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Messina Group seeks a Senior Scientist

  

Will be responsible for leading product R&D and scale-up of our mycelium-based, leather-like biomaterial, as we seek to develop and scale the world’s best performing, most sustainable leather alternative in the world.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead R&D team through all stages of product development, experimentation, design, and scale-up
  • Design, execute and track experiments to deliver a sustainable and scalable mycelium biomaterial with extraordinary performance
  • Develop SOPs, and carry out chemical analysis and material testing, either internally or with external partners
  • Work cross-functionally with business development and external partners to understand and prioritize product improvements and commercialization priorities
  • Track, analyze, and document data and communicate results to stakeholders
  • Help build an exceptional lab and team capable of carrying out the chemical and biochemical processes required to create a cutting-edge biomaterial
  • Remain flexible to evolving needs in a fast-growing startup
  • Supervise and manage development and production teams

 
 

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Chicago, IL

Messina Group seeks a Senior Scientist

  

Will be responsible for leading product R&D and scale-up of our mycelium-based, leather-like biomaterial, as we seek to develop and scale the world’s best performing, most sustainable leather alternative in the world.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead R&D team through all stages of product development, experimentation, design, and scale-up
  • Design, execute and track experiments to deliver a sustainable and scalable mycelium biomaterial with extraordinary performance
  • Develop SOPs, and carry out chemical analysis and material testing, either internally or with external partners
  • Work cross-functionally with business development and external partners to understand and prioritize product improvements and commercialization priorities
  • Track, analyze, and document data and communicate results to stakeholders
  • Help build an exceptional lab and team capable of carrying out the chemical and biochemical processes required to create a cutting-edge biomaterial
  • Remain flexible to evolving needs in a fast-growing startup
  • Supervise and manage development and production teams

 
 

Learn More:

Sarah Benz

Vice President of Talent Acquisition

sbenz@messinagroupinc.com

847.692.0618

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