Plant Protein Specialist (f/m/d)

Let’s make the world a better place one tasty bite at a time.
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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? As our Plant Protein Specialist you will research the connection between plant protein chemistry and final product functionality.

Your mission:

  • Research and development with plant-based food systems with specialised focus on raw materials and protein fractions/functionality
  • Management and organization of multiple science projects in the interdisciplinary field of food technology and process engineering
  • Contribution to and work on scientific projects in the field of raw materials
  • Creation and establishment of new raw materials into Planted Foods system
  • Optimization of scientific practices by continuously questioning the current state
  • Supervision of industrial and academic projects including PhD, bachelor and master theses

You are:

  • In-depth knowledge of different planted-based protein systems, processing techniques and underlying chemistry
  • Knowledgeable about the structural/functional properties of different proteins and the methodology used to quantify differences
  • Comfortable with working under pressure, unconventional scientific ideas and with handling unfamiliar situations and deadlines
  • A team-player and responsibility-taker with an entrepreneurial mindset and a high level of independence
  • Comfortable with working under pressure, unconventional scientific ideas, managing evolving projects and handling unfamiliar situations
  • Able to excite and convince research partners, excellent networking skills
  • Fluent in English, German is an advantage

In case of questions feel free to contact Michèle, HR Manager:

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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