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Senior Manager, Novel Process Platforms in R&D

Location: Denmark : Hoersholm 
Country: Denmark 

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Are you ready for playing a key role in developing the future manufacturing technologies of Chr. Hansen and bring them to scale in Global Operations? Are you an experienced technology leader for managers and highly skilled scientists? Then you might be our new Senior Manager and ready to be in front of our Novel Process Platforms organization.

About the organization
Novel Process Platforms is organized in the R&D function “Process Science and Development” responsible for development and design of all manufacturing processes in Chr. Hansen. “Process Science and Development” is an international organization of 100 scientists and technicians in three countries, industrializing ideas and bringing them into commercial scale.

What would your role look like?
As Senior Manager for Novel Process Platforms you will be responsible for the development of novel manufacturing concept processes for our business areas. Your organization will deliver innovative production processes through collaboration with Global Operations to sustain and improve scalability and ensure delivery to customers. In the position you will:

  • Head the Novel Process Platforms management team 
  • Constantly develop and improve people and organization to provide the needed competences and agility to adjust to the ambitious innovation agenda in Chr. Hansen
  • Apply innovative approaches and technologies to achieve application goals and to challenge the status quo
  • Establish network across the organization and especially build a strong bond to peer leaders in Global Operations. 
  • Be responsible for the process development IP strategy
  • Step into the Process Science and Development Leadership team, that has the overall responsibility of developing and building Chr. Hansen’s future manufacturing solutions.

  • Who are we looking for?

    The ideal candidate:

  • Holds a MSc or PhD degree in Industrial microbiology, Bioprocess engineering, Biochemistry, Microbial Physiology or related scientific field
  • Has a background in microbial fermentation, bioengineering and in-depth physiology of microbes
  • Is an experienced Innovation leader (+5 years) within development of fermentation and/or downstream bioprocesses
  • Is passionate and creative and holds a strong track record in bringing new ideas to life.
  • Understand to bring value to our cross functional environment 
  • Can translate the strategy into tangible measures
  • Has experience within Intellectual Property protection

  • Being a new Senior Manager for Novel Process Platforms, we also expect you to possess strong interpersonal skills, you are outgoing, communicative and not shy of speaking up. You have the ability to create a trustful environment, you are proactive and find it natural to challenge existing procedures and processes. You are visionary and can communicate and hold on to your vision while balancing short and long term activities aligned with the strategic goals of Chr. Hansen. Finally, as English is the corporate language of Chr. Hansen, you need to be fluent in English, both orally and in writing.

    What we offer you? 
    You will be a part of an inspiring workplace with dedicated colleagues delivering innovative and high quality results in an informal and cooperative atmosphere. You will be applying your competences in an environment built on trust. You can expect a dynamic and challenging workday and opportunities for personal and professional development. 

    For further information
    If you have any questions please contact Vice President of Process Science and Development, Susanne Grøn at 

    Please apply online. Application deadline is May 7th 2021 . Applications will be reviewed continuously.

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    About Chr. Hansen

    Chr. Hansen is the world’s most sustainable food ingredients company and uniquely positioned to drive positive change through our microbial solutions, which touch the lives of more than 1 billion people every day. Over more than 145 years, we have worked to enable sustainable agriculture, cleaner labels and healthier living for more people around the world. We have come far on our journey, and delivered strong results, and as we continue to unlock the power of good bacteria through new technologies, there is so much more we can do. We are passionate about what we do because we know we can make a difference for people, animals and plants. And ultimately for our planet. It’s part of our culture, our history and our strategy.

    Our employees are at the heart of everything we do and the driving force enabling us to live our mission to pioneer microbial science to improve food, health and productivity in our endeavor to grow a better world. Naturally.

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