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Food Scientist / Senior Food Scientist 150 views

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Chicago, IL

Nature’s Fynd is a groundbreaking food tech company born out of NASA-supported research on extremophiles in the geothermal pools of Yellowstone National Park. Our novel fermentation technology produces a sustainable source of complete protein using only a fraction of the resources required by traditional agriculture. As the challenge to feed the world’s expanding population grows, our mission is to create amazing foods and materials that provide sustainable choices and nurture the planet.
We’re looking for passionate, driven, and ambitious people to join our fast-growing team.
The Food Scientist is a technical team member with primary responsibility in the area of product development of novel food products. This individual will have the ability to create, drive, and develop vegan products from concept to commercialization.
Target start date Q2 2022

Professional Qualifications:

  • Must have 3-5 years of experience, post-graduation, in product development and retail commercialization fields with some experience in cultured dairy products preferred
  • Possess strong technical and functional skills and understand ingredient functionality and process interaction in various food matrices
  • Be able to drive all aspects of product development from the ambiguous front-end of innovation to full scale commercialization
  • Work closely with marketing and other colleagues to develop concepts and convert them to prototypes, while working closely with suppliers to assess materials and manage material costs
  • Conduct bench top work, pilot plant trials, and plant trials with manufacturing partners to explore and optimize formulation and processes
  • Personal Qualifications:

  • Preferred Bachelor of Science or graduate degree in Food Science, Dairy Science, Chemistry, Engineering, Culinology or related field
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing, and project management skills
  • Comfortable working in a start-up environment
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage complexity
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and influence technical direction
  • Self-motivated by problem solving in highly ambiguous situations
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    • Company Address 3132 Hillcrest Drive, Chicago, IL 60609
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