|Publication date:||June 16 2020|
Meatable is on a mission to make 100% real, delicious meat, without the negative impact on our climate and the need to raise and slaughter animals, and they are looking for a Senior Production Technologist. ‘The Meatable approach’ for creating cell-based meat is based on ground-breaking proprietary technology that was developed at the University of Cambridge. This technology allows them to turn induced pluripotent stem cells iPSCs into muscle- and fat cells, creating 100% real, delicious, guilt free meat. Meatable use iPSCs because they have amazing benefits that enable affordable, at scale production (e.g. they are pluripotent, grow completely serum free, have unlimited proliferation capacity and can grow in suspension). With this technology, scalable cell-based meat production is becoming a reality.
The company is a young and fast-growing company and is entering the next wave of growth. Given its size, new team members will be a huge part of its motivated multidisciplinary team. Meatable’s culture encourages everybody on the team to actively shape their position and they provide ample opportunities for personal and professional growth.
As Senior Production Technologist, you will be responsible for the end-to-end design and development of Meatable’s small-scale production facility. Excitingly, this is only the first part of the process. For the second part, you will be responsible for ensuring that the small-scale production facility will be set-up for a successful and cost-effective upscale process to a commercial scale facility.
Meatable is currently in the R&D phase and perfecting its production process. In order to ensure the two-step upscaling process to a small-scale production at first and a commercial-scale facility in the end, Meatable is looking for an expert who will work in the R&D team.
As Senior Production Technologist you will:
The role will start off as an independent role where you will be part of the R&D team. As Meatable moves towards larger production the team will expand significantly, and their goal is that you will be leading this team. With your input Meatable can fulfill its mission of making delicious, 100% real meat without hurting the climate and animals.
Meatable’s ideal Senior Production Technologist has:
Apart from having the opportunity to be responsible for the upscaling processes and the accompanying personal development and growth possibilities, Meatable offers:
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Kelly van der Laan
Principal Associate | Food (Science)