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Colorifix Careers

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In order to create real change in the industry, we are continually adding new talent to our already exceptional team. Below is a list of our open positions. If there is not a match for your skills, we encourage you to check back later.

In addition, we are always looking for talented computational biologists, Python developers and data analysts to join us. Drop us a line at rebase@colorifix.com.

Procurement and Supply Chain Manager (Portugal)

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Role description:
The business has grown over the last 8 years from an R&D stage to our current scale-up stage and with that growth, we need a supply chain expert with the end-to-end knowledge who can help our supply chain process to evolve in line with our increasing customer demands. Based at our Portuguese offices the Procurement and Supply Chain Manager will help establish relationships and robust processes for how we source, receive and ship a broad range of inputs and finished products. In terms of procurement, it spans from components for our fermentors to ingredients for the food that we feed microorganisms used in our dyeing processes. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in selecting and managing regional logistics partners for inbound and outbound – whilst at the same time working internally to align solutions for the different areas of our business. It is essential that along with the requisite experience, this person also brings a self-starting attitude, is comfortable working many fronts and can effectively drive things to completion.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working with all areas of the business to design and roll out a supply chain strategy for all areas of inbound/outbound logistics, strategic sourcing and supply chain operations
  • Finding new international suppliers for a variety of components and ingredients for our products
  • Establishing partnerships with 3PLs to help with storage and shipment of fermentors and biological feed materials
  • Working with finance to help understand custom requirements when products are shipped globally
  • Scheduling in line with the company’s growth production plan
  • Playing a hands-on role in all areas of the global supply chain
  • Skills and experience:

  • 10+ years in an end-to-end supply chain role – with experience designing and implementing supply chain processes
  • Strong understanding of logistics – inbound, outbound and warehousing
  • Experience sourcing, contracting and managing 3rd party logistics providers
  • The ability to design and monitor strategic KPIs focused on OTIF metrics
  • Previous start-up experience would be beneficial
  • Marine Cargo insurance knowledge would be advantageous
  • Accredited to IoSCM standards or equivalent is desirable
  • Must be able to communicate well in Portuguese and English
  • An existing right to work in Portugal/EU is required for this role.

    Title: Procurement and Supply Chain Manager
    Reports to: CCO and COO
    Location: CFX Portugal, Vila Nova De Famalicao
    Remuneration:   €35-43,000 depending on experience
    Holidays: 22 + BH + Birthday
    Other Benefits: Share Options etc.
    Apply: HERE


Business Development Lead

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Role description:
Colorifix is looking for an experienced business development professional to join their team in Cambridge. The ideal candidate will have a passion for sustainability, a strong track record in sales and an existing network within the textile industry. As the Business Development Lead, you will be responsible for expanding sales operations across international markets with a proven ability to adapt and thrive in a fast-paced environment. To achieve this, experience within the fashion and or textiles industry is essential.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
● Co-develop a growth strategy with C-level and Commercialisation Manager
● Conduct research to identify new markets and customer needs
● Arrange and lead business meetings with prospective customers
● Build long-term relationships with new and existing customers
● Manage team of UK-based Business Development Associates
● Develop a deep understanding of the company’s products and services
● Strategic planning and implementation of operational changes
● Ensure alignment with other parts of the organisation
● Discuss promotional strategy and activities with the marketing department
● Promote the company’s products and services

Role Requirements:
● Demonstrable track record (10 years +) of success in sales and business development
● Experience in sales, margins, and P&L (Profit and Loss) analyses for a wide range of products, demonstrating the ability to discern market trends and patterns effectively
● Understanding of both technology trends and traditional business approaches
● Robust professional network with key industry players internationally including Asia
● Experience working within all levels of the supply chain including Tier 1, 2 and 3
● Flexibility to travel between our Cambridge, London and Norwich sites on a regular basis
● Ability to think strategically and analyse data to inform decision-making
● Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
● Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams
● A collaborative, sleeves-rolled-up, results-based kind of approach

Title: Business Development Lead
Reports to: CCO
Location: Cambridge
Remuneration: Competitive
Holidays: 25 + BH + Birthday
Benefits: Pension scheme, EMI share options, mental health support and employee wellbeing budget, company social events and annual retreat

Apply Here

Colorifix is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


Junior Implementation Specialist - Portugal

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Role description:

As part of Implementation team, the junior implementation specialist will work together with
our customers, bringing solutions to them and helping them to establish Colorifix technology
on each site. They would be involved in the fermenter commissioning, demonstration tests
(fermentation plus dye) at customers’ sites and client’s training onboarding on both
laboratory and full-scale fermentation plus dye processes. They would also be responsible
for knowledge capturing at the full-scale production in each site, to bring back the important
inputs for the new strain development scientists and dye development at Colorifix’s R&D
The future junior implementation specialist will be expected to travel to client’s sites and to
have good communication, practical troubleshooting experience and recording skills to be
able to build the bridge between Colorifix development and the customers application.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

● Work close to customers, building strong and trustful relationships with them.
● Share information between the Colorifix development team and the customers.
● Assist on trials for new products and new customers onboarding, on both laboratory
and industrial procedures.
● Report to Colorifix team the trials, travel outcomes and challenges faced.
● Assist on the troubleshooting initiatives on solving any challenges brought by the
customers on the technology application.
● Assist on training new onboarding customers on the Colorifix technology.
● Work with the technical transfer documentation and industrial project
● We expect you to be a team player eager to connect to fellow professionals in the
various scientific competence areas within Colorifix as well as to those from external

Role Requirements:

● You are a Microbial Physiologist, Biotechnologist, Chemical or Biochemical Engineer
by training, preferably at Master level or Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of
● You have experience with fermenter operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting at
any scale.
● Willingness to travel internationally on a regular basis
● You have experience in working together with customers and/or people outside your
● You have experience with running fermentation (E.coli, Yeast & Fungi) process,
preferably in an industrial context.
● You have knowledge of bio-process principles such as different modes of operation,
up- and down-scaling (through to pilot plant and full production), and/or bioprocess
data processing.
● Ability to work across multiple projects.
● You have high quality standards.
● You have a customer focus and are open to share knowledge with your colleagues.
● You combine solid problem analysis with practical judgment and creativity.
● Your personality can be described as collaborative, entrepreneurial, proactive,
responsible, result-driven and flexible.
● Good communication skills in English are required.
● Full driving license and own transportation required.
● Role open to EU citizens only.

Title: Junior Implementation Specialist
Reports to: Head of Implementation
Location: Vila Nova De Famalicao, Portugal
Remuneration: €30-32,000
Holidays: 22 + BH + Birthday

Apply:Click here
The closing date for applications is: 31st December 2023

Colorifix is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to
creating an inclusive environment for all employees


PhD Internships (PIPS Placement)

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We offer three month internships for PhD students undertaking a PIPS Placement. If you’re interested in our mission to make colour more sustainable for all and want to make a real impact during your three-month project, get in touch!

Our internships occur within one of our R&D Teams. We’re looking for the following experience and interest:

Informatics: Confident in Python and with a background in bioinformatics, bioengineering, chemoinformatics, data visualisation, or computer science.

Coloration: Material science, biomaterials, or surface chemistry.

Microbial Engineering: Natural products, synthetic biology, molecular microbiology, analytics, or fermentation.

Please apply HERE


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