Senior R&D Executive (California) – Plant-based, Alternative proteins, Probiotics, Functional Foods, Bioprocessing, Fermentation, Food



  • Successfully identified opportunities for product quality improvement and optimized profitability with improved yield and margin
  • Lead innovative custom-made scalable product and process development from ideation to commercialization
  • Subject Matter Expert leading global formulation, food process and technology projects
  • Innovative formulations in plant-based protein texturization, functionality and applications
  • Successfully implemented effective cost reduction and production efficiency initiatives across product portfolios and platforms.

Seeking a role as: Senior Director of R&D, Vice President of R&D, Head of R&D

Location: Currently residing in Los Angeles area, open to remote

Education: Doctorate – Biosystem Engineering; Biological Science, MS – Chemical Engineering

Compensation: Open to a package commensurate with the responsibilities of the position. Flexible six-figure base upwards of $225,000 expected, plus bonus, equity

Contact Mary Chambers at to learn more about CN #124365 today!


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Mary Chambers

Mary has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Parkside and 18 years of experience in the recruiting industry, including 13+ years as a Recruiter at Kinsa Group. Currently a Kinsa Account Manager and Executive Recruiter she serves our Meat and Poultry customers, Nutraceutical, Dietary Supplement, Pet Food, and Food Packaging companies. She’s a great first point of contact at Kinsa if you have a talent recruiting need within your organization.

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