The Supplant Company is a University of Cambridge start-up, a graduate of the Y-Combinator accelerator program, and is backed by major VCs in the US and Europe. We are an innovative and dynamic ingredient company, creating products to address major health and environmental challenges in the global food system as well as the wider consumer goods and materials sectors. Based on our proprietary carbohydrate platform, we are developing ingredients that are better for people and the planet.
The company is seeking an enthusiastic Technical Project Manager – Food Ingredients with a background in food science, product formulation and processing / manufacturing to join the company’s R&D team. The Technical Project Manager will undertake work coordinating activities across our food ingredients and new food products projects, as well as contribute to developing our intellectual property portfolio.
Our preferred candidate will have: i) a deep understanding of underpinning food science with an aptitude for quickly picking up new technical concepts and managing several projects simultaneously, ii) experience of project management couple with previous roles across academic and commercial food science functions from laboratory research to manufacturing, iii) completed a post-graduate degree in food science (or related subject); those with equivalent technical industrial experience are also encouraged to apply.
The role will be based at the company’s offices and laboratories on the Cambridge Science Park, Cambridge, UK. Hybrid working, e.g. with part of the week spent working from home, will also be considered and there is potential for travel across Europe and North America. The anticipated salary for the role is £48,000 - £55,000 dependent on the extent to which candidates meet the requirements outlined in the job description and their experience.
As Technical Project Manager – Food Ingredients you will report to the R&D Manager - Food Ingredients and your key duties and responsibilities will be to:
Candidates should have / be: