Senior Product Developer, Meat Analogue 796 views0 applications

Company Overview

For people who believe eating healthier should be effortless and tasty, TheNotCompany (“NotCo”) – ranked in the Top 50 Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company – is a five-year old foodtech company that uses AI technology to help create sustainable & plant-based products in a mission to reduce global greenhouse emissions. Since forming in 2015, we have launched several different plant-based products through our technology platform, Giuseppe, including NotMilk, NotMayo, and NotBurger. NotCo is a global company with offices & product sales in Chile, Brazil, and Argentina; our latest $85m funding round has fueled our growth in the United States, starting with the launch of NotMilk at Whole Foods Market in late 2020.

We are growing rapidly in new ways and markets. We are motivated by change and purpose. We are ready to roll up our sleeves and do what it takes to start something new. Be part of the transformation!

We are currently looking for a Senior Product Developer, Meat Analogue.

The Senior Product Developer will be part of NotCo’s U.S. R&D team reporting to the R&D Director. This position is located in the NYC area.


  • Create delicious plant-based meat products that delight consumers and are in compliance with regulatory, nutritional, and quality requirements
  • Design and execute bench-top tests and pilot-plant trials to deliver high-quality food products with superior sensory attributes
  • Use sensory and instrumental analysis to guide the development process
  • Participate in the full product lifecycle, from product concept to successful commercial launch
  • Support process development, scale-up, and technology transfer
  • Leverage external resources to identify potential raw material solutions, conduct pilot tests, sensory analyses, and positively influence project timelines 
  • Maintain detailed documentation, experiment tracking, and outcomes, and document finished good specifications
  • Communicate proactively and effectively with cross-functional teams including Marketing, Quality, Sales, and Operations
  • Collaborate closely with the Global R&D team and corporate functions to accelerate knowledge transfer, troubleshooting, and commercialization efforts

Skills & Experience

  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in science, food science, engineering or related field and relevant R&D experience is required, a Masters degree is a plus
  • 5 + years of experience in R&D in the food industry; previous work developing and commercializing plant-based meat products is required
  • Proficient understanding of the principles, ingredients, methods, equipment, and techniques used in plant-based meat manufacturing
  • Proven track record of innovative research and developments projects
  • Strong technical project management skills
  • Strong organizational, data analysis, record keeping, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lead and influence cross-functional teams
  • Highly proficient in computer software/desktop applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with Genesis R&D a plus
  • Able to travel in the U.S. and internationally (up to 25%)
  • Possess strong presentation and relationship building skills
  • Curious, logical, and action-oriented
  • Passion for working in a fast-paced environment and a proven ability to multi-task
  • Excel in a start-up environment and excited to create new procedures and processes from scratch, with a strong entrepreneurial mindset
  • Be agile, adaptable, and thrive in a dynamic and changing culture
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. required

We are 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.

Application Details

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For people who believe eating healthier should be effortless and tasty, The Not Company is a Foodtech, that reinvents animal-based foods using only plants.

Unlike traditional food businesses, our company uses technology to recreate the same products we love to eat in a natural, sustainable and affordable way, keeping it functional, easy to use and mouthwateringly delicious.
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