Production -/ Application Manager Flowfood

Flowfood is a Norwegian based company established in 2016. We are developing and producing plant-based alternatives to meat and fish using plant proteins from fababeans and yellow peas.

We are scaling the company and have increased activity on sales, production, operations and R&D. R&D and production of products is a main focus area for the company and in addition to the increased activity we will also increase our investment in new products, research and development.

We are therefore looking for a new team member that can help us in our quest for the best plant-based products in the market.


Production & Application manager

Location: Trondheim & Levanger, Norway

Deadline: 01.08.2022

We are looking for you who have experience with plant-based food production and product development work. We want you to be solution-oriented, creative and self-motivated, and strengthen the existing team to meet our common goals.

Your role will be to implement new products into the production facility, secure value chain of ingredients, guidance and leadership to the production team to ensure all food products are manufactured in compliance with quality, legal and food safety standards. You will work closely with our product developer, head of factory and quality department. You play a key role in scaling our products in a precise manner.

Our Office with small test-kitchen are located in Trondheim and the factory is located in Levanger, 50minutes by train or car. The position is divided between the factory and offices. You will also expect to travel to different pilot-plants and innovation centers to perform new processing projects.

Key tasks will be:

  • Coordinate and implement products from «kitchen counter» prototypes to full-scale production
  • Ensure the consistency and correct quality of finished products.
  • Support, train and develop the production staff to increase flexibility and deepen knowledge and skills.
  • Identify opportunities to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the operations and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Provide guidance by communicating information for product improvements and / or cost-saving measures.
  • Carry out assessment of problematic product problems and work as part of a team to solve the technical problems in production.
  • Prepare and present technical reports / results, both written and oral to colleagues and management.

Desired candidate profile:

  • Experience with the food industry and factory work
  • Experience with the production of plant-based products
  • Experience/knowledge about functionality with plant proteins.
  • You must be able to work according to plan and efficiently
  • Must be fluent in English, both written and speech
  • Bachlor el. master’s degree in food technology or food processing

We offer:

  • An exciting job in a good working environment.
  • Good development opportunities and a varied working day
  • Competitive conditions.

More information about the position can be obtained by emailing the general manager of Flowfood, Richard Nystad –