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Meet daring.

Hi. We’re Daring. A premium Plant Chicken company founded by Ross Mackay in 2018 with an unapologetically ambitious goal: to rethink and replace animal chicken from the food system. We were started by chicken lovers, for chicken lovers–and we’re working hard to put Plant Chicken on everyone’s plates. In addition to shipping direct to consumers, we’re now in 1000+ stores across the USA and launching in many more this year. We’re scaling up fast and looking to grow our talented team of daring individuals. That’s where you come in. If changing how the world eats sounds like something you can get behind, we want you to join us.

What we need.

As part of a small team of food innovators and trend setters, the successful candidate will be on the cutting edge of food science & technology. Keeping up on the latest research and trends, you will create incredible plant-based chicken products that will delight consumers with no trade-off in taste and texture versus chicken – chicken! 

What you’ll do.

  • Perform new product development that require knowledge and experience in both new processing technologies and product formulation.

  • Ability to take product ideas from concept to rapid prototyping, formula optimization and  commercialization with a cost-effective manufacturing model.

  • Ability to integrate process knowledge & expertise into new product developments

  • Conduct internal sensory evaluations to determine acceptability of product

  • Creates and maintains formulations, specifications, processes, and testing procedures

  • Conducts lab experiments and line trials within the manufacturing facilities to ensure accuracy of process and quality of product

  • Resolve roadblocks in product development and assist with new product launches

  • Stays current on new food processing technologies

  • Collaborate with Marketing to develop new products that match targeted consumer preferences

Who you are.

  • 7+ years of hands-on experience in new food product development and the successful industrialization of new food product
  • Master's Degree preferred in Food Science or Food Technology or Chemical Engineering or equivalent with substantial food experience.
  • Passion for the creation of new and exciting products
  • Self-starter that is naturally curious and enjoys working in a fast-paced innovation centric environment
  • Proficiency in FDA labeling requirements & ability to provide or determine regulatory inputs needed for new products.
  • Computer literacy required with proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Good project management skills

Who we are.

We’re daring.

Not safe. We are as daring in nature as we are in name. We challenge conventions, question the status quo, and never stop believing in what we can achieve. 

We speak truth.

Not fiction. We believe there is no greater source of empowerment than the truth. We are open, honest and transparent in everything we do—to each other and to our customers.  

We do good.

Not harm. We started this because we care about the health of people and our planet. And even as we reach new heights, we'll always stay true to our roots and fight for good.  

We get better.

Not good enough. We are constantly pursuing innovation and actively seeking to improve each and every element of our business, from minor tweaks to the major milestones. 

We aim higher.

Not for the easy target. We'll never hit the same mark twice. Because we are unapologetically ambitious. We believe our courage, commitment, and charisma can change the world.

If you do not fully match all criteria, we still encourage you to apply. Daring is building a diverse team whose skills balance and complement one another.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

We can’t wait to talk Daring with you.

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  • Company Address Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • City Los Angeles
  • Location California
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