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  • Food Science Team Lead Hamburg
  • Mushlabs in Hamburg, , Germany
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

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**Your mission**:

- Responsible for the innovative product development process and for generating new products from concept to lab and pilot trials
- Lead and develop a team of 3-4 people whose expertise is in product development, material science, and nutritional science
- You manage the development process and improving existing products from quality, sensory and functionality standpoint in a close cooperation with our R&D (fermentation) team
- You will also solve technical challenges and find solutions for issues in manufacturing, quality and product formulation under our existing quality criteria
- You define together with your team flavoring compositions for the go to market products in a close feedback loop with consumers and chefs
• *Your profile**:

- Master’s degree or PhD in Food Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Natural polymers/Hydrocolloids, Proteins, Materials Science, Biophysics, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering or equivalent
- 7+ years of industry or academic... research experience in food processing, bio-chemistry, protein manufacturing technologies
- Plant protein or fungal material knowledge of analytical procedures and equipment including use of Gas Chromatograph (GC), Liquid Chromatograph (LC) and the Mass Spectrometer
- Experience in leading a team and guiding personal and professional development
- Great self-organizational skills
- you can multitask and are energized by working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
- You have strong interpersonal and project management skills
- The ability to work effectively in a team environment and influence technical direction
• *Our Benefits**:

- Dynamic and diverse mission-driven team from 21 different countries
- A fast growing company with opportunities for personal development
- Flexible working hours in an innovative and agile working environment
- Gym Membership or an attractive alternative from our benefit program
- Flat hierarchies and short decision paths
- Great team events
- Drinks, breakfast and fresh fruit at the office
- Language classes
- Lastly, join us in the journey as we change the food system as we know it
• *About us**:
Mushlabs is a biotech startup using cellular agriculture to create the next generation of sustainable foods from the roots of mushrooms. We grow fungal mycelium to create nutritious and delicious raw ingredients that form the basis of nutritious and sustainable meat substitute products. Our mission is to create a circular food system that provides accessible nutrition for the growing population while preserving our planet.

Our CEO founded Mushlabs in 2018 with the clear goal of disrupting the food system. Today the company has over 55 employees from 21 different countries who share that same goal. We are a diverse team of scientists, industry experts, and business evangelists. We love what we do and enjoy working in a high growth and ambitious environment. We move fast and hire great people to take on exciting responsibilities. Join us if you are looking for a great opportunity to learn, grow, and have fun while changing the future of food
Hamburg Germany

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