Job description

  • Work within an international and multi-cultural team
    Build and develop a team of engineers
    Advise on process and reactor simulation projects
    Design and manage projects with multiple stakeholders
    Build and maintain relations with external partners and vendors
    Managing the pilot plant design and construction with contractors
    Establish pilot plant operating model and budget plan
    Represent the company at events, conferences, trade shows
    Take part in the strategy and decision-making for the commercialization
    Grow and develop to become a candidate for the COO role

Your profile 

  • Excited to develop the next generation of sustainable chemical processes
    Highly committed and motivated to work in a dynamic early-stage startup
    Relevant studies and experiences in the field
    Willingness to move within Switzerland

What we offer

  • Opportunity to work in an impact start-up
    Develop personal and management skills
    Hybrid work model and flexible hours
    Basic Start-up salary with 20 standard + 10 days extra paid vacation
    Participation in employee stock option program


  • Work locations: ETH Zurich Hoenggerberg, Center, and Schlieren
  • Permit: Swiss or EU Nationals, Swiss Permit (B or higher) required, or EU resident
  • Start date: March-April 2023 or upon agreement

Send your applications by 15 November 2022 to:

  • Email Subject: “Senior Process Engineer Application – YOUR NAME”


About Biosimo AG

Biosimo AG is an ETH Zurich spin-off developing the technology to valorise bioethanol into higher-value chemicals. We are scaling up our operations by constructing a pilot plant to provide our customers with bio-based acetic acid. We are looking for a motivated senior process engineer to strengthen our team and drive the principal design of our pilot plant process.