Posted on 
Aug 2

Associate Quality Engineer

Company Overview:

Based in Boulder, Colorado, Meati Foods is on a mission to help feed everyone -- forever. We believe everyone should have the choice to eat nutritious, unprocessed protein grown from nature. That's why we harness a single, infinite ingredient called mycelium – the muscular root structure of mushrooms – to put delicious Good Energy on your plate without compromising on health for you and your family, or for the planet. Get to know Meati at www.meati.com or on Instagram.

Company Culture:

Our team is passionate about making the world a better place through good health and wellness, positive climate impact, and equitable access to nutrition around the world. This passion translates into the culture of our office, making Meati Foods a lively, enjoyable, innovative, and inclusive place to work. This is an exciting time to be a part of Meati Foods and the growing plant-based meat category.

The Role:

You will directly support the day-to-day manufacturing of Meati Foods’ mycelium-based alt-protein products. You will have the opportunity to drive a culture of continuous improvement by deploying sound engineering fundamentals to achieve quality objectives and ultimately yielding better production and customer outcomes.

Responsibilities:
- Measurement of in-process samples to support production of Meati finished goods
- Verification and Validation of Equipment, Processes and Sanitary Operation
- Assay development for quantifying microbiological and biochemical qualities of Meati
- Help develop analytical methods that inform fermentation process optimization
- Document development and organization of facility records
- Documentation and record keeping must be maintained and a high attention detail is expected.
- Calibration of laboratory analytical instrumentation.
- Assist with laboratory housekeeping
- Adhere to GMPs and follow company SOPs

Requirements:
- Bachelor’s or Masters degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or equivalent
- Minimum one year working for a food or beverage company in a QA or QC role.
- Experience with a fermented or cell-based product is preferred.
- Ability to manage multiple workflows and experiments within a single day
- Ability to effectively work in cross-functional teams and utilize positive results to improve product/process. • Interpretation and communication of results in cross-functional teams
- Must be a self-starter, motivated and able to adapt to the demands of a fast growing company
- Flexible schedule including occasional evenings and weekends

Compensation: 
Range is $50,000 – $65,000, including a potential annual bonus and equity. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.
Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required prior to the start of employment at Meati.

Benefits: 
- Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance at no cost to the employee (for employee-only coverage)
- 401K with company match
- Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and Floating Holidays
- Monthly reimbursements for personal health and wellness expenses
- Mental health programs at no cost
- Parental Leave, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability coverage, and AD&D

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Meati is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Company Overview:

Based in Boulder, Colorado, Meati Foods is on a mission to help feed everyone -- forever. We believe everyone should have the choice to eat nutritious, unprocessed protein grown from nature. That's why we harness a single, infinite ingredient called mycelium – the muscular root structure of mushrooms – to put delicious Good Energy on your plate without compromising on health for you and your family, or for the planet. Get to know Meati at www.meati.com or on Instagram.

Company Culture:

Our team is passionate about making the world a better place through good health and wellness, positive climate impact, and equitable access to nutrition around the world. This passion translates into the culture of our office, making Meati Foods a lively, enjoyable, innovative, and inclusive place to work. This is an exciting time to be a part of Meati Foods and the growing plant-based meat category.

The Role:

You will directly support the day-to-day manufacturing of Meati Foods’ mycelium-based alt-protein products. You will have the opportunity to drive a culture of continuous improvement by deploying sound engineering fundamentals to achieve quality objectives and ultimately yielding better production and customer outcomes.

Responsibilities:
- Measurement of in-process samples to support production of Meati finished goods
- Verification and Validation of Equipment, Processes and Sanitary Operation
- Assay development for quantifying microbiological and biochemical qualities of Meati
- Help develop analytical methods that inform fermentation process optimization
- Document development and organization of facility records
- Documentation and record keeping must be maintained and a high attention detail is expected.
- Calibration of laboratory analytical instrumentation.
- Assist with laboratory housekeeping
- Adhere to GMPs and follow company SOPs

Requirements:
- Bachelor’s or Masters degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or equivalent
- Minimum one year working for a food or beverage company in a QA or QC role.
- Experience with a fermented or cell-based product is preferred.
- Ability to manage multiple workflows and experiments within a single day
- Ability to effectively work in cross-functional teams and utilize positive results to improve product/process. • Interpretation and communication of results in cross-functional teams
- Must be a self-starter, motivated and able to adapt to the demands of a fast growing company
- Flexible schedule including occasional evenings and weekends

Compensation: 
Range is $50,000 – $65,000, including a potential annual bonus and equity. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.
Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required prior to the start of employment at Meati.

Benefits: 
- Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance at no cost to the employee (for employee-only coverage)
- 401K with company match
- Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and Floating Holidays
- Monthly reimbursements for personal health and wellness expenses
- Mental health programs at no cost
- Parental Leave, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability coverage, and AD&D

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Meati is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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