Full-time, Gothenburg Sweden

Are you a Food Scientist fishing for the dream job? We got a catch for you! Hooked is an impact startup developing plant-based seafood to lead the transition to a healthier seafood ecosystem. We are now looking for a Head of Product Development who will lead the development of the next generation of our products.

The Role

As Hooked’s Head of Product Development you will have a strategically important role and work closely together with the R&D and business teams. We expect you to have a holistic view of the product development and lead the up-scaling and commercialization of our products. Further, you will challenge the status quo and constantly improve our processes to be more efficient and increase the speed to market. An important part of the role is leading the R&D team and spreading the Hooked-culture of ownership, transparency and collaboration in the company as we grow. You will also have access to leading research equipment and experts within the field. The position is based in Gothenburg and will require some traveling when the circumstances allow.

Who you are

To be a good fit for the position, you have a minimum of 8 years of industry experience and at least 4 years of working with plant-based proteins and extrusion processes. You have a holistic perspective of product development and production – including formulating recipes, setting up production lines, communicating with stakeholders as well as having both the consumer and financial perspective in mind.

It’s beneficial if you have experience from leading teams and know how to prioritize between both major projects and daily tasks. Ideally, you have an entrepreneurial spirit and have been a part of a startup to scale-up journey before. To thrive at Hooked you like to act proactively, make quick decisions and embrace uncertainties. To us, personality and a good cultural fit are as important as hard skills. Check our values here and see if these resonate with you.

Why you should join us

We offer you the unique opportunity to use your skills to make a true impact, as healthy sustainable seafood alternatives are needed more urgently than ever. You will work in an inspiring fast-paced environment together with ambitious and purpose-driven people and get space to be creative and feel ownership for Hooked’s product portfolio. If you like to challenge yourself and the current status quo, this is the position you are looking for! Are you Hooked yet?

Would you like to get on-board the Hooked-ship and develop the world’s new generation of seafood? Send your CV and a short description of why you are a good fit for this position to emil@hookedfoods.com.