Food Scientist en MOA foodtech

 |  03.11.2021

MOA foodtech combines biotechnology and artificial intelligence to transform waste and by-products of the agri-food industry into a » next generation protein » with high nutritional value and 100% sustainable.

If you are concerned about the environmental situation and you are ready to contribute to…

  • Reduce the impact of climate change
  • Stop the deforestation
  • Feed the society in a healthy way

Join us to make a difference for a sustainable world!

We are looking for a passionate and experienced food scientist to join our as New Product Developer. Candidates who understand food chemistry, ingredient functionalities (preferably proteins), processing principals and evaluation tools (texture, sensory, etc.).

  • BS in Food Science or relevant experience with 5+ years; MS with 3+ years, or PhD with 0-1 years of active food product development experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of food chemistry, protein chemistry, ingredient functionality and interactions, food processing techniques; food microbiology, food safety fundamentals; food packaging; European laws and regulations would be desirable.
  • Proven track record of launching consumer food products would be highly desirable.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Availability to travel

Role and Responsibilities

As a key member of the Product Team, you will be tasked with

  • Conducting functionality tests on food ingredients in model systems.
  • Formulating food product concepts to demonstrate functional attributes.
  • Designing and conducting sensory studies and analyzing results.
  • Developing formulation and process specifications.
  • Collaborating with research institutions to conduct analytical as well as nutritional testing as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with food laws and regulations.
  • Other assigned tasks as needed

What we offer

  • Salary according to the experience.
  • Plenty of room for personal and professional development in a fast growing startup, building the future of food through cutting edge technologies and entering its next phase of growth
  • A dynamic, caring company culture and a fantastic work environment with our labs located in Noain (Navarra)