biochemical engineer


task and conditions

developes expiriments to determine production that minimizes waste and pollution.

Review existing manufacturing processes to identify opportunities for yield improvement or reduced process variation.

Develop biocatalytic processes to convert biomass to fuels or fine chemicals, using enzymes of bacteria, yeast, or other microorganisms.

Design or conduct follow-up experimentation, based on generated data, to meet established process objectives.

Maintain databases of experiment characteristics or results

5 working conditions



industrial plants

outdoors most of the time

40 hour weeks

intrests skills,and values



helping the world

3 skills

Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents

Using mathematics to solve problems

Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

what work values does this job meet

  • Occupations that satisfy this O*NET work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. The corresponding Kuder Work Value is Prestige.
  • Occupations that satisfy this O*NET work value allow employs to work on their own and make decisions. The corresponding Kuder Work Value is Innovation.
  • education

    Engineers typically enter the occupation with a bachelor's degree in an engineering specialty

    College graduates with a degree in a natural science or mathematics occasionally may qualify for some engineering jobs, especially in specialties that are in high demnd

    Most engineering degrees are granted in electrical and electronics engineering, mechanical engineering, and civil engineering

    type of dgree

    A bachelor's degree

    3 to qualifie



    4 to 5 years to train





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