Lead Product Development

Kempttal, Zürich, ch
Company: Obu
Category: Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
Published on 2021-07-25 16:10:50

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 – it’s 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?

Your mission:

  • You lead a lean team of product developers and culinary experts and manage and align the product development pipeline with company, consumer and customer needs.
  • You are responsible for product development projects from ideation to market launch in close collaboration with the teams Brand & Marketing, Sales, Quality Management and Production.
  • You design and prototype clean-label plant-based products in line with our brand pillars and high culinary standards.
  • You lead the way to iteratively improve our products and ensure that our customers/consumers have an outstanding product experience.
  • You enable the transfer of scientific results and innovations into products to stay ahead of the competition.
  • You shape internal processes to fast-track and optimize product development.
  • You:

  • have a University/Applied University degree in Food Science, Product Design, Material Science, or a similar education and relevant working experience in product development/front end innovation in food, cosmetic, or related industries. Work experience in the plant-based food space and/or industry experience with a focus on outsourcing and co-manufacturing partnerships is a plus. 
  • have a strong track record in project management and managing timelineshave leadership experience. 
  • experience in leading creative processes is a plusare able to flexibly switch between strategic work and highly operative/hands-on tasks.
  • show drive and conviction to have a positive impact by designing products without compromise on taste & texture.
  • show passion for delicious food.
  • have exceptional communication skills and are fluent in English, German is a plus.
  • are allowed to work in Switzerland (valid work permit).
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