Food Scientist


Are you looking to make a difference in the world? Our client is revolutionizing the food industry by solving a major global challenge: how to make meat production ethical and sustainable. Going beyond the existing plant-based burgers, we are developing alternative meat whole-cuts using innovations in materials science, synthetic biology and tissue engineering, originally developed at Harvard University and the Wyss Institute. This will transform how the world consumes meat and protein.

We are seeking a Food Scientist to immediately join our team and help develop a new class of alternative meat products. You should have an expert understanding of food ingredients and their interactions to create products of desirable taste, texture, and cooking properties. In this critical role, you will lead the formulation of our finalized products and help showcase the superiority of our approach.

About You:

  • You are food product development wizard, having matured food products from the bench through piloting stage all the way to market.
  • You have a PhD, MS, or equivalent work experience in food science, food formulation, or related field.
  • You are well-versed in meat, food, or flavor chemistry on a molecular level.
  • You are excited about and have experience with meat products/meat analogues or meat science.
  • You are an expert in food processing technologies and equipment for plant ingredients. You understand food engineering, analytical testing, and processes used in food manufacturing.
  • You are an experimentalist first and foremost but have other skills as well – you can interface comfortably with vendors, customers, and investors. You are ready to wear many hats and get stuff done.
  • You want to grow with the company, support new hires, and, over time, manage a team of passionate individuals like yourself.
  • You have a passion to change the world for the better. You are not just looking to cash a paycheck – what you do for work matters to you deeply.


  • You’ll lead the development of a new class of food products leveraging our clients in-house manufacturing capabilities as well as commercial systems.
  • You’ll interpret customer needs to inform the company’s core mission of creating alternative meat products with amazing taste, texture, and cooking properties.
  • You’ll design, build, and test bench-top and pilot plant experiments, gathering and analyzing data, documenting and reporting results, and making strategic recommendations for future product development.
  • You’ll iterate constantly on food product formulations, with both hands-on and digital tools.
  • You’ll preserve all forms of intellectual and material property generated from the above activities, including writing protocols for novel processes, staying up to date with the relevant IP landscape and state-of-the-art technologies, writing patents, and supporting build-out of our company’s IP portfolio.
  • You’ll work with vendors to identify and procure new technologies and capabilities.
  • You are a core member of the team who will lead our food science initiative. Our client will rely on your contribution and resourcefulness to drive the success of our common mission.

For more information contact Liz Pereira at or at (954) 428-3888

All candidates must be able to work in the United States without sponsorship.