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Planet A Foods

Planet A Foods

pilsen, czechia · Munich, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Your mission

At Planet A Foods, we are revolutionizing the food industry to protect the planet we love. by perfecting centuries-old fermentation technology, we offer healthier alternatives and can save up to 500 Mt of CO2 per year!

We created the world’s first 100% cocoa-free chocolate called ChoViva. Our ChoViva tastes amazing with a solid snap and smooth melt as well as roasty notes and a subtle sweetness. It is completely natural, gluten-free, vegan and made with only seven ingredients! Choviva allows for a breathtakingly low carbon & water footprint. This contributes towards the mitigation of both deforestation & exploitation of child labour.

Your profile
Your Profile:
  • You have completed your Bachelors degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or alternatively, you have accumulated at least 5 years of experience in similar fields
  • You have experience in hands-on project execution
  • You speak German and English fluently in both written and verbal communication
  • You are open to regular business trips within Europe, specifically to Pilsen
  • Ideally you have established a network of manufacturers and suppliers in chocolate industry
Your Tasks:

  • You are primarily responsible for the planning and implementation of CapEx projects totaling 1 million euros
  • You are in constant communication with our external suppliers for detailed planning
  • You work closely with the R&D and production departments
  • You coordinate your project schedule and budget with the CFO and Head of Operations
How we hire at Planet A Foods

Joining the Planet A Foods team is more than just a job – it's a commitment to our core values that permeate every aspect of our business. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we go above and beyond to embed fairness and equity in our inclusive recruitment and hiring process. We are not only an Equal Opportunity Employer, but also proactive in embedding fairness and equity into an inclusive recruitment and hiring process.

Our values:

Fellowship: We share a great vision that can only be achieved as a team. We prefer enabling others to succeed instead of petting our egos.

On Discovery: We keep our eyes, hearts, and minds open, curious to explore, improve and create new realities beyond the ordinary.

Creating impact: We aim at building a better world. Science is at our hearts, and full of passion we progress on our journey.

Just do it: We rather take a lousy first step than standing still or losing ourselves in discussions. Smart words are worth nothing if they are not accompanied by smart actions.

Why us?

Our hierarchy is flat and communication direct, which means that we operate and learn fast as a team. You can expect the following:

  • Competitive Salary

  • Flexible Working Hours

  • Regular Team Events

  • Daily Free Lunch + Free Drinks

  • Daily Free Snacks (Of course with our delicious Choviva!)

  • Fresh Fruit + Vegetables

  • A Personalized Macbook Pro

  • Entitled to 30 Days Holiday

  • Your “normal” workplace is our office/lab (to build a strong culture we believe in physically meeting and interacting)

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity. We consider all applications equally. We strongly encourage individuals from traditionally underrepresented groups in tech to apply.

About us
It’s an audacious, incredibly rewarding mission that we are dedicated to achieving. Planet A Foods is built around the idea that everyone should be able to enjoy just, circular and waste-free food. To that end, we create a family of foods by upcycling clean (local/cruelty-free) ingredients with state-of-the-art biotechnology and flavor science.

Exciting challenges lie ahead — Join us on our mission!