Perfect Day, Inc.

Perfect Day is a biotechnology company committed to transforming the global food system by developing dairy products made without animals. The company, founded by Ryan Pandya and Perumal Gandhi, has developed a proprietary fermentation process to create the same dairy proteins found in milk without relying on animals, thus dramatically reducing the negative health and environmental impacts of industrialized farming while delivering the taste, texture, and nutritional value of cow's milk.

Perfect Day, Inc. Berkeley, CA
Jun 03, 2020
Perfect Day was founded in 2014 to create delicious, nutritious dairy products that everyone can love. We’re using fermentation (not animals) to make dairy proteins that are the foundation for foods like ice cream, cheese and yogurt – all with the distinctive taste and textures that consumers demand, but without lactose or environmental downsides. Through partnerships with respected brands, we’re working to launch a whole range of dairy products that will help shape a humane, sustainable food system for future generations.  We are seeking an intelligent, motivated, enthusiastic Research Associate (level commensurate based on experience) to join our Fermentation Process Development team. The ideal candidate will be driven to do what it takes to effectively contribute within a small team in a fast paced, collaborative startup environment. The Successful Candidate will help develop and implement procedures to increase fermentation reproducibility and throughput, install and...
Perfect Day, Inc. Emeryville, CA
Jun 02, 2020
Perfect Day was founded in 2014 to create delicious, nutritious dairy products that everyone can love. We’re using fermentation (not animals) to make dairy proteins that are the foundation for foods like ice cream, cheese and yogurt – all with the distinctive taste and textures that consumers demand, but without lactose or environmental downsides. Through partnerships with respected brands, we’re working to launch a whole range of dairy products that will help shape a humane, sustainable food system for future generations.  We seek to fill a cross-functional data management role which will empower multiple teams through data organization, sharing, and analysis.  The company has both R&D and commercial manufacturing operations in the animal-free diary protein space. The Data Science & Engineering department at Perfect Day is currently looking for an enthusiastic Data Management Engineer to join the team. This role will fill the substantial need to structure disparate data...
Perfect Day, Inc. Emeryville, CA
May 22, 2020
Perfect Day was founded in 2014 to create delicious, nutritious dairy products that everyone can love. We’re using fermentation (not animals) to make dairy proteins that are the foundation for foods like ice cream, cheese and yogurt – all with the distinctive taste and textures that consumers demand, but without lactose or environmental downsides. Through partnerships with respected brands, we’re working to launch a whole range of dairy products that will help shape a humane, sustainable food system for future generations.  As the newest member of the IT team you will help to help secure and manage our primarily cloud-based IT infrastructure. This role reports to the Senior IT Manager as a technical leader of a small and growing IT team. Our ideal candidate is an IT generalist who wants to build their career through learning and managing a broad range of services for a growing startup.  Our current stack includes:    - Microsoft Active Directory, Azure AD  - Okta  - Windows...
Perfect Day, Inc. Emeryville, CA
May 21, 2020
The Perfect Day is working to commercialize its first animal-free dairy protein products. We are seeking a highly skilled Procurement and Supply Chain Associate to help manage the supply chain activities to ensure our customers are delighted.  The ideal candidate will have strong project management, planning, negotiation and interpersonal skills and be driven to do what it takes to contribute to a small cross-functional team in a fast paced, collaborative, start-up environment. The individual will act as the go to person for purchasing and supply chain activities, owning the process from requirement to delivery, enabling customer satisfaction & working with a network of supply partners as necessary This position part of a lean team charged with a vision to disrupt the way food is made, delivering a better future for all.  YOUR CONTRIBUTION: Find and align with fantastic supply partners Build lasting relationships to help us scale Identify, negotiate, and set up...
Perfect Day, Inc. Emeryville, CA
May 12, 2020
Perfect Day is close to commercializing its first animal-free dairy protein products and we are seeking an intelligent, motivated, enthusiastic scientist to join our Food Development team. The ideal candidate will be driven and will do what it takes to contribute to a growing team in a fast paced, startup environment. CORE RESPONSIBILITIES With guidance help deliver R&D plans and strategies. Benchmark & develop product applications using characterized food ingredients from concept through product optimization and commercialization. With guidance maintain objectivity in project work through practical use of the scientific method. Apply knowledge of food ingredients, food products & food manufacturing processes to design experiments, plan & conduct experiments to demonstrate the effectiveness of the functional properties of microflora-based proteins in dairy & food product applications. Use bench top, analytical, and pilot plant tools to conduct the experiment....
Perfect Day, Inc. Emeryville, CA
May 05, 2020
It’s a perfect day to change the world! At Perfect Day, we’re doing just that.   Perfect Day was founded in 2014 to create delicious, nutritious dairy products that everyone can love. We’re using fermentation (not animals) to make dairy proteins and lipids that are the foundation for foods like ice cream, cheese and yogurt – all with the distinctive taste and textures that consumers demand, but without lactose or environmental downsides of using the animals. Through partnerships with respected brands, we’re working to launch a whole range of dairy products that will help shape a humane, sustainable food system for future generations.   We’re seeking a Director of Chemistry to lead our lipid/fat R&D team. The ideal candidate is a creative self-starter who can work both collaboratively and independently to execute new ideas and projects, thrives in a fast-paced, high-growth environment, and has a passion for sustainable, cruelty-free food. This position reports to the...
Perfect Day, Inc. Berkeley, CA
May 05, 2020
LOCATION: Berkeley, CA POSITION: Full time, non-exempt REQUIRED EDUCATION: Associates, Life Science degree, or related discipline. AREA(S) OF EXPERTISE DESIRED: Sterile technique, lab safety, ability to follow SOPs, developed lab prep capabilities Perfect Day is working to commercialize its first animal-free dairy protein products and we are seeking an intelligent, motivated, enthusiastic Lab Technician to join our Lab Services team. The ideal candidate will be driven to do what it takes to contribute to a small cross-functional team in a fast paced, collaborative, start-up environment. ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Clean, setup and sterilize fermenters Prepare sterile assemblies Sterilization of laboratory media and other instruments using either heat or filtration Preparation of reagents/buffers for the lab following approved lab procedures and/or SOPs Receive and maintain inventory of lab supplies and reagents Aptitude for math (dilutions, precise...
Perfect Day, Inc. Berkeley, CA
May 05, 2020
LOCATION: Berkeley, CA POSITION: Full time, Exempt REQUIRED EDUCATION: BS in Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Chemistry or Biochemistry, or a similar discipline. AREA(S) OF EXPERTISE DESIRED: Lab scale and pilot scale development of downstream purification processes, technology transfer, and scale-up to commercial manufacturing.   DESCRIPTION: Perfect Day is working to commercialize its first animal-free dairy protein products. We are seeking a skilled and experienced Process Development Engineer to join our process development team, owning research and development activities to successfully develop, optimize and scale the production process from the laboratory through pilot plant into commercial facilities. The ideal candidate will have strong technical and interpersonal skills and will be driven to do what it takes to contribute to a small team in a fast paced, collaborative start-up environment. ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES Maintain safe practices and...
Perfect Day, Inc. Emeryville, CA
May 05, 2020
Perfect Day was founded in 2014 to create delicious, nutritious dairy products that everyone can love. We’re using fermentation (not animals) to make dairy proteins that are the foundation for foods like ice cream, cheese and yogurt – all with the distinctive taste and textures that consumers demand, but without lactose or environmental downsides. Through partnerships with respected brands, we’re working to launch a whole range of dairy products that will help shape a humane, sustainable food system for future generations. We’re seeking a Vice President of R&D Discovery at Perfect Day Inc., to lead our core R&D teams; responsible for executing on the company's technology vision, shaping its technical strategy, and driving its development execution to firmly place PD as a world leader producing high quality protein. The ideal candidate is a creative self-starter with a long and successful track record of working both collaboratively and independently in synthetic biology to...
Perfect Day, Inc. Emeryville, CA
May 05, 2020
Perfect Day is working to commercialize its first animal-free dairy protein products. We are seeking a highly skilled Sr. Financial Analyst to act as a trusted financial and business partner to Perfect Day’s senior management.  The ideal candidate will have strong technical and interpersonal skills and be driven to do what it takes to contribute to a small cross-functional team in a fast paced, collaborative, start-up environment. YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS: Prepare quarterly budget vs actual reporting and analysis. Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations. Provide insightful information and expectations to senior executives to aid in long-term and short-term decision making Prepares the development and communication of the budget and forecast, financial reporting, operational analysis and executive reviews. Evaluate business results and serve as a functional expert to the business client to provide strategic guidance and insights during...
Perfect Day, Inc. Emeryville, CA
May 05, 2020
Perfect Day is close to commercializing its first animal-free dairy protein products and we are seeking an intelligent, motivated, enthusiastic scientist to join our Food Development team. The ideal candidate will be driven and will do what it takes to contribute to a small team in a fast paced, startup environment. YOUR CONTRIBUTION: With guidance help deliver R&D plans and strategies. Characterize food proteins and food ingredients. Benchmark & develop product application, especially ready to drink dairy beverages, using those characterized food ingredients from concept through commercialization. Apply knowledge of food ingredients, food products & food manufacturing processes to design experiments, plan & conduct experiments to demonstrate the effectiveness of the functional properties of microflora-based proteins in above dairy & food product applications. Use bench top, analytical & pilot plant tools to conduct the experiments. Get trained to...
Perfect Day, Inc. Emeryville, CA
May 05, 2020
Perfect Day is working to commercialize its animal-free dairy protein products. We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Project Engineer to manage a broad range of activities related to capital projects where Perfect Day, Inc. is gearing up to deploy its process technologies for large scale production of animal-free dairy protein. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills and be driven to do what it takes to contribute to a small cross-functional team in a fast paced, collaborative, start-up environment. REQUIRED EDUCATION: BS/MS in Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related discipline. AREA(S) OF EXPERTISE DESIRED:  Process Development, Process Engineering, Project Engineering, Front End Loading (FEL) Project Delivery Process, Project Management, Contractor/Partner/Vendor Management. Role and Responsibilities Develop capital project scope and objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans collaborating...
Perfect Day, Inc. Emeryville, CA
Apr 30, 2020
Perfect Day is working to commercialize its animal-free dairy protein products. We are seeking a highly skilled Sr. Accountant Capital Projects to act as a trusted financial and business partner to Perfect Day’s senior management.  The ideal candidate will have strong technical and interpersonal skills and be driven to do what it takes to contribute to a small cross-functional team in a fast paced, collaborative, start-up environment. Duties and Responsibilities Maintains all aspects of Fixed Asset Accounting and Reporting as follows:  Review fixed assets purchase requests (initial asset creation review) and process new fixed asset in ERP system. Run monthly fixed asset depreciation Record and review fixed assets disposition in the system assign and issue fixed asset tags.  Reconcile fixed asset sub-ledger vs. general ledger and prepare fixed assets roll-forward Perform. various fixed assets analyses (depreciation reasonableness, mid-month review,...
Perfect Day, Inc. Emeryville, CA
Apr 21, 2020
Perfect Day is close to commercializing its first animal-free dairy protein products. We are a team of scientists and engineers, committed to the mission of delivering an environmentally and animal-friendly alternative to dairy products without sacrificing the flavor or nutritional value. We are seeking an intelligent, motivated, enthusiastic Director, Tech Transfer and Process Engineering to join our team. The ideal candidate will be comfortable leading and developing a long-term vision for a team of mid-senior-level process engineers. YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS Lead and manage a multidisciplinary team addressing critical issues in microbial fermentation and protein recovery and purification. Collaborate with R&D process development team in strategic and tactical direction in both upstream and downstream process development for existing and new products to deliver a robust and optimized process at scale. Responsible to deliver on product quality, quantity and cost targets for...
Perfect Day, Inc.
Jan 08, 2019
Full Time
Perfect Day is a biotechnology company committed to transforming the global food system by developing dairy products made without animals. The company, founded by Ryan Pandya and Perumal Gandhi, has developed a proprietary fermentation process to create the same dairy proteins found in milk without relying on animals, thus dramatically reducing the negative health and environmental impacts of industrialized farming while delivering the taste, texture, and nutritional value of cow's milk. Interested in working for this organization? Click Apply and attach your resume so the Climate.Careers team can help match you with upcoming opportunities at Perfect Day.   Pro-tip: In order to avoid manually uploading your resume each time, we recommend you  create a job seeker profile  on Climate.Careers. You can easily create an account by clicking the Sign in with LinkedIn option. ** This Resume Drop will be sent to the Climate.Careers team for matching purposes **...