Metabolomics Specialist

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Plaatsingsdatum: 10/09/2018
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SIRE® is the market leader in Life Sciences recruitment. We believe the recruitment market needs to gear up in technology and continuous innovation. We like technology, in a Life Sciences market driven on science, we couldn’t stay behind; we drive Recruitment Science. Investing a majority of our turnover in technology enables us to use unique Resource Technologies. By using highly advanced algorithms, we enable our team of Resource & Data Strategists© to maintain the most advanced, detailed and complete Life Sciences network in Europe. This big data enables us to work Reverse Recruitment©: we first analyze the market in-depth before we go out to the market. Because we analyze the whole market, we can compare facts and data. This enables us to do Facts & Big Data Recruitment©, making sure we, or better yet, you find the right career!Our client is a professional Food organisation, based in Bruxelles-Capitale Belgium.The CompanyThis Belgian company grows rapidly by providing innovative bakery ingredients to customers worldwide. They are entrepreneurial at their core and expect a matching, hands-on attitude from you. In turn, you work with the tastiest products in the most ambitious teams! You can make bakers, pastry chefs and chocolatiers all over the world happy.

Role DescriptionFollowing the latest bakery trends, fermentation is a growing field for this client. Not only does this cross categories - from baking ingredients and powders to chocolate, fruit fermentation - but this also means a lot of new research which needs to be done internally before the products are perfected. This is where you come in!

Your task is to characterize the metabolic profiles of all these different product groups. Through this, you gain insights on the functionalities of micro-organisms and create links between microbes within microbiomes, working closely with R&D colleagues from the respective business unit. The metabolic experience, however, comes from you.

Responsibilities- Characterize metabolic profiles of a wide range of food microorganisms to gain insights and create linkages between microbes within microbiomes
- Understand the enzymes and proteins associated with metabolic pathways (for carbohydrate, protein, lipid,… production) from food microorganisms
- Development of assays and bioanalytical methods using GC/MS, UPLC or spectroscopy corresponding to the state of the art to study the flux through these pathways, including the profiling of metabolites
- Perform statistical analysis of complex datasets to aid in biological interpretation of data
- Build network, identify partners and take responsible role in network concerning metabolomics
- Follow-up and initiate external (collaborative) projects in relation to metabolomics, present and participate to external seminars and congresses
- Collaborate in R&D projects across a diverse set of scientific disciplines including fermentation, analytics and computational biology to provide insights and expertise required for successful project progression
- Communicate on metabolomics to internal and external stakeholders

Requirements- Master's Degree in Science (Bio-engineer, Biology, Biochemistry or related discipline)
- In depth knowledge of metabolic pathways : food microorganisms, enzymes, proteins, metabolic fluxes, interactions,…
- You love baked goods
- You can explain hard things in an easy way
- Understand market needs
- Fluent English
- Open to travelling

Other informationPlease note an online assessment is part of the procedure. For more questions, feel free to contact the recruiter mentioned below.

Are you interested and do want to apply for this role, please fill out your application via the apply button below and contact Elizabeth Bogaert.




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