Posted on 
Jun 19

Product Operations Associate

Overview

Are you looking to make a difference in the world while producing a new product? Tender is revolutionizing the food industry by solving a major global challenge: how to make meat production ethical and sustainable. Going beyond the existing plant-based burgers, we are developing alternative meat whole-cuts – think steaks and chicken breasts – using innovative technologies.

We are hiring a Product Operations Associate to help scale-up our next generation alternative meat whole-cut products. Working within our Product team, you will collaborate closely with our Research and Development and Food Innovation teams to support scale-up and production of an entirely new category of alternative meat. You will play a critical role in supporting our manufacturing and scale-up operations and will have the opportunity to take more responsibilities as the company grows.

Responsibilities
- You will be part of the Operations team to scale-up alternative meat products using breakthrough technologies.
- You will provide design feedback on our production and scale-up processes to support the growth of our business.
- You will manage scheduling, inventory of ingredients, and prepare customer orders following Food Safety and Good Manufacturing Practice Guidelines.
- You will participate in scale up trials with the Materials and Food Innovation teams.
- You will collaborate with our team members to improve our processes and develop some truly unique and delicious products.

About You
- You have 4+ years’ experience in the food industry, or commercial kitchens OR you have an associate degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Materials Science, or Environmental Engineering.
- You love to get your hands dirty and are good at operating complicated equipment.
- You have strong organizational skills and demonstrated experience prioritizing multiple deliverables.
- You are meticulous about regulations, exhibit strong attention to detail, and can spot what others have missed.
- You are a good communicator and self-started and love tackling new challenges. 
- You are excited about joining an early-stage food technology startup, where you will have a dynamic role and will work autonomously on high-impact projects.
- You have a passion to change the world for the better. You are not just looking to cash a paycheck – what you do for work matters to you deeply.

Why work with us?

At Tender, we are deeply committed to diversity, equality, and inclusion. Our goal is to create an environment and company culture where people from all walks of life can come together in an inclusive manner and be an amazing force for good
- You will get to join us on our mission to radically transform the meat industry – one of the most polluting industries on our planet.
- You will get to work with a diverse group of people that cares deeply about what we are trying to solve.  
- You will have ownership over what you do and produce.
- You will be fully integrated and be provided trainings and certifications.
- You will join a fun, interesting and dynamic place to work!
- You will join a young startup that is experiencing very rapid growth!

Description

Overview

Are you looking to make a difference in the world while producing a new product? Tender is revolutionizing the food industry by solving a major global challenge: how to make meat production ethical and sustainable. Going beyond the existing plant-based burgers, we are developing alternative meat whole-cuts – think steaks and chicken breasts – using innovative technologies.

We are hiring a Product Operations Associate to help scale-up our next generation alternative meat whole-cut products. Working within our Product team, you will collaborate closely with our Research and Development and Food Innovation teams to support scale-up and production of an entirely new category of alternative meat. You will play a critical role in supporting our manufacturing and scale-up operations and will have the opportunity to take more responsibilities as the company grows.

Responsibilities
- You will be part of the Operations team to scale-up alternative meat products using breakthrough technologies.
- You will provide design feedback on our production and scale-up processes to support the growth of our business.
- You will manage scheduling, inventory of ingredients, and prepare customer orders following Food Safety and Good Manufacturing Practice Guidelines.
- You will participate in scale up trials with the Materials and Food Innovation teams.
- You will collaborate with our team members to improve our processes and develop some truly unique and delicious products.

About You
- You have 4+ years’ experience in the food industry, or commercial kitchens OR you have an associate degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Materials Science, or Environmental Engineering.
- You love to get your hands dirty and are good at operating complicated equipment.
- You have strong organizational skills and demonstrated experience prioritizing multiple deliverables.
- You are meticulous about regulations, exhibit strong attention to detail, and can spot what others have missed.
- You are a good communicator and self-started and love tackling new challenges. 
- You are excited about joining an early-stage food technology startup, where you will have a dynamic role and will work autonomously on high-impact projects.
- You have a passion to change the world for the better. You are not just looking to cash a paycheck – what you do for work matters to you deeply.

Why work with us?

At Tender, we are deeply committed to diversity, equality, and inclusion. Our goal is to create an environment and company culture where people from all walks of life can come together in an inclusive manner and be an amazing force for good
- You will get to join us on our mission to radically transform the meat industry – one of the most polluting industries on our planet.
- You will get to work with a diverse group of people that cares deeply about what we are trying to solve.  
- You will have ownership over what you do and produce.
- You will be fully integrated and be provided trainings and certifications.
- You will join a fun, interesting and dynamic place to work!
- You will join a young startup that is experiencing very rapid growth!

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