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The best way to predict the future is to create it yourself. Continuing to provide a fast-growing world population with healthy food in a sustainable way, that is the reason for existence of The Protein Brewery (TPB).

Do you also want to contribute to solving one of the most important issues of our time? Then we are curious about you!

Who are we?

The Protein Brewery (TPB) is a young, highly innovative company focused on creative technologies to develop and produce sustainable food ingredients using classical brewing and precision fermentation technology. We are addressing the eminent global shift from animal-based food ingredients towards a sustainable, plant-based food chain. Our team in Breda currently consists of 30 people and is growing fast. The present organization is mission-driven and Holacracy powered, where the shared purpose of the organization, the teams and the individuals are aligned. Our culture can be described by our core values;

SHARING the same purpose. Working together as one team in our pursuit to reach our mission and have a positive and lasting impact on the world around us and beyond, while having fun.

DARING to do what no one did before and encouraging whoever dares to do so. Creating a stimulating environment where people feel free to innovate in a pragmatic way. Enabling us to remain agile and to move ahead speedily.

TRUSTING each other’s capacities, intentions and sense of responsibility, leading to a culture of ownership, undivided responsibility and relentless dedication.

CARING for each other and your work environment. Supporting each other, professionally and personally. Valuing each team member as the person he or she is, regardless of background, capacities or status.

What does your profile look like?

We are a good match if you have...

  • a HBO or MSc graduation in Food Science, Food Technology or comparable education.

  • At least five years of experience working in product development, preferably vegan product development.

  • High preference for someone who has hands on experience working with alternative proteins in a test or industrial kitchen.

  • Familiar with new protein applications, emulsions and ingredient technology.

  • Experienced in working in the kitchen, able to operate and use different types of kitchenware and equipment.

  • Experience with flavour systems and how to achieve unique and great tasting vegan products.

  • are fluent (written and spoken) in English.

What do we have to offer?

  • A dynamic, enthusiastic, and rapidly growing start-up work environment.

  • Autonomy and flexibility in your work and work hours.

  • Being part of a small team of professionals with a strong can-do mentality.

  • A competitive salary package including an Employee Stock Option Plan.


Please send your resume and motivation to vacancies@theproteinbrewery.nl

Application deadline: February 14, 2022


Who are we looking for?
The Protein Brewery has developed a completely new, highly nutritious food ingredient based on brewing, called Fermotein®. We’re looking for a creative and hands-on Food Technologist who enjoys spending time in the kitchen and who is motivated to be part of the journey to introduce and roll-out our new food ingredient to the world. In this role you will work on developing plant-based food products concepts and recipes with our food ingredient Fermotein®. You will work closely with our Product Developer, Food Technologist and other R&D and Business Development colleagues. Your main goal is to demonstrate how Fermotein® can be applied in products, recipes and concepts for potential customers. We’re looking for somebody with an entrepreneurial and adventurous mindset to join our team.

What are your responsibilities and scope in this role?

  • Develop new product concepts using ingredients produced by The Protein Brewery. The product applications vary from meat replacers and meat analogues to vegan dairy, baked goods, cereals and other possible applications.

  • Build expertise and understanding of the characteristics and performance of ingredients made by TPB in various food systems, to better provide guidance and advise to business partners and customers in their own product development.

  • Work hands-on in the test kitchen to build a portfolio of product applications and work in partnership with customers and business partners wherever collaboration is possible.

  • Develop concept recipes with high acceptability ratings in sensory and consumer tests, continuously aim to improve the recipes based on the results and build up knowledge on the ingredients science behind the recipes.

  • Communicate with customers and conduct product presentations and product sampling or demonstrations featuring applications of TPB ingredients to customers.

Food Technologist