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Sensory Food Technologist - Redwood City, CA
Impossible Foods





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Redwood City, California

Do you want to be part of an exciting company dedicated to solving the greatest challenge humanity faces? Then Impossible Foods is the place for you.

Impossible Foods was founded in 2011 to create a truly sustainable global food system by inventing an efficient, sustainable way to transform plants into irresistibly delicious, nutritious food -- food that delivers all the pleasures and nutritional benefits consumers demand, without the destructive environmental impact. Our first product, the Impossible Burger, was introduced by top chefs to the world and is currently available at over 500 restaurants across the United States.

Impossible Foods is leading the way to a sustainable global food system. We are developing transformative new technologies to produce great plant-based foods that outperform existing meat and dairy products in taste and nutrition, at a lower cost and with a much lower impact on the global environment. Impossible Foods was conceived and founded by a prominent Stanford professor and is backed by top-tier VCs and visionaries with proven track records creating new global industries.

You Will:

  • Designing and executing various sensory and perception tests. Data generated will be used to inform product, process, package design and product quality.
  • Assist and then lead new sensory and perception method development.                               
  • Write standard operating procedures, organize data, and document test results.
  • Analyze data, make recommendations and write reports.
  • Screen, train, and schedule sensory panelists.
  • Prepare samples for training panelists and for sensory and consumer testing.
  • Maintain stocks of food components, ingredients, and supplies.
  • Ensure lab cleanliness, safety, and organization to support the broader team.
  • Acting as a sensory taster, undergoing continuous learning and improvement.

You Have:

  • S. degree in Food Science, Biology, Chemistry, Experimental Psychology or a related field.
  • 1 - 3 yearsí work experience in a laboratory.
  • Enthusiasm for science, and self-motivated to make significant contributions in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated data collection and experiment reporting skills.
  • Full written and verbal fluency in English.
  • Comfortable with experimental design, data interpretation, and presentation.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, and collaborative mindset.
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Ability to independently troubleshoot issues and provide training when applicable.
  • Must be a self-starter who can work independently and within a team environment.


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