Food Science R&D Engineer - Q1 2023

Who We Are

Nutropy produces milk ingredients through precision fermentation in order to develop more sustainable, healthy and ethical food products.

Nutropy is a venture-backed pioneer start-up in the growing alternative protein sector. Based in Genopole (Evry), the largest French biopark, we are looking for employees ready to join our adventure.

What We Offer

Job Description

Job Tasks

  • Develop, optimize and scale up new food product formulations in collaboration with the senior food scientist & CSO
  • Assist in the design, planning, execution and analysis of R&D projects and experiments to improve our knowledge of ingredients and product taste, texture and shelf life
  • Maintain equipment according to established protocols
  • Communicate results to team members
  • Synthesize and present ongoing projects
  • Maintain a rigorous laboratory notebook
  • Participate in product, ingredient, competitive and technical monitoring.

Required profile

Education & Experience

  • Bac+5/MsC training as an agri-food engineer, a first experience in agri-food industry on comparable missions is a plus.
  • Interest in food product development, dairy products, microbiology, lipids or proteins
  • Previous work on prototype development is a plus
  • Experience in managing and executing R&D projects, ideally with new ingredients is a plus
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Professional English, French is a plus

Soft Skills

  • Independent, well-organized and proactive work style
  • Ability to work with the highest accuracy and properly prioritize
  • Well organized and with significant experience in project management
  • Good at troubleshooting and problem-solving
  • Excellent communication skills and positive attitude
  • Interest in alternative proteins
  • Motivation to work in a challenging start-up environment

Job Overview:

Title: Food Science R&D Engineer
Location: Evry-Courcouronnes (91)
Field of activity: Foodtech, Biotech, Bioproduction, Alternative Proteins
Type of Contract: CDI (permanent position)
Availability: January 2023
Education: Bac +5 / MsC
Salary: Dependent on experience

Company Culture

  • Dynamic, collaborative and innovative environment
  • Strong potential for career growth
  • Contribution towards a positive cause