Senior Food Scientist


: $39,570.00 - $62,650.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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NUGGS is a new type of food company that is always written in uppercase. Our first product, NUGGS is a chicken nugget simulation made with new innovative protein technologies. Our mission is to end factory farming by using the internet to expedite the adoption and normalization of clean protein.

What you?ll do

  • Manage the development of our chicken nugget simulation product, ensuring it is delicious and nutritious
  • Build out our R&D Team, including interviewing and hiring needed food engineers and scientists?
  • Set timeline, goals, OKRs and KPIs for our Product Team
  • Support our R&D Team members and help enable them achieve their individual objectives
  • Research and develop new food technologies
  • Work with our Product Team to scale lab products into production

What you (hopefully) have


  • MS/Ph.D. in Food Science, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or similar field
  • Historically managed the development of a food product (bonus points if clean protein product)
  • Experience in people management
  • Track record of innovative research and development projects
  • A passion for creating products that change the world
  • Experience in flavor, flavor-texture interactions
  • Experience with designing and conducting sensory testing
  • Experience with scaling lab products into production
  • Highly organized and high attention to details
  • Desire and willingness to taste samples that contain meat, soy & wheat

Associated topics: biopharma, biopharmaceutical, food scientist, histology, immunohematology, injury, microbiological, microbiology, pharmacology, physiology * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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