Join our team!

OptiCept Technologies AB is now looking for a R&D Engineer with background in Plant or Food Science

About Us

OptiCept Technologies has developed methods using pulsed electrical fields and vacuum injection to reduce waste in industries like olive oil, juice, flowers, and plants. The company sell, design, and install our machines, all manufacturing is outsourced. Our head office is in Lund and we have additional offices in Athens, Milan, and Shanghai.

Why Join Our Team?

Do you want to make our world more sustainable? Do you want to join an exciting journey in an international environment? Do you like technology and challenges? Do you want to work in a company with lots of personal responsibility and fast decisions in the Food and Plant tech industry?

OptiCept Technologies AB develops, manufactures, installs, and sells Pulsating Electrical Field (PEF) and Vacuum Injection (VI) equipment for food and plant production. We work in a wide field of technology with expertise in electronics, IoT, microbiology, working with new technology, and development. At our heart, we are a Sustaintech company that aims for a more sustainable planet, by using smart technology. 

Do you want to work at a company with a clear focus on sustainability? At OPTICEPT, you also get the opportunity to grow and take part in an exciting journey in an international environment. Does this sound like something for you? Then you should continue reading!

About the service

In the role of R&D Engineer with a background in Plant or Food Science, you will have a key role in the R&D department and especially in the department of biochemistry and labs.


  • Work with innovative technology for the plant and food industry
  • Perform tests in the lab, both independently in the experiment planning and implementation
  • Contact with customers and perform samples on site at the customer
  • We are looking for you as
  • Has a degree in biochemistry or equivalent
  • Possesses a strong technical interest
  • Is fluent in English, both orally and in writing
  • Experience from a similar role and / or the industry in the past is an advantage. It is also beneficial if you have a plant physiological background such as from food technology and plant physics.

In the recruitment process, great emphasis is placed on your personal qualities, we are looking for you who are:

  • Self-propelled
  • Cooperative
  • Structured
  • Other information
  • Start: Immediately

Location: Lund, Gastelyckan

We go through the selection on an ongoing basis and the ad can be shut down before the position is filled if we have moved on to the selection and interview phase.

Company Description and culture

We are convinced that diversity is important for both well-being and efficiency. You become part of an international and supportive culture where everyone believes in the company’s development with a strong focus on creating benefits for the world.

At OptiCept Technologies, all employees contribute with knowledge, experience, and dedication. As we cover a wide range of knowledge, including electronics, automation, process engineering, biochemistry, service, logistics, quality, etc. with relatively few people, it is important that you are interested in areas other than your own and that you want to develop as a person. By understanding each other and working together, OptiCept becomes better as a company.  

OptiCept Technologies provides the food and plant industry with technological solutions that contribute to a more sustainable world and enable climate-smart economic growth. OptiCept optimizes biological processes – Increased extraction from raw material, extended shelf life, reduced waste, and improved quality (taste, aroma, color, nutritional content) of the final product. The positive effects of technology increase efficiency for our customers, better products for the consumers, and minimal impact on our environment. Through patented technology in PEF (pulsed electric field) and VI (Vacuum Infusion), the technology opens new business opportunities for the food and plant industry worldwide. OptiCept’s vision is to contribute to a sustainable world by offering efficient green cutting-edge technology that is easy to use in the areas of FoodTech and PlantTech.

Application  and Contact 

Start: Immediately, taking into account any notice period 

Scope: Full-time  

Working hours: Office hours 

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We interview and hire on an ongoing basis. 

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