Product Development Principal Scientist Quality Systems

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Company :
Impossible Foods

Location :
Redwood City, California

Expiry Date :
Wed, 16 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
Impossible Foods is addressing the most catastrophic threats facing humanity: climate change and biodiversity collapse. A global transition to a plant-based food system will turn back the clock on atmospheric CO2 levels, restore natural ecosystems and reverse meltdown in wildlife biomass. The easiest — if not only — way to make our civilization sustainable is to eliminate livestock, the most dangerous technology on Earth. But humans won give up meat. So we need to make meat better — more delicious and more nutritious, without animals as the underlying production technology. That means that making meat sustainably is the most important and urgent problem for the global scientific community. Impossible Foods’ mission is to completely replace the use of animals as a food-production technology by offering consumers everything they currently value about animal products — and making products that are vastly superior to their animal analogues. To do this, we are taking a revolutionary scientific and market-based approach. We are inventing efficient, sustainable ways to transform ingredients from plants into meat, fish and dairy foods that deliver all the pleasures and nutritional benefits consumers demand, without the destructive environmental or public health impact. Our world-class R&D team has been building the know-how and technology platform to produce meat, fish and dairy foods from plants. Impossible Foods is experiencing rapid growth and is resolutely committed to leading all aspects of the plant-based food revolution from discovery to commercial production. Th only thing that will separate Impossible Foods from success and failure is our ability to recruit more world-class experts. Want to join? Check out the job opening and requirements below: The Senior/Principal Scientist for Quality and Systems team is a new and critical role at Impossible Foods. You will serve as the lead scientist responsible for deciding the experimental design, testing methodology, and data analysis approaches used across our Product Development and Quality teams. You will work on complex projects including shelf life extension, process optimization, and root cause investigations. You_Will o Apply organizational skills, documentation, and processes to improve food product development speed to market and success rate. o Play a key role in executing our specification philosophy, by providing insight on content and planning experiments that help inform targets and ranges for key quality attributes o Identify, develop, and implement a wide range of analytical test methods for monitoring process stability and final product quality and analyze data streams from different sources to identify product trends o Follow the latest scientific literature and commercially available QC test equipment and services. o Manage and mentor junior team members on experimental design, scientific methods, and techniques. You_Have o MS/Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Food Science, Food Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology or a related field. o 7+ yrs relevant industry work experience; 10+ for MS. o A strong scientific mind and passion for solving difficult problems with creativity. o Proficiency with complex data analysis and interpretation. o Experience scaling up food products including bench, pilot, and plant scale testing. o Leadership ability is a must. Formal management experience is a plus. o Self-starter attitude who is naturally curious and enjoys working in a dynamic, diverse, fast-past environment. Impossible Foods Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Show moreShow less