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Food Technology Lead (Factory)


About The Position

Job Title:

Food Technology Lead (Factory)

General Description:

At Redefine Meat, we love meat. Really, really love meat.

We believe that the world deserves New-Meat™, plant-based meat, that’s not only good for the environment but is also kind to animals. Having studied animal meat’s unique components, and perfected cutting-edge technologies, Redefine Meat provides a wide range of high-quality products that are just as delicious as the meat you already know and love. New-Meat™ delivers an uncompromised and extraordinary culinary experience with its taste, texture, and aroma.

We also know that we will reach the unreachable with a great team of passionate, courageous, and curious people.

We’re as passionate about people as we are about food!

Your challenge

Your Challenge:

  • Lead the team which functions as the linking pin between IL Scale up, R&D and production plant, providing direction, guidance, and support to ensure the successful execution of projects and initiatives.
  • Support process improvements (related to product quality, efficiency, and minimal waste) through analysis, develop and implement improvement proposals.
  • Collaborate with Scale up, R&D, QA, and Production teams to develop and optimize food products and processes for manufacturing scale-up.
  • Implementation of equipment and new recipes.
  • Oversee product trials and production runs, ensuring adherence to recipe formulations, processing parameters, and quality standards.
  • Develop and execute work programs aimed at achieving company goals under tight development milestones.
  • Conduct regular audits and inspections of manufacturing processes and facilities to ensure compliance with food safety regulations and industry best practices.
  • Analyze production data and performance metrics to identify opportunities for process improvement and optimization.

What you'll need

  • BSc in Food Science or related disciplines, MSc is an advantage.
  • 7+ years of Industrial experience and demonstrated success in process and product development in the food industry.
  • Proven track record of driving process improvement initiatives and implementing innovative solutions in a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire team members.
  • Ability to multitask and adapt quickly to changes.
  • Great problem-solving skills.
  • High level of accuracy.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English.

Reporting to – Plant Manager

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