Director: Product Development

Posted: April 7th, 2022   |   Category:

Are you looking to get involved in the next big thing?  Here is your opportunity to be part of an Alternative Protein Entrepreneurial Start-up Company.  A venture-backed food company located in Toronto; Canada is seeking someone to lead their fast-growing Product Development team. This hands on, organized, motivated, creative, and results-oriented individual will have had experience managing a team of scientists with a track record of keeping teams inspired.  Candidate must have a minimum Ph.D in Food Science or related field with 10+ years of product development experience in a food and/or food ingredient company or M.S. with 12+ years of experience or B.S. with 15+ years of experience and 5+ years of experience managing a team of scientists.  Deep Experience in food product design, including formulation, ingredient functionality and interaction, sensory analysis, product scale-up, plant testing and commercialization along with expertise in proteins, fats, hydrocolloids, flavorants, colorants, and nutrients including economics, sourcing, and structure-function understanding.  Must have prior experience in development of plant-based meat or fish products.  Experienced in the protection of intellectual property through IP strategy development with knowledge of food industry standards of quality, food safety and USDA/FDA regulations.

Qualified candidates please contact Sheri Baker at for additional details.

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