ROAL Oy is a joint venture of Associated British Foods PLC (UK) and Altia Corporation and it is a leading company in the enzymes business worldwide. We are a reliable partner for customers in the food, feed and industrial enzymes businesses. Product excellence and innovation are among our key strengths and our customers value these highly. Our factory in Finland is located in Rajamäki, Nurmijärvi. We currently employ approximately 180 enzyme professionals in different fields. More information about us: www.roal.fi.

We are looking for a

Senior Research Scientist

Our business is growing and to ensure that this growth continues further, we want you to strengthen our Trichoderma expertise and technology capabilities in R&D, working in close collaboration with the key stakeholders. Your main responsibility is developing and optimizing Trichoderma production platform within cross-functional teams. In this role you will also collaborate with CROs and academia. We are expecting that you manage projects and project teams according to company’s Exploration and Platform (E&P) process. The work contains idea facilitating, planning, executing, analysing and reporting. It is thus mainly managing and to some extent hands-on working in laboratory. We are looking for a person who has a Master degree or higher in Molecular Biology, or in adjacent sciences combined with more than 5 years work experience in a related role.

We offer you a challenging and multifaceted employment opportunity in a fast-growing and leading company in the enzyme industry. Our international working environment will offer you the opportunity to further develop yourself professionally and personally. You will find a progressive team-oriented management which supports you through open communication and accessibility. The position is permanent and located in Rajamäki, Finland.

You have experience in fungal production platforms and familiarity with enzyme technology. You are a reliable team player with strong collaboration and communication skills. You have capabilities to innovative thinking and proactive problem solving. You are results focused with proven experience in project management. We appreciate a high level of responsibility and accountability and willingness to expand scientific knowledge. Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are essential.