Bioprocess R&D Technician
Since June 2016
- Development of new agriculture Biostimulants and biofertilizers by pilot-plant trials (Bio-process optimization) - Search of natural organic Food additives, Food ingredients and raw materials. Technical assistance to commercial department. Food formulation. Satisfying customer demands.
February 2015 --- May 2016
Development and Testing of machinery for the cocoa and nuts industry. Enrolled in new Log5 Project (pasteurization of dry foods such as nuts and herbs), taking care of the whole process conditions, Quality Product assessment, microbiology studies through heat-treatment effectivity, co-working with customers and reporting them. Optimization of roasting of several nuts process and roaster machinery. Process lines development and optimization in cocoa and chocolate production and nuts pasteurization.
Quality Control Laboratory Technician/ Quality control Plant Production
November 2014 --- January 2015
Physicochemical Analysis (ºBrix, pH, Fructose, Moisture, color, sugars, spectrophotometry) of honey and other sweet desserts; Long-life Products studies; Quality control in plant production; Sampling arrangement; Taste panel of desserts.
Erasmus Internship as a Research Assistant
February 2014 --- September 2014
Identification, and further sequencing, of methanogen archea from a bioreactor through: DNA amplification (PCR), quantification (qPCR) and T-RFLP analysis interpretation by using the bioinformatic program PeakScanner. I also worked with polluted water and soil samples.
September 2007 --- September 2014
2013/2014: Erasmus student in Helsingin Yliopisto (Finland) BSc and MSc in Biotechnology. MSc in Food Science and Technology
June 2012 --- September 2012
Preparation culture mediums, microbiological culture techniques, food samples assessment, water chemical analysis and food microbiology analysis (E. coli, Salmonella, Listeria, Bacillus, Clostridium, etc.). ISO 22000 Implementation.
June 2012 --- July 2012
Assistance and guidelines for new incoming students at Universitat Politècnica de València
Becario de Colaboración del Ministerio de Educación. Fellowship from Education and Culture Ministry
September 2010 --- June 2011
- Microbiological culture techniques, isolation of specific bacteria (involved in water treatment from waste-water treatment plants), culture mediums preparation - Intensification in molecular biology techniques and procedures: DNA extraction, purification and quantification, PCR, electrophoresis, sequencing techniques, bioinformatics programs.
AdaptabilityAnalytical thinkingCollaborationCommunicativeCuriosityEfficiencyIndependenceKindnessOrganizationProblem solvingResponsibilitySociabilityTrustWillingness to compromise
Biochemistry Cell biology Lab scale batches Labtechnician R&DAnalysisAnalytical ChemistryAnalytical techniquesDesign of Experiments (DOE) ElectrophoresisEnglishGood Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Skills and Expertise
Analytical skills Analyze data Interpret data Molecular Diagnostics Report data Search literature on clinical trials Technology researchAchieve sales objectivesAdjust processes and methodsAttend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companyPilot scale batches
LICENCIADO EN CIENCIA Y TECNOLOGÍA DE LOS ALIMENTOS/ MSc in Food Science and Technology in Food Science and Technology from Universidad Politécnica de Valencia in 2014
Master of Science (MSc) in Food Science and Technology from Helsingin yliopisto in 2014
LICENCIADO EN BIOTECNOLOGÍA (BSc + MSc in Biotechnology) in Biotechnology from Universidad Politécnica de Valencia in 2012
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Training and Certification
Nutrition and Health: Food Risks in 2017 Certification
Sustainable Food Security: The value of systems thinking in 2017 Certification