Formulation & Applications Lead

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Formulation & Applications Lead

New Age Meats is a Berkeley based cell-cultured and plant based meat company. We create delicious meat made using animal cells as well as plants instead of animal slaughter — healthier for humans, animals, and the Earth.

We need people to help combine cell biology with plant based ingredients to create delicious food for the world to eat. You will work alongside others in a food research lab and kitchen, helping to create and bring a food product to market. You will move into pure technological whitespace and shape the future of food and health by addressing humanity’s biggest challenges.


  • Develop formulations that can utilize plant-based ingredients and cell-cultured ingredients. Develop test matrices and recipe iterations with DOE
  • Optimize formulations to highlight product features based on customer requirements including taste, texture, aroma, nutritional profiles, clean label, shelf life, price point, etc
  • Verify and validate formulations (in collaboration with other teams) via qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Collect, analyze, interpret data and present findings
  • Collaborate with QA to develop policies and procedures to validate food quality and food safety, ingredient research, claims substantiation, etc


  • PhD/MS or equivalent in food formulation, food sciences, food processing, food engineering, or similar field
  • 3-5 years of post-educational industry experience inclusive of product commercialization experience within broader cross-functional teams such as consumer insights, sensory, culinary, packaging, etc
  • Comfort with a fast-paced start-up environment and remote communication



  • Previous experience in plant-based meat product development and production
  • Scientific research experience in developing sustainable products
  • Experience in sensory, commercialization, scale up, QA/QC, regulatory



  • Flexible insurance offerings with generous company stipend
  • Equity stock options
  • 401k with match
  • Flexible PTO
  • Sponsored lunches
  • Commuter benefits

New Age Meats is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

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