Scientist R&D Anaerobic Digestion

  • Hitachi Zosen Inova AG
  • Zürich, Schweiz
  • Work experience
  • Research, development, teaching
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About us

Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) is a global market leader in energy from waste (EfW) and renewable gas. HZI acts as an engineering, procurement and construction contractor and project developer, delivering complete turnkey plants and system solutions for thermal and biological EfW recovery. HZI’s Service Group combines its own research and development with comprehensive manufacturing and erection capabilities to support our clients throughout the entire life cycle of their plant.

Your responsibilities

  • You drive our innovation by developing systems and processes related to Anaerobic Digestion (Kompogas®) to meet project targets in time, quality, and at competitive cost
  • You perform foresight monitoring and techno-economic evaluation of systems and processes in Anaerobic Digestion
  • You develop methodologies for simulation, optimization and validation of system improvements and/or new processes
  • You support program and strategic functions
  • You expand and coordinate external partnerships, academia networks and committees and related scientific contributions

Your experiences

  • MSc or PhD in biology or biochemistry with 3+ years’ track record in Anaerobic Digestion
  • Experience in hardware integration into biochemical processes
  • Structured, systematic and focused work style with good documentation skills
  • Ambitious personality, eager to deliver results, with good communication and cooperative skills
  • Fluency in English, German is a plus

We offer

  • Responsible challenge with diversified field of activity
  • Team-oriented working atmosphere in an international Company
  • Personal development opportunities through own Inova Academy
  • Opportunity to gain an insight into various technical disciplines
  • Excellent employment conditions
  • Attractive working place (central, good transport links)
  • Modern infrastructure


Do you have any questions? Please contact us.
We look forward to receiving your application.

For HR agencies: Please note that we do not accept applications coming from agencies. Thank you.
  • Florence Zufferey
  • Talent Acquisition Manager