Lead Product Development

Planted Foods AG in Zurich area

2020-11-09

Contact

Julia Ramseier
julia@eatplanted.com


Function

Foodtechnology
other, Full time

Offering Equity

No

We are Planted. After years of research, founded in July 2019 as a spin-off from ETH Zurich, it is our very aim to make the world better. With a revolutionary plan: Meat from plants.
Planted is more than a delicious product its also an attitude. We want to radically change the way people consume and perceive meat. And to trigger a switch from eating animal- to plant-based proteins.
We are making a change. Not only because we can. But because we have to. Do you want to be a part of it? As our Lead Product Development you will revolutionize the food system by developing the best possible products.
Your misson:
Manage product development projects from ideation to market launch in close collaboration with brand/marketing, sales, quality management and production
Design and prototype clean-label plant-based products in line with our brand pillars and high culinary standards
Conduct consumer research and involve customer and consumer feedback into the product development process to iteratively improve our products
Enable the transfer of scientific results and innovations into delicious products
Shape internal processes to fast-track and optimize product development
Lead a lean team of product developers and manage and align the product development pipeline with company, consumer and customer needs
You are:
a self-driven person with a University/Applied University degree in Food Science, Product Design, Material Science, or a similar education with at least 3 years work experience in product development/front end innovation in food, cosmetic, or related industries, culinary experience and love for food, plant-based, technology and science
experienced with outsourcing and co-manufacturing partnerships
experienced with methodologies in product design, innovation processes and project management and hold a track record of data-driven and consumer-centric product design
able to prioritize and hold strong organizational and time management skills
a hands-on self-starter that continuously challenges assumptions to seek
innovative solution and highest quality products and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
Fluent in English, German is a plus

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