We are looking for multiple Principal Scientist(s) to join our Product Development team.
Manage multiple technical projects developing and commercializing pre-cooked plant-based meats from pilot plant through full scale manufacturing.
Serve as a technical expert on technologies such as steaming, baking, frying, and breading / coating technologies.
Bring expertise in product development for grocery, food service, and international.
Direct pilot and plant scale trials and associated product testing.
Lead the transfer and integration of new products, new processes, and new technologies to multiple manufacturing plants.
Collaborate with Packaging, Consumer Insights, and Product Innovation on product design.
Collaborate with Engineering and Manufacturing teams on equipment selection and processing methods.
Mentor and manage junior team members.
Some travel required.
PhD Food Science or a related field.
15+ yrs experience.
Demonstrated ability to lead complex technical projects and investigate research problems.
People management is a plus.
Ability to thrive in a diverse, dynamic tea.
Self-starter that is naturally curious and enjoys working in a fast-past environment.
Ability to continuously challenge assumptions to seek innovative solutions.
About Impossible Foods
Impossible Foods was founded in 2011 to create a truly sustainable global food system by inventing an efficient, sustainable way to transform plants into irresistibly delicious, nutritious food -- food that delivers all the pleasures and nutritional benefits consumers demand, without the destructive environmental impact. Our first product, the Impossible Burger, was introduced by top chefs to the world and is currently available at over 1,800+ restaurants across the United States.