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  • Senior Food Technologist and Product Development Manager (US) Seattle
  • NEXT GEN FOODS PTE. LTD. in Seattle, WA, United States
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

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About the Company

At TiNDLE, we believe a new era of food is coming. An era where we can enjoy delicious foods, without giving up any part of the memorable and delightful experience of dining on our favorite foods. We don’t want anyone to have to change what they eat; we just want to innovate how we produce and procure our most beloved foods – while reducing our reliance on animal agriculture... And that’s where uniquely inventive food tech and the explosive power of plants comes in.

Since launching in 2021, TiNDLE has become a global sensation amongst chefs and foodies – a ridiculously good chicken made from plants that offers unparalleled taste and texture. It will make you wonder why we ever needed birds to make chicken. We are now present in 9 markets globally, including the US, Germany and UK.

We attribute our success to the diverse expertise of our team, our unparalleled R&D know-how, and our unwavering commitment to making food better without compromises. As we expand our global footprint, we are always looking to grow our team with best-in-class talent. That could be you! Read on.

Position: Senior Food Technologist and Product Development Manager (US)

Reports to: Co-Founder & CTO

Location: Seattle (looking for Seattle based applicants only)

We are looking for a Senior Food Technologist and Product Development Manager to join our small, dynamic team. In this role, you will be responsible for planning and managing all critical product developments for TiNDLE, including the support with product launches across retail and foodservice. As a Senior Food Technologist and Product Development Manager you’ll be responsible in overseeing the process of creating or improving products from start to finish, working with a team to ensure that the products meet consumer needs and business goals.

Job Description:
• Conducting market research to identify customer needs and preferences.
• Developing product strategies that align with company goals and customer needs.
• Collaborate with marketing on visuals, product concepts and prototypes.
• Preparing cost analysis when developing a new product.
• Presenting new ideas/opportunities to executives.
• Ensuring every step of the product development process proceeds as planned.
• Making adjustments to product plans when things aren’t working or need change.
• Evaluate new raw materials, ingredients, and flavours from suppliers and use them to create new product attributes.
• Monitor market and consumer trends and recommend product portfolio pipeline to keep Company ahead of the market.
• Develop and implement new texturization and taste technologies.
• Scale up the innovations with our manufacturing partners.
• Implement our products and technologies at our production partners.
• Development of new recipes and collaborate closely with customers or partners.
• Be a great brainstormer and team player.
• Maintain ongoing communication with different stakeholders to share on emerging new ingredients, packaging, and technology.

Key Requirements, Experience and Qualification
• 8+ years' experience in Food Technology and Product Development with proven track record of initiative, innovation and research productivity. Ideally with vegan/vegetarian food.
• At least a bachelor’s degree in food technology/food science.
• Experienced in a B2B/B2C food/ingredient/flavour manufacturing environment.
• Knowledge of Quality Management Systems (HACCP, BRC, ISO 22000).
• Knowledge of extrusion
• Strong Communication, Organizational, Process Management, Analytical Skills.
• Team player and good communication skills.
• Proactive, willing to be highly engaged and hands-on.
• · Highly energized individual with a can-do attitude.
• · Language English, French (preferred), any additional language is a plus.

What We Offer
• A unique opportunity to join a dynamic start-up environment led by a visionary management team.
• Leadership development opportunity in a global food tech environment.
• Fun and energetic team.
• Excellent career progression development opportunities in a company continuing to scale rapidly.
• Opportunities to influence and initiate strategic changes to the business.

Employment Type

Fulltime

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000.00 - $85,000.00 per year

Education:
• Bachelor's (Required)

Experience:
• extrusion knowledge: 8 years (Required)
• Food Technology and Product Development: 8 years (Required)

Language:
• English any additional (French) is a plus (Required)

License/Certification:
• HACCP, FSSC 22000, BRCGS, ISO22000 (Required)

Work authorization:
• United States (Required)

Willingness to travel:
• 25% (Required)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Seattle, WA 98101

Expected Start Date: 02/19/2024
Seattle WA USA

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