 

Physical Demands:

  • Lab work required for this position will involve standing for extended periods of time
  • This individual will be expected to lift approximately 50 lbs. in pilot plant work


Modern Meadow is an equal opportunity employer.
In accordance with anti-discrimination law, we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and
affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability
status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


Modern Meadow is developing fundamentally new approaches to growing animal products. This includes cultured leather and meat products which require ...

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