Laboratory Technician in Food Processes

Lausanne, Switzerland - Full time

Embion builds today the next generation in plant processing technology to meet the planet’s growing demand in nutrition, materials and energy. Our aim is to become the technology leader for producing natural, sustainable, low emissions products from underutilized plant side streams across all industries, starting with nutrition, where our team develops, produces and markets the next-generation of prebiotic ingredients for humans and animals.

Do you want to work in a committed and enthusiastic team with versatile and challenging activities and contribute to our innovation?


  • Perform experiments according to established protocols using a small and a pilot-scale reactors for the production of prebiotics from a variety of feedstocks.
  • Establish new protocols for analytical detection of complex carbohydrates.
  • Develop the methods of chromatographic separation for different types of plant molecules (HPLC, ICS).
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative analytical studies.
  • Document the results of the experiments and prepare clear presentations to highlight differences.
  • Work flexibly and responsibly within the team to maintain the equipment.
  • Propose and implement improvements to optimise the capability and capacity of our systems.


  • Basic education as a chemistry laboratory technician is necessary.
  • Good knowledge in the development of separation methods in HLPC and GC.
  • High level of commitment and capability to work independently.
  • Ability and experience to build networks within the team, the department and with other functions.
  • Good conversational command of English. Fluency in French is a plus.
  • Knowledge of analytic methods in carbohydrates is an asset.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications, such as Word and Excel, and ability to learn new systems quickly.