Production and Patent database Assistant

About the position

Cellugy is looking for a production and patent database assistant for its bio-nanocellulose production process to develop a wide range of product performance requirements for applications in sustainable materials. The position is part time starting September 1st for a minimum of 40 hours per month, making it a perfect position for a candidate with SU in Denmark. The duration is initially for 6 months with the possibility of continuing working in subsequent projects afterwards. The position is based in Aarhus at Cellugy’s headquarters.

Key responsibilities

The production assistant will run the bacterial nanocellulose production process for formulation and collaboration purposes, prepare samples, maintain the bacterial nanocellulose, and keep the chemical and equipment inventory in the production floor. In addition, the candidate will build and update the patent database and will be responsible of running patent analysis to be used by other members of the technical or business teams. Ad-hoc responsibilities may include assistance in the microbiology lab for culture isolation and testing additives in bacterial cultures.

About the candidate

We are looking for Bachelor graduates, Master students or Master graduates in biology, chemistry, microbiology, or food technology. He/she must be able to work independently in performing the tasks but have a team vision and work collaboratively with other employees in a dynamic startup environment. 


We value the following qualifications:

  • Familiar in sterile working conditions for keeping bacterial cultures.
  • Familiar with SQL software to build and analyze the patent database.
  • Creative and curious.
  • Structured and organized in keeping records.


About the recruitment process: applications will be received until August 1st, 2021 and reviewed on an ongoing basis. Candidates will be first short-listed based on qualifications. The selected candidates will be called for an interview approximately between August 15th and 30th.

What we have to offer

At Cellugy, we believe in working collaboratively for the greater good. We are passionate about creating innovative solutions for one of the most pressing challenges of the 21st century: plastic pollution. We pride ourselves in being a team with diverse backgrounds and origins, where we learn by supporting each other in a casual environment that promotes proactive growth, transparency, and respect. For more information, please reach out to Deby Fapyane at deby.fapyane@cellugy.com. 

If you have the experience, skills and knowledge we are seeking, we would love to hear from you! 

About the recruitment process: applications will be received until August 1st, 2021 and reviewed on an ongoing basis. Candidates will be first short-listed based on qualifications. The selected candidates will be called for an interview approximately between August 15th and 30th. 

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