Culinary & Product Genius (Product Developer)

Eclipse Foods

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You’re going to be one of the most significant people in bringing the next iconic plant-based food brand to life. You’ll be an instrumental part of our growing Product team helping scale and launch our next plant-based dairy products! This is a great role for someone wanting to focus on innovation and product development and a perfect role for someone wanting to grow within a fast-paced, exciting food startup. 

Who are you?

  • You have 5+ years of product development experience...experience in dairy is a strong plus! 

  • You thrive in ambiguous situations and startup-like environments. You take ownership and create solutions to problems. You love working with a team, but also excel in independent environments. 

  • You are organized, process-oriented, and have great attention to detail, which shows when developing testing protocols and tweaking formulations.  

  • You have led projects from development to commercialization. 

  • You strive for excellence, one may say perfection, in your work. 

  • You’re a great person, in and out of work. You are smart, proactive, trustworthy, kind, humble, and hard-working.  

  • You’re incredibly passionate about your work. You care deeply about changing our food system and want to help make it happen.

Who are we?

  • We’re the next massive plant-based food company, revolutionizing the $100B dairy sector. Our investors include the founder of Reddit, a former executive of Dreyers, the creator of Gmail, and Y Combinator.

  • We’re behind some of the best-selling plant-based products in the world (JUST Mayo, for example).

  • We’re on a mission to save our planet, our health, and animals by creating a solution to fix the food system.

  • We’re people of integrity. We do what we say we will do, we treat others right, we care deeply about those around us, and we put our hearts into our work.  

What will you do?

  • Work directly with our James Beard-nominated CTO, Thomas Bowman, to own and lead product development from bench-top testing to commercialization 

  • Utilize your culinary background to innovate and improve our existing products and create entirely new plant-based dairy products 

  • Be responsible for developing and executing testing protocols 

  • Liaise with our Operations team to identify ingredient needs and inform manufacturing processes for scaling 

  • Gather and analyze data related to sensory tests, shelf life, and product stability 


This is a full-time job located at our office in Oakland, CA.

Interested? Please send your resume + cover letter to with the subject: CPG 

Eclipse Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our customers. We are deeply committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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