As our Food Science Technologist you will be a key part of the product development team. With your expertise in Food Science you will work with our tissue engineers to perfect our production process and make sure our meats are as tasty and nutritious as traditionally produced meat.
Your activities will involve optimizing all the aspects of real tasty meat, from texture to flavor, from color to mouthfeel and from baking performance to nutritional content. A significant part of the role will be hands-on work in our R&D facility performing experiments to characterize and analyze our latest product improvements using various analytical procedures.
In addition, you will strategize with the Product Development team to continually challenge our processes and improve our meats. You have an aptitude for biology and/or biotechnology, while being an expert in nutrition, flavor, texture and color (of meat). If you are excited about this role and you thrive in a highly motivated multi-disciplinary team and want to be part of a cutting-edge research field, you are the person we are looking for!
▸ MSc or PhD degree in Food Technology, Food/Organic Chemistry or related area
▸ At least 3 to 5 years work experience with meat products or meat alternatives
▸ Proven track record in texture and nutrition related product development
▸ Proven experience in sensory trials is considered a strong plus
▸ Strong affinity/ knowledge of developing and optimising reaction flavours (Maillard reaction)
▸ A competitive salary
▸ Participation in our employee stock option plan
▸ A dynamic work environment in a new exciting field using cutting edge technologies, working with the leaders in the field
▸ A caring culture with strong emphasis on team performance and personal development