Beyond Meat


At Beyond Meat, we believe there is a better way to feed the planet. Our mission is to create The Future of Protein

Beyond Meat Columbia, MO
Apr 08, 2020
COMPANY DESCRIPTION At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond. OVERVIEW The Quality Assurance Supervisor plans and directs activities concerned with development, application, and maintenance of quality standards for production processes, materials and products. This position supervises our Quality Techs to ensure that proper protocols, documentation and production and sanitation oversight are meeting Beyond Meat standards. RESPONSIBILITIES Develops and maintains standards and methods for routine quality inspections and evaluations. Assists the quality team in developing and maintaining procedures and work instructions. Oversees root cause investigations and collaborates on corrective and preventive actions. Creates and manages training materials for Quality Techs and train new Quality Tech hires. Oversee plant pest control program and actively work with pest control provider on corrective actions and investigations. Review quality records for completion, accuracy, and adherence to internal specifications. Maintains and account for product and raw material holds and disposals. Provide necessary documentation or knowledge for internal and external audits. Work with team on proactively improving the quality department and production facility. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position manages all Quality Techs. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science or Microbiology preferred, or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience may be considered Thorough knowledge of  GMP, FDA/USDA  and  Food Safety, SOP's, SQF , knowledge of  LIMS  (Laboratory Information Management System) desirable,  AOAC Minimum 1-3 years’ experience in a food and/or beverage manufacturing environment preferred Skills: Leadership skills, focused on results, employee engagement, decision making,teamwork. Strong mathematical skills Strong PC skills includes MS office programs Excellent interpersonal, communication, problem solving and organizational skills Strong mathematical skills Abilities: The employee must have the ability to quantitatively review technical procedures and representative regulations. In addition, must be capable of writing detailed reports, and general day-to-day oversight and related correspondence The ability to effectively present information to groups and respond to questions from peers, supervisors and managers is essential Ability to multi-task and set priorities within Quality Assurance WORK ENVIRONMENT Production, warehouse floor,and office environment within the Columbia, MO plant Shift: 1st 6 am - 2:30 pm Shift: 2nd, 2:00 pm -10:30 pm Shift: 3rd 10:00 pm - 6:30 am Overtime as required Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
Beyond Meat El Segundo, CA
Apr 08, 2020
COMPANY DESCRIPTION At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond. You will support Beyond Meat in a variety of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, collaborations, in-licenses and out-licenses involving technology, while working closely with other cross-functional teams (R&D, Finance, Operations) and coordinating with various members of the Legal Team. You will support Beyond Meat in a variety of cross-border matters, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and optimally also covering joint venture structuring, operation and termination; strategic and other types of minority investment; and/or contractual strategic alliance creation, operation and terminations.You must have an extensive understanding of international law and familiarity with each country's laws and policies, as well as the international agreements that govern trade and business law across continents REQUIREMENTS Significant licensing and/or M&A transactions, cross-border and international law experience Must be a qualified attorney and member of the California Bar (in good standing) or eligible to register as a California Registered In-House Counsel 5-8 years relevant legal experience; top tier law firm and/or in-house representation of consumer packaged goods companies and/or emerging technologies preferred Excellent drafting, oral and interpersonal skills Ability to work independently, learn quickly, take initiative, work proactively and be resourceful. Strong organizational skills and work ethic, including the ability to track a variety of complex issues simultaneously, and be able to prioritize and efficiently manage time. Experience working in a fast-paced dynamic company. Start-up experience is a plus. Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
Beyond Meat El Segundo, CA
Apr 08, 2020
COMPANY DESCRIPTION At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond. OVERVIEW The Lipid Scientist will use scientific principles and expertise, and a broad range of advanced technologies and industrial tools for achieving company goals. This successful, self-motivated, creative, team-oriented, resourceful, adaptable, and results-oriented individual will lead in their area of expertise to create and characterize macromolecular interactions with a specific emphasis on plant, yeast, bacterial and algal lipid chemistry, reaction chemistry, lipid-protein interactions, oxidation and solvation properties, and encapsulation. The Lipid Scientist will have a keen understanding and extensive hands-on experience with the ability to think beyond standard methods, independently lead and reach conclusions, and clearly deliver results within a matrix organization. RESPONSIBILITIES Create new lipid-based concepts and materials that enhance current food functionalities and drive future product development Develop fat and adipose tissue mimics for use in multi-phase meat analogs Develop strategies that enhance the organoleptic properties, nutritional profiles, fat structuring, oil retention and cooking dynamics of meat analogs Create lipid-based vehicles for ingredient encapsulation Expand fat and oil processes to industrial scales for food manufacturing Coordinate with vendors and CMOs for the supply of plant and microbial lipids Support R&D team in attaining short-term and long-term development goals Adapt to evolving scientific priorities Leverage internal and external technology capabilities to develop products that match or exceed consumer needs and provide a significant competitive advantage Utilize core research capabilities and know-how to develop new products and improve existing products Develop product prototypes on the bench, conduct pilot and commercial scale trials, establish data and make a technical case for product feasibility Actively support the innovation stage gate process: brainstorming and ideation sessions, concept development, concept screening, feasibility and commercialization Build cross-functional support when appropriate and develop project plans to drive development and implementation Continuously search for and vet advanced technologies that complement areas of strategic focus Advise company officers in areas of scientific and process development expertise Provide written and verbal reports of research activities. Participate in R&D and larger company meetings Preserve all forms of intellectual and material property generated from the above activities, including writing patents, writing protocols for novel processes Provide general laboratory support, purchase equipment, and supplies, and share in kitchen and laboratory maintenance Maintain a safe working environment QUALIFICATIONS Ph.D. degree in Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physical Chemistry, Biophysics, Polymer Chemistry or Molecular Biology with a strong background in lipid science Minimum 5-year experience in academic or industrial lipids research Experience in food company ingredient and product development desirable but not required Prior experience with fats and oils functionality, analytical chemistry, physical chemistry, reaction chemistry, liposomes and product applications preferred Understanding of food product chemistry, analytical testing, formulation and processes used in food manufacturing preferred Mechanical ability, familiarity with scientific equipment and advanced instrumentation Proven ability to combine scientific insight with strong technical skills and business acumen Experience working in a matrix and highly collaborative team orientated environment Excellent oral and written communication skills. Fluent in English, both written and spoken Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities Excellent analytical, organizational and multi-tasking skills, as well as the ability to interact and collaborate successfully with all levels and functional areas WORK ENVIRONMENT Laboratory, office and kitchen environments with some travel (10%) PHYSICAL DEMANDS Frequent sitting at a desk, communication-using computer and phone Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
Beyond Meat Columbia, MO
Apr 08, 2020
COMPANY DESCRIPTION At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond. OVERVIEW This position will be responsible for providing general mechanical and electrical maintenance and upkeep of the equipment and building related to HVAC. Other tasks include working with production to increase efficiencies and reduce downtime, providing preventative maintenance and assist with completing work orders. RESPONSIBILITIES Installing, maintaining and repairing ventilation and air conditioning systems and equipment Identifying maintenance risks on equipment Diagnosing electrical and mechanical faults on all HVAC systems Cleaning, adjusting, and repairing HVAC systems Performing emergency repairs promptly and efficiently Provide technical direction and on-the-job training Keep daily logs and records of all maintenance functions Ensuring compliance with appliance standards and within OSHA guidelines Complying with service standards, work instructions, and requirements QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma, GED or suitable equivalent 5+ years experience as an HVAC technician, and willingness to continue education in HVAC field Valid driver's license Understanding of advanced principles of air conditioning, refrigeration and heating Proficient in balancing air and water treatment systems in line with HVAC protocols Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills Proficient in reading schematics and work plans Ability to work after hours, over weekends and on public holidays with short or no notice SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE Knowledge/experience in food/beverage manufacturing facility Possess a Type 4 universal EPA certification WORK ENVIRONMENT Depending on the task, the work setting involves an office, warehouse, and production areas ** Hourly rate commensurate with experience. ** Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
Beyond Meat Columbia, MO
Apr 07, 2020
COMPANY DESCRIPTION At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond. RESPONSIBILITIES Manage the production personnel at both plants. Responsible for manufacturing and maintaining safe, quality food by following good manufacturing practices, food defense, HACCP and SQF requirements. Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; studying methods; implementing cost reductions; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and promoting cooperation within and between departments. Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries. Manage constraints to maximize OEE, Lead cross functional meetings focused on improving performance in safety, quality, throughput and cost. Required to provide all external auditors with needed materials and information, follow-up via written responses where applicable and coordinate supplemental plant visits. Implement and oversee Company sanitation program and related procedures for pre-production, production and shutdown periods. Monitor day to day manufacturing for SOP execution, assisting the operation with any required support. Ensure proper training and development of the production employees to improve factory performance.  QUALIFICATIONS Bachelors of Science degree in Food Science, Business or Engineering (Process, Mechanical or Industrial), or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience may be considered. Must have significant food manufacturing experience, familiar with Food Safety, GMP and SOP’s. Minimum 7-10 years’ experience in a food and/or beverage manufacturing environment. Leadership skills, focused on results, employees’ engagement, development, decision making, team work and change management The employee must have the ability to quantitatively review technical procedures and representative regulations. In addition, must be capable of writing detailed reports, and general day-to-day oversight and related correspondence. The ability to effectively present information to groups and respond to questions from peers, supervisors and managers i Excellent problem solving skills Strong PC skills includes MS office programs Preferred TPM or LEAN manufacturing knowledge. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must be able to repetitively lift heavy objects up to 50 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodations. Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
Beyond Meat Columbia, MO
Apr 04, 2020
COMPANY DESCRIPTION At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond. OVERVIEW The Production Lead is an hourly front-line leadership position. This position supervises production staff on a specific shift to attain production and quality goals. Identifies problems or bottlenecks in production processes and resolves issues. Supports continuous improvement goals in safety, quality and cost. Mentors and develops hourly production personnel. RESPONSIBILITIES Create a team environment built on open communication Set clear team goals Delegate tasks to operators Oversee day-to-day operations Monitor team performance and report on metrics Motivate team members to achieve goals Discover training needs and provide coaching Listen to team members feedback and resolve issues or conflicts Recognize high performance and reward accomplishments Contribute to the growth of the company through building a successful team Monitor and coordinate the daily acuities of hourly operators on your shift Drive improvement by holding operators accountable to policies and guidelines QUALIFICATIONS High School Diploma or GED Proven ability to lead personnel Ability to work 12 hour shifts; mandatory overtime is required on occasion which can include some weekends Attention to detail, punctual, and dependable Excellent problem and communication skills Able to work cross functionally and collaboratively Willingness to generate new ideas and find better ways to do things Flexibility to work any/all shifts to support a high growth work environment Ability to demonstrate and train on policies of safety and Good Manufacturing Practices Basic computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint WORK ENVIRONMENT Warehouse and production manufacturing environment within the Columbia, MO plant Environment includes both tempered and ambient areas PHYSICAL DEMANDS Able to repetitively lift heavy objects up to 50 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodations. Must be able to work in a standing position for extended periods. Able to repetitively exert the required force to push/pull gaylords of differing weights (400 to 1200 lbs ) while walking utilizing a manual pallet jack. Must be able to crouch/stoop/squat/bend as needed to complete tasks. Occasionally climb stairs or a ladder to complete tasks. Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
Beyond Meat El Segundo, CA
Mar 27, 2020
COMPANY DESCRIPTION At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond. At Beyond Meat, your primary responsibilities will be to seek out the best talent, interview candidates and assist in the hiring process. The position may also analyze the operations of Beyond Meat to determine which departments would benefit from additional staff. The ideal candidate must be very skilled at helping our team of recruiters finding highly talented individuals to meet a company’s needs. Further, the Associate Recruiter must be able to conduct candidate interviews and help maintain candidates in our applicant tracking system. RESPONSIBILITIES Identify all candidates with high profiles and analyze all business requirements for organization and assist in recruitment. Identify appropriate sourcing channels for all profile and track database and develop good professional relationships. Maintain all candidates for organization and monitor all interviews and hire ration and develop professional relationships with all field candidates and design various cost effective strategies. Develop procedures to maintain all candidates with help of all professional and social network and perform search on all websites and maintain knowledge on all trends and sourcing. Coordinate with all departments and assist in placing appropriate internal job postings and monitor all candidates for positions and ensure compliance to all hiring guidelines. Administer and maintain applicant tracking system and update status for all candidates. Monitor network of all candidates in cost effective manner and perform scheduling of all interview processes and verify all interview time and date. Assist in recruitment of appropriate candidate and ensure highest quality of all candidates and maintain professional processes for all internal and external clients. Perform all data entry and maintain accuracy in same and escalate issues to management id required and design all searches and maintain efficient information technology for all hiring requirements. Analyze all pipeline candidates and requirements for organization and coordinate with all employment contracts with candidates. Manage all employment requisitions for hiring managers and assist too develop and update effective job advertisements for all candidates. Manage and screen all interviewees for potential schedule all interview appointments for same. Assist all candidates with all interviews and perform pre-employment tests and schedule second interviews with all candidates and managers. Manage all communication with all hiring managers and candidates and prepare all required paperwork. Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
Beyond Meat Columbia, MO
Mar 26, 2020
COMPANY DESCRIPTION At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond. OVERVIEW The Quality Assurance Supervisor plans and directs activities concerned with development, application, and maintenance of quality standards for production processes, materials and products. This position supervises our Quality Techs to ensure that proper protocols, documentation and production and sanitation oversight are meeting Beyond Meat standards. RESPONSIBILITIES Develops and maintains standards and methods for routine quality inspections and evaluations. Assists the quality team in developing and maintaining procedures and work instructions. Oversees root cause investigations and collaborates on corrective and preventive actions. Creates and manages training materials for Quality Techs and train new Quality Tech hires. Oversee plant pest control program and actively work with pest control provider on corrective actions and investigations. Review quality records for completion, accuracy, and adherence to internal specifications. Maintains and account for product and raw material holds and disposals. Provide necessary documentation or knowledge for internal and external audits. Work with team on proactively improving the quality department and production facility. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position manages all Quality Techs. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science or Microbiology preferred, or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience may be considered Thorough knowledge of  GMP, FDA/USDA  and  Food Safety, SOP's, SQF , knowledge of  LIMS  (Laboratory Information Management System) desirable,  AOAC Minimum 1-3 years’ experience in a food and/or beverage manufacturing environment preferred Skills: Leadership skills, focused on results, employee engagement, decision making,teamwork. Strong mathematical skills Strong PC skills includes MS office programs Excellent interpersonal, communication, problem solving and organizational skills Strong mathematical skills Abilities: The employee must have the ability to quantitatively review technical procedures and representative regulations. In addition, must be capable of writing detailed reports, and general day-to-day oversight and related correspondence The ability to effectively present information to groups and respond to questions from peers, supervisors and managers is essential Ability to multi-task and set priorities within Quality Assurance WORK ENVIRONMENT Production, warehouse floor,and office environment within the Columbia, MO plant Shift: 1st 6 am - 2:30 pm Shift: 2nd, 2:00 pm -10:30 pm Shift: 3rd 10:00 pm - 6:30 am Overtime as required Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
Beyond Meat
Mar 26, 2020
COMPANY DESCRIPTION At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond. OVERVIEW The Operations Team of Beyond Meat™ is looking for an outstanding individual to join the team. The Process Engineer’s primary role is to bring products from bench-top to full-scale volumes. The role includes working with R&D and Manufacturing teams to create, optimize, launch, and sustain new products. RESPONSIBILITIES Assessing, identifying and developing manufacturing equipment and process solutions for new products and market plans Understanding and identifying technology and equipment that is the best fit for required solutions Develop cost estimates, schedules, execution and startup budgets and plans for activities Oversight of equipment negotiation, purchase, installation, and commissioning Documentation of line capabilities and processes Ensure quality and food safety by building quality control into processes Fundamental project management skills to develop robust timelines and cost estimates for initiatives Communicate effectively with stakeholders and collaborate cross-functionally The position will require travel to facilities as well as vendor and customer locations across North America Travel estimated to be 60-80% QUALIFICATIONS BS Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical Engineering,Food Science, or related science 5 years experience in a Food/Beverage and/or Biotech company Extrusion experience preferred Multiple roles that have been both plant and corporate based with an emphasis on production and R&D Demonstrated ability to lead manufacturing scale-up projects in food/beverage Significant experience working with Food or Biotech R&D teams and facilities Depth in quality systems such as HACCP, GMP, SQF Proficient in MS Office suite (particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), MS Project and AutoCAD or comparable applications Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required Travel varies, up to 50% Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
Beyond Meat El Segundo, CA
Mar 21, 2020
COMPANY DESCRIPTION At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond. The role of Chief of Staff will be to act as a senior advisor to the Chief Innovation Officer across all strategic and operational initiatives, activities, deliverables and special projects. The role will support Innovation leaders to identify and implement priorities, timelines, strategic initiatives,and revisit them regularly to assess progress. You will act as a key thought partner for brainstorming and identifying solutions to challenges across Innovation. RESPONSIBILITIES Assist in the development and execution of Innovation strategies in fulfillment of Beyond Meat’s Innovation team objectives. Facilitate a culture of innovation, collaboration, and appropriate risk-taking through personal example, mentorship, and accomplishments. Stay aware and current on latest scientific innovation in the Plant-based food sector and in allied fields. Maintain holistic oversight and responsibility for driving the Innovation portfolio forward, and balance of both long-term strategic vision and operational execution support. Plan leadership team retreats, developing objectives and agenda, coordinating with executive assistant on logistics. Coordinate the standing executive team meeting including meeting preparation, invitation of guests, meeting management and time keeping, minutes and action items. Oversee Innovation Strategy Development: define agenda, coordinate Research and Development leadership meetings including minutes and action items, execute strategic reviews. Mentor more junior team members through feedback on key decisions, issue resolution, and responses to challenges. Assist Innovation senior leadership with hiring decisions and provide oversight of overall headcount and resource deployment. Manage a variety of cross-organizational projects as Innovation representative within the company (i.e. formalizing the corporate strategic planning process, cultural initiatives, etc.). Respond to the day-to-day needs of the executive including preparing presentations and correspondence, attending internal or external meetings on behalf of executive, preparing talking points, taking notes at meetings the CIO attends. Coordinate internal and external Innovation team communications: drive transparency throughout research, facilitate connectivity, enable within-function and cross-functional reporting. Coordinate scientific activities within Innovation Team, including seminars, internal scientific meetings, advisory boards. Contribute to Innovation Portfolio Governance: deliver portfolio analytics, manage governance review, facilitate tracking and project management. Manage the overall research workflow, liaising within the team and beyond (e.g. Legal,Finance, HR, Procurement) to ensure that deliverables are provided on schedule, surface and resolve bottlenecks, and modify business processes to meet Beyond Meat’s evolving needs. Aligns goals with those of team members and collaborates towards their achievement. Help facilitate a culture of scientific knowledge sharing and exchange that provides learning opportunities for team members. REQUIREMENTS Broad understanding of the technology development process, objectives, metrics, and how they serve Beyond Meat’s overall mission and business goals. Accurate and concise communication skills are essential. Proactive, resourceful, self-motivated, and possessing exemplary interpersonal skills to interact professionally with all levels in the organization. Ability to act independently through complex cross-functional matrices and international sites is essential. Maintain strict confidentiality. Passion for Beyond Meat’s mission, vision and values. Excellent general problem solving and project management skills, and proven ability to manage multiple initiatives and complex tasks. Ability to translate complex scientific topics to clear presentations and papers. Plans, coordinates, collates and reviews the work of assigned staff; assigns work activities and coordinates schedules, projects, and programs; provides constructive feedback; reviews and evaluates work and makes effective suggestions and recommendations. Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
Beyond Meat El Segundo, CA
Mar 18, 2020
COMPANY DESCRIPTION At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond. OVERVIEW As Beyond Meat continues to strive to deliver its products faster, better and cheaper, this newly created role will be responsible for driving a team of Inventory Control specialists to drive an improved experience for our internal and external customers worldwide.  You will be the single-threaded leader to drive the day-to-day execution of our Inventory network, inventory optimization and system integration. This role will be critical in the development of new tools and processes to support continuous improvement within the Inventory Control space. RESPONSIBILITIES The head of Inventory Control will understand big picture ideas and work to incorporate company-wide goals and values into our Supply Chain. The ideal candidate is comfortable balancing a number of responsibilities at once and can pivot between projects with ease. You’re a born leader: You will be a visible leader in the Operations community. Your colleagues will trust and respect your decisions based on your track record of critical thinking and well-communicated decision-making. You will implement and utilize world-class systems and tools to drive step-changes in Inventory Control performance. You will manage, mentor, and develop the Inventory Control team. You’re a strategy guru: You will always be on your toes thinking of a Plan B & be ready to execute when needed. You will be an out of the box thinker coming up with solutions to new problems whilst using your strategic influencing skills to convince the cross functional team to execute. You’re a dot connector: You will be able to bridge the needs of different functions and expertly translate the requirements to keep the value chain in sync. You love to win, and have fun doing it: You play a critical and extremely tangible role in delivering results. You will help with growing our leadership in the plant-based protein category QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Supply Chain, Operations and/or transportation. Master’s level degree, MBA or higher preferred. 5+ years of Supply Chain, Operations and/or transportation-related experience A highly developed set of skills in quantification and analysis (Excel, Tableau, SQL) Strong communication skills with an ability to deliver complex information to a variety of audiences with impact Creative mindset with the ability to look at a problem with a number of different perspectives and ideas for a solution Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
Beyond Meat El Segundo, CA
Mar 18, 2020
COMPANY DESCRIPTION At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond. The Senior Commercialization Project Manager is responsible for the end to end management of the commercialization process serving as the single point of contact for a particular product/group of products from the post innovation phase to full production scaling. The Senior Commercialization Project Manager provides direction, leadership, and coordination to multiple cross-functional teams of subject matter experts to deliver new products to full commercial scale within the defined product specifications, timelines, and cost parameters. The Senior Commercialization Project Manager is a strong collaborator working with a broad group of business, supply chain, manufacturing, product, and technology leaders, to ensure prioritization and successful delivery across the full commercialization process at Beyond Meat. RESPONSIBILITIES Own product development and lead cross-functional teams through the commercialization process delivering products from innovation to fully scaled commercialization Develop defined commercialization stages from innovation to fully scaled production including the deployment of stage gates as the process progresses through the sequential stages Define and calculate stage cycle times, including deviations and confidence intervals by product group to measure progress and performance, and serve as inputs into predictive models. Apply Lean/Six Sigma methodologies to reduce cycle time and remove waste from the existing commercialization process and subsequent manufacturing processes. Establish robust progress and performance reporting mechanisms supporting data-driven decision making Actively manage and build rapport with the executive team and strategically advise on priorities, options, risks, costs versus benefits, and impacts on other business priorities Provide frequent and transparent updates, manage sponsor expectations, and keep all stakeholders informed of the progress of all in-flight products/projects Consistently identify, implement, and socialize the most effective processes, tools, and systems to keep the department current with world-class best practices. Lead and develop comprehensive resource models and risk mitigation plans in collaboration with agency leadership and disciplines leads Manage, mentor, and develop the commercialization team members reporting to the role. Actively contribute to the development of the Beyond Meat culture and standards of quality. QUALIFICATIONS Strong collaborator and team player with demonstrated track record building high performing teams across geographical areas in matrix environments Exceptional people skills with highly developed facilitation and conflict resolution skills Deep understanding and experience in process engineering and optimization Strong track record of leveraging statistical analysis in root cause analysis, problem-solving and target setting Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a related field. Post Grad in Business Administration preferred. Qualifications in Statistical Analysis and Lean Six Sigma 7-10 years in a CPG environment managing complex commercialization initiatives Proven track record in stakeholder management with strong cross-functional collaboration skills operating in a matrix organization environment Ability to travel to (up to 50%) Ability to interact with clients at an executive level Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail Exhibit strong team leadership and decision-making skills Excellent written and oral presentation and communication skills Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
Beyond Meat El Segundo, CA
Mar 18, 2020
COMPANY DESCRIPTION At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond. OVERVIEW The role of the Senior IT Global Infrastructure Manager is to develop and deliver IT infrastructure projects, services, and support, including security related projects, on time, within budget, for a global team. This includes managing resources and coordinating the efforts of team members, as well as hands-on involvement, to meet the defined objectives. RESPONSIBILITIES Serve as a knowledge resource for information technology capabilities and best practices Develop the information security and compliance policies and procedures Prepare formal project documentation, including specifications, requirements summaries, and logical system design documents Manage priorities and services delivered through 3rd party or managed service engagements Deliver reliable and cost-effective IT Infrastructure Services (e.g. Network, Server Management, Storage, File Sharing, PCs, Mobility, Virtualization, Email, Messaging, Remote Connectivity, Cloud Computing and Integration) Establish metrics and service level agreements for managing IT Infrastructure Services that are aligned to business needs Direct and manage the IaaS environment and ensure the service level agreements are achieved by the vendors Lead the organization in the development and maturity of the IT Infrastructure Environment aligned to business objectives Lead the development of short- and long-range IT infrastructure plans and drive the execution Oversee the development, design, and implementation of new infrastructure services and changes to existing services, ensuring that commitments are properly planned, staffed, monitored and reported Infrastructure testing and testing methodology, and issue/bug management Infrastructure change control. Critically evaluate requests that impact systems and ensure sufficient end-to-end process understanding before making decisions and changes Build strong relationships with business groups and their leaders across the enterprise, and develop a detailed understanding of their issues, challenges and opportunities. Foster a culture of innovation, transparency and accountability in IT Owns the development, and support of Global infrastructure and security related project charters, stakeholders, plans, resources, budgets, issues, changes and risks, revising as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements Manages the day-to-day operational aspects of IT Infrastructure  Ensures that IT project plans are aligned with the requested timelines and goals for deliverables Present deliverables to IT Management, including test results and communication plans before passing to the organization Manages and controls IT Infrastructure project budgets, reporting on actuals, estimates to complete and estimates at completion Ensures that all IT infrastructure projects utilize and are compliant with the established project methodologies & standards Manages IT Helpdesk staff and provides best in class Level I, II, and III services QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Operations, Industrial Engineering, Business or related field or equivalent work experience 5+ of progressive experience in IT Infrastructure Two or more years in supporting cloud based systems in Amazon, Microsoft, Google, or other relevant cloud platforms Strong knowledge of Information Security, Networking, Server and Storage Management, and Endpoint Support Strong knowledge of G Suite Platform, AWS, Fiber Optics, Commercial grade switches/routers (UniFi equipment experience a plus), MPLS/SD-WAN, Cybersecurity Frameworks (NIST), and Active Directory PHYSICAL DEMANDS Able to lift 25lbs, computer equipment Able to Travel to multiple company sites, roughly 10% of the time Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
Beyond Meat Columbia, MO
Mar 18, 2020
COMPANY DESCRIPTION At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond. OVERVIEW The Material Handler is an entry level manufacturing position for the production team. The Material Handler plays a key-supporting role in the production line/process, being a safe and productive employee and packing and aiding in the making, preservation and shipping of Beyond Meat products. QUALIFICATIONS Follow safety, food safety and GMP practices beyond regulatory needs Daily operating activities for producing finished goods while maintaining a safe, high quality, productive manufacturing environment Responsible for specific production equipment based on training provided Support management in development and process improvement activities Assist with the overall cleanliness of the facility by sweeping, gathering trash, and other janitorial duties as assigned REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or GED Experience in Food manufacturing preferred Excellent comprehensive and communication skills, while performing individually in a team environment. Ability to work 8-12 hour shifts Experience in Food manufacturing preferred Flexibility to work any/all shifts to support a high growth work environment.  Mandatory overtime is required on occasion, which can include some weekends Ability to understand and follow rules of safety and Good Manufacturing Practices Teamwork and a positive attitude essential to maintain a culture of cooperation and respect Punctual and dependable Attention to detail PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must be able to repetitively lift heavy objects up to 50 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodations WORK ENVIRONMENT Warehouse and production manufacturing environment within the Columbia, MO plant Must be able to complete a background check as part of the interview process. Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
Beyond Meat Philadelphia, PA
Mar 18, 2020
COMPANY DESCRIPTION At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond. OVERVIEW The Operations Team of Beyond Meat™ is looking for an outstanding individual to join the team located in El Segundo, CA. The Process Engineer’s primary role is to bring products from bench-top to full-scale volumes. The role includes working with R&D and Manufacturing teams to create, optimize, launch, and sustain new products. RESPONSIBILITIES Assessing, identifying and developing manufacturing equipment and process solutions for new products and market plans Understanding and identifying technology and equipment that is the best fit for required solutions Develop cost estimates, schedules, execution and startup budgets and plans for activities Oversight of equipment negotiation, purchase, installation, and commissioning Documentation of line capabilities and processes Ensure quality and food safety by building quality control into processes Fundamental project management skills to develop robust timelines and cost estimates for initiatives Communicate effectively with stakeholders and collaborate cross-functionally The position will require travel to facilities as well as vendor and customer locations across North America Travel estimated to be 25-50% QUALIFICATIONS BS Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical Engineering,Food Science, or related science 5 years experience in a Food/Beverage and/or Biotech company Extrusion experience preferred Multiple roles that have been both plant and corporate based with an emphasis on production and R&D Demonstrated ability to lead manufacturing scale-up projects in food/beverage Significant experience working with Food or Biotech R&D teams and facilities Depth in quality systems such as HACCP, GMP, SQF Proficient in MS Office suite (particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), MS Project and AutoCAD or comparable applications Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required Travel varies, up to50% Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
Beyond Meat El Segundo, CA
Mar 18, 2020
COMPANY DESCRIPTION At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond. OVERVIEW This a full-time position, reporting to the Director of Process Development located at our corporate facility in El Segundo, CA. The Process Technician has the primary role to ensure the testing and development of the Process Engineering team is successful. This person will ensure preparation and correct set-up or materials and equipment for all the repetitions/variables for testing, whether at Beyond Meat’s pilot plant or factory, at equipment manufacturers’ facilities, or at a co-manufacturer facility. The Process Technician will become the expert in the PD team in machine operation and main maintenance requirements. This role, along with the PD team member will also interface with operations staff at Beyond Meat or co-manufacturing production facilities. RESPONSIBILITIES Prepare raw materials for process testing Assemble, run, disassemble and sanitize most equipment used in testing of Beyond Meat products Assist with shipping and receiving of incoming raw materials and outgoing finished products Assist with process engineers testing which may include operating equipment, taking data, pre-weighing, batching, etc. Assist process engineers with communication and guidance of installation contractors in the installation of new/rented Beyond Meat equipment Calibrate equipment and meters Serve as backup to production floor if necessary Work with Process Engineering team on proactively improving Process Improvement program Write-up standard operating procedures (SOPs), safety SOPs and Preventive Maintenance SOPs for new machinery acquired by Beyond Meat QUALIFICATIONS High School and certification training in welding, electrical, electronics, HVAC, mechanical or other technical fields-- OSHA compliant safety training a plus 10+ years experience as a process technician at product development lab, pilot plant, or commercial capacity plant in a food and/or beverage manufacturing environment 5+ years of extruder operation, experimentation, mounting, dismounting and sanitation experience Various configurations (single screw, twin screw, preconditioning) Experience operating and sanitizing pumping equipment, centrifugal pumps, progressive cavity, vacuum stuffers, particle size reduction equipment for frozen/thawed material, e.g., meat grinders, pre-breakers, extractors, emulsifiers, etc. Experience operating mixing equipment for liquids, powders, and thick paste-like materials Ability to operate loss-in-weight equipment, continuous or batch as well as VFD controlled equipment Experience in setting-up equipment safety operating procedures, including documentation as well, as physical set-up and operation Mechanical and electrical aptitude to learn to mount and dismount equipment with ease Hands on mechanical and equipment operation experience Strong mathematical skills with excellent problem solving and equipment troubleshooting skills Ability to multi-task with strong attention to detail PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodations Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
Beyond Meat El Segundo, CA
Mar 18, 2020
COMPANY DESCRIPTION At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond. OVERVIEW This a full-time position, reporting to the Director of Process Engineering located at our corporate facility in El Segundo, CA. The Process Technician has the primary role to ensure the testing and development of the Process Engineering team is successful. This person will ensure preparation and correct set-up or materials and equipment for all the repetitions/variables for testing, whether at Beyond Meat’s pilot plant or factory, at equipment manufacturers’ facilities, or at a co-manufacturer facility. The Process Technician will become the expert in the PE team in machine operation and main maintenance requirements. This role, along with the PE team member will also interface with operations staff at Beyond Meat or co-manufacturing production facilities. RESPONSIBILITIES Prepare raw materials for process testing Assemble, run, disassemble and sanitize most equipment used in testing of Beyond Meat products Assist with shipping and receiving of incoming raw materials and outgoing finished products Assist with process engineers testing which may include operating equipment, taking data, pre-weighing, batching, etc. Assist process engineers with communication and guidance of installation contractors in the installation of new/rented Beyond Meat equipment Calibrate equipment and meters Serve as backup to production floor if necessary Work with Process Engineering team on proactively improving Process Improvement program Write-up standard operating procedures (SOPs), safety SOPs and Preventive Maintenance SOPs for new machinery acquired by Beyond Meat QUALIFICATIONS High School and certification training in welding, electrical, electronics, HVAC, mechanical or other technical fields-- OSHA compliant safety training a plus 10+ years experience as a process technician at product development lab, pilot plant, or commercial capacity plant in a food and/or beverage manufacturing environment 5+ years of extruder operation, experimentation, mounting, dismounting and sanitation experience Various configurations (single screw, twin screw, preconditioning) Experience operating and sanitizing pumping equipment, centrifugal pumps, progressive cavity, vacuum stuffers, particle size reduction equipment for frozen/thawed material, e.g., meat grinders, pre-breakers, extractors, emulsifiers, etc. Experience operating mixing equipment for liquids, powders, and thick paste-like materials Ability to operate loss-in-weight equipment, continuous or batch as well as VFD controlled equipment Experience in setting-up equipment safety operating procedures, including documentation as well, as physical set-up and operation Mechanical and electrical aptitude to learn to mount and dismount equipment with ease Hands on mechanical and equipment operation experience Strong mathematical skills with excellent problem solving and equipment troubleshooting skills Ability to multi-task with strong attention to detail PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodations Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
Beyond Meat Columbia, MO
Mar 18, 2020
COMPANY DESCRIPTION At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond. OVERVIEW The Production Supervisor’s primary role/position is to ensure that all food products are produced efficiently and that the correct amount is safely produced at the right cost and level of quality. The Production Supervisor is responsible for the planning, coordination, and control of the manufacturing processes to meet the Company’s goals. The Production Supervisor will provide leadership to the production team and supervise the production team in all aspects of manufacturing (production, maintenance, quality, warehousing, and transportation) to ensure optimal output of core processes while maintaining a quality focus and a safe environment. *3rd shift RESPONSIBILITIES Manage and supervise production lines, personnel, and production issues in support of a rapid expansion plan Monitor and maintain production standards for efficiencies, continuous improvement, safety and quality Responsible for manufacturing, distributing and maintaining safe, quality food by following good manufacturing practices, food defense, HACCP and SQF requirements Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources, studying methods; implementing cost reductions; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and promoting cooperation within and between departments Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift summaries Manage constraints to maximize OEE, fulfilling preventative and predictive maintenance programs, root cause analysis and driving corrective actions Oversee Company sanitation program and related procedures for pre-production, production and shutdown periods Monitor day-to-day manufacturing for SOP execution, assisting the operation with any required support Identify production- training needs and work with departmental managers to implement the Company’s training goals and requirements; review production team performance Assist in creating and maintaining a safety-first culture Supervise and motivate the production team while being proactive in providing feedback opportunities for team members and requesting feedback on leadership Embraces and effectively coaches others on the importance of change and understands the positive role it plays in achieving business goals SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Supervise work performed by the production team QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science or Engineering (Process, Mechanical or Industrial) or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in a food and/or beverage manufacturing environment preferred Workforce Management, Diverse Workforce Knowledge of Food Safety, GMP, and SOP’S. Skills Leadership skills focused on results, employee engagement, decision making, teamwork and change management. The ability to quantitatively review technical procedures and representative regulations. In addition, must be capable of writing detailed reports, general day-to-day oversight and related correspondence. The ability to effectively present information to groups and to respond to inquiries from peers, supervisors, and managers. Strong mathematical skills Lean Six Sigma certification preferred Excellent interpersonal, communication, problem-solving and organizational skills WORK ENVIRONMENT The Production Supervisor requires the following break out of a typical day: 80% production supervision and 20% desk duties Work flexible shifts as required by the process Must be able to stand for extended periods of time Other Duties Production, warehouse floor, and office environment within the Columbia, MO plant Shift: 10:00 pm - 6:30 am Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
Beyond Meat El Segundo, CA
Mar 18, 2020
COMPANY DESCRIPTION At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond. OVERVIEW The Technical Services team is seeking an outstanding individual to join Beyond Meat to assist innovation leadership team to manage projects at the company’s headquarters in El Segundo, CA. The candidate will be a resident expert for driving talent development and effect innovative technologies working with the team and operators. This position comprises primary responsibility for projects development through the commercialization phases. The ideal candidate has excellent engineering, analytical, strategic, and leadership skills to lead the development of engineering processes in an innovative food company, and an excellent record of impactful contributions as a Senior Project Manager. RESPONSIBILITIES Position will be based in El Segundo, CA but will cover multiple locations across the U.S. and requires a significant understanding of the business side of a Food Company as well as the ability to effectively communicate with and lead cross-functional resources. Travel is required to internal and co-manufacturer manufacturing plants, vendors, suppliers, engineering service providers, and any other sites required to successfully execute projects. Travel may involve domestic and international. 10% to 20% projected travel. Position reports directly to the VP of Manufacturing Position interacts frequently with leadership positions within and outside the Supply Chain function. External interaction will include, however, is not limited to, equipment vendors, construction contractors, engineering services contractors, local / state / federal government agencies, and co-manufacturing organizations. This person is recognized as a Technical Leader and an expert in Project Management and has demonstrated significant accomplishments and contributions to meet business initiatives. This position will manage a range of medium to large projects. Execute assigned projects by utilizing workflows with Innovation and Operations Groups Execute project initiatives to ensure that all projects are completed to meet business needs. Responsible to ensure that all project planning, deliverables, reporting, and spending forecasts are managed accurately and that all projects are delivered within cost, schedule, and performance success criteria. QUALIFICATIONS 5+ years of total experience in Food Manufacturing with 3+ years of Project Management experience, leading projects from beginning to end. Bachelors of Science Formal project management training or certifications. A track record of managing several $2MM+ capital projects and a progression through multiple roles in the Food Manufacturing industry.  The candidate must possess excellent leadership, organizational, communication, problem-solving, and conflict management skills. Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
Beyond Meat El Segundo, CA
Mar 18, 2020
COMPANY DESCRIPTION At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond. OVERVIEW The Commercialization team is seeking an outstanding individual to join Beyond Meat to assist innovation leadership team to manage projects at the company’s headquarters in El Segundo, CA. The candidate will be a resident expert for driving talent development and effect innovative technologies working with the team and operators. This position comprises primary responsibility for projects development through the commercialization phases. The ideal candidate has excellent engineering, analytical, strategic, and leadership skills to lead the development of engineering processes in an innovative food company, and an excellent record of impactful contributions as a Project Manager. RESPONSIBILITIES Position will be based in El Segundo, CA but will cover multiple locations across the U.S. and requires a significant understanding of the business side of a Food Company as well as the ability to effectively communicate with and lead cross-functional resources. Travel is required to internal and co-manufacturer manufacturing plants, vendors, suppliers, engineering service providers, and any other sites required to successfully execute projects. Travel may involve domestic and international. 10% to 20% projected travel. Position reports directly to the Director of PMO Position interacts frequently with leadership across all areas of the business. External interaction will include, however, is not limited to, internal functional groups, equipment vendors, construction contractors, engineering services contractors, local / state / federal government agencies, and co-manufacturing organizations. This person is recognized as an expert in Project Management and has demonstrated significant accomplishments and contributions to meet business initiatives. This position will manage a range of medium to large projects. Execute assigned projects by utilizing workflows with Commercialization, Innovation and Operations Groups Execute project initiatives to ensure that all projects are completed to meet business needs. Responsible to ensure that all project planning, deliverables, reporting, and spending forecasts are managed accurately and that all projects are delivered within cost, schedule, and performance success criteria. QUALIFICATIONS 2+ years of total experience in Food Manufacturing with 5+ years of Project Management experience, leading projects from beginning to end. Bachelor’s degree in business Formal multi-disciplinary project management training or certifications. A track record of managing several large scale capital projects and a progression through multiple roles in the Food Manufacturing industry.  The candidate must possess excellent leadership, organizational, communication, problem-solving, and conflict management skills.   Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.