I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day you bet on people, not on strategies.”                                                 

Lawrence Bossidy 

  • Intelligence is very crucial to our company development, we highly value diversity in our employee pool and make recruiting decisions on the basis of particular merit. Lyxia® is committed to providing equal and fair career opportunities for all.
  • We are seeking a variety of qualified employee who will be committed to the future advancement of Lyxia®. And we believe our company’s culture and philosophy in assisting you to accomplish your career goal.


Lyxia is a diverse entity currently with 30 employees in China and US, and we value each talents who are capable of working on the desirable tasks.  Our 20,000 sqft R&D center (Shenzhen Qianhai Xiaozao Technology Ltd) is located at Nanshan District, city of Shenzhen, China and we sincerely welcome all candidates who consider to work in our research center which support the commercial manufactur in our production site (Guangxi).

Lyxia offers a generous compensation package including competitive salary commensurate with experience; performance-based bonus; medical, dental, and life insurance; 401(k) plan; paid vacation time; and childcare benefits. Lyxia is an equal opportunity employer.

There are several available occupations listed below.

Please contact or refer your CV to hr@lyxia.com 

See also our job post on Linkedin and ResearchGate

  • Director of Marketing

    Position Overview:

    Lyxia is a biotechnology company backed by Shenzhen Qianhai Xiaozao Technology Co,, Ltd (XIAOZAO), a well-funded, pre-commercial stage biotechnology company that is dedicated to the sustainable development, production and commercialization of speciality ingredients derived from natural microalgae. Our portfolio includes unique nutritional, personal care, and pharmaceutical intermediate products produced from both phototrophic and heterotrophic algae.  We are seeking a high-energy, experienced marketing professional from the nutraceutical, food, cosmetics, or pharmaceutical industries to join our international team headquartered in Shenzhen China to lead our global marketing efforts in the commercialization of these novel products.

    Location: Shenzhen, China and Los Angeles, USA, mostly flexible


    As the Marketing Director, you will be responsible for developing and implementing both global and regional B2B programs to effectively market our innovative ingredient and value-added products.  You will develop and lead branding initiatives to highlight the unique benefits of our products, develop and execute traditional, digital, and social-network communication efforts to maximize product awareness in downstream stakeholders, develop and implement price positioning strategies that would target key market segments to optimize market penetration and profitability, and support senior management in strategic partnership discussions. Working with our technical team and senior management, key tasks for the incumbent may include but not be limited to the development and execution of a B2B branding and marketing strategy for our specialty ingredient products, pricing, corporate communication, trade-shows, development of collaterals such as web-site, brochures, and videos, social network tactics to drive B2B demand for our products, and serving as the voice of our customers to help guide product development.

    Position requirements:

    • Bachelor or Masters (preferred) in Marketing, Business Administration, or a related field.
    • Minimum of 8+ years’ experience and a proven track record of success in specialty ingredient marketing.
    • Willing to stay in Shenzhen China to work with the senior management and product development teams. to develop marketing strategy for the brand and product.
    • Exceptional knowledge of B2B marketing strategies, concepts and practices.
    • Confident, driven, entrepreneurial and high-energy team player with a demonstrated ability in working with senior management, product development, and quality teams to execute business plans.
    • Strong analytical skills that can translate complex and/or incomplete market data into actionable strategies to effectively support product and market development decision-making and resource allocation.
    • Demonstrated skills in traditional, web, social network communication channels.
    • Demonstrated project management competency.
    • Effective time management, organization and leadership skills.
    • Strong computer skills, especially Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

    Position reference number: SHENZHEN_2018_CN
  • Algae System Engineer

    We are hiring an algae industry veteran with extensive experience in designing and building algae cultivation system such as open raceway ponds with paddle wheel, raceway ponds with pump system, flat panel photobioreactors, and airlift column photobioreactors, etc.

    Responsibilities include:

    1. Design and build the algal cultivation system which provide a neat culture condition
    2. Simulate the growth and productivity under different climate and environment variation. Evaluate the production cost and energy efficiency.
    3. Use sensor to monitor the system performance and generate a database to collect growth data associated with growth condition.
    4. Optimize the controllable parameter to achieve a higher growth rate and productivity

    Required Qualification:

    1. B.S, M.S or Ph.D in Mechanic Engineering, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, or any field related to algae cultivation system
    2. Over five years’ industry experience
    3. Ability to lead the engineering team to construct culture system from lab scale to large scale
    4. Well familiar with simulation software such as CFD, Aspen etc. and design software.
  • Senior Chemical Scientist

    We are hiring a senior chemical scientist with at least 10+ years experience in downstream processing of lipid and oil chemistry. Our product development which involves a majority of research in algal oil requires a profound knowledge and understanding in the field of oleo chemical.

    Responsibilities include:

    1. Design and conduct experiments and studies with the team to achieve a high yield of oil recovery from algae
    2. Apply knowledge on natural, biological product including algae powder, defatted algae, algal oil, and etc.
    3. Measure and monitor certain required parameters on a timely basis, analyze the data generated from these measurement, compare the results of different method to give conclusion
    4. Optimize the downstream process to achieve an improved production with higher yield and lower cost

    Required Qualification:

    1. B.S, M.S, or Ph.D. in Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry
    2. Minimum of 8+ years' experience in oleo chemistry.
    3. Confident, driven, entrepreneurial and high-energy teamworker with a demonstrated ability in working with senior management, product development, and quality teams to execute business plans.
    4. Exceptional ability in critical thinking, creativity and innovative of new idea.
    5. Highly self-discipline in studying of scientific literature and symposium.
    6. Strong computer skills, especially Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).