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Process Engineer

Company: AgFunder
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Nobell Foods is creating cheese and other dairy products from plant-derived dairy proteins for the 99% of people who are unwilling to compromise on taste and price. Nobell is made up of a team of passionate scientists, explorers, and storytellers on a mission to radically change the way we make food, so it's better for you, the animals and the planet. We are backed by Bill Gates' climate fund Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, and Robert Downey Jr. If you believe in our mission and are excited about our work, we would love to hear from you!

Expected Outcomes

    • Scale our benchtop R&D process to pilot then manufacturing scale
    • Grow the processing team by hiring and retaining top talent
    • Work with existing partners and lock in new processing partners as needed for planned runs happening in the next 12 months


        • You will work closely with our protein purification benchtop team to translate R&D efforts into a commercial process
        • You will develop and execute experimental design for protein extraction and purification
        • You will capture key processing data and present your results with internal stakeholders
        • You will assess processes and run conditions to formulate and execute strategies to optimize results with a focus on scaling
        • You will work closely with our quality and regulatory teams to ensure that all pilot processing and manufacturing is in compliance with regulatory standards
        • You will build positive and meaningful relationships with vendors and 3rd party processors across the supply chain
        • You will champion our product stewardship, safety and quality efforts across all pilot work

          Required Skills and Expertise

            • You have 5-10 years of relevant food industry experience with direct experience scaling an R&D benchtop process
            • You have experience with processing soybeans and are knowledgeable in protein separation technologies
            • You have been part of team that is responsible for bringing a new food product, ingredient or process to commercialization
            • You are an operator who can connect dots and execute complex projects in a timely matter
            • You have the ability to present clear, concise data analyses to a multidisciplinary audience
            • You have excellent communication skills and can resolve technical challenges in an effective and timely matter
            • You have have strong execution skills and you are focused on delivering results
            • You are passionate about our mission of creating animal-free foods for the 99% of people who are unwilling to compromise on taste and price
            • You have an advanced degree in Chemical Engineering or a related field
            • Ability to travel within the US 25-35%

              Nobell Foods offers competitive compensation, generous healthcare, dental and vision plans, 401K and commuter benefits.

Keywords: AgFunder, San Francisco , Process Engineer, Engineering , San Francisco, California

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