We seek a food scientist to oversee scaffold manufacturing at our Dublin, Ohio facility. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring our process-es and supplier facilities adhere to QA/QC standards, consistently delivering the highest quality product. Successful candidates are self-motivated, organized, and possess the drive to lead their team toward short- and long-term production and distribution goals.
Analyze the nutritional content of products, including fat content, calories, and nutritional values
Develop standards and specifications to ensure all safety, sanitary, water supply, and waste management regulations are met
Use your scientific knowledge to discover new ways to process, preserve, store, and package food and drink products
Identify viable substitutes for unfavorable additives
Work to improve various aspects of food/drink, including nutritional value, flavor, color, texture, and chemical composition
Study the stages of food processing and how it affects the overall product
Develop, test, and introduce new products
Ensure the Quality Control department adheres to governmental and industry standards
Collaborate with operators, engineers, flavor experts, and packaging and marketing representatives to ensure a smooth product development process
Assist in the development of quality assurance programs
Necessary Skills & Qualifications
One year or more of proven industry experience
Minimum Bachelor's degree in food engineering, chemistry, biology, or another related field
Extensive knowledge of various sciences and their applications to food
Understanding of the manufacturing process, best practices, and equipment
Knowledge of meat, meat-based products, alternative protein, cultivated meat and production practices is a plus
Ability to effectively communicate with varying personalities, educational backgrounds, and technical levels
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Strong leadership and teamwork skills
Detail-oriented and self-motivated with an ability to multitask and prioritize
Preferred Skills & Qualifications:
This position may require occasional international travel to vendors and customers.
Must be authorized presently to work in the United States.
Matrix Meats, Inc. believes in diversity and inclusion. We believe diversity drives innovation. We celebrate the individual and the unique life experiences that each person brings to our mission to change the way the world eats for the better. We want the best so we do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or protected status. Come join us.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable based upon experience/education.
Internal Number: 0022
About Matrix Meats, Inc.
Matrix Meats, Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of the foremost nano-fiber scaffolds
to enable the production of clean, healthy, and environmentally-friendly cultivated meat
to ethically feed the world.