The EVERY Company, based in South San Francisco, is a leading VC-backed food tech ingredient company using precision fermentation to create animal proteins without the animal for the global food and beverage industry. Originally founded as Clara Foods in 2014, EVERY™ rebranded in 2021 to better convey its vision to bring animal-free proteins to everyone, everywhere. EVERY™ is a team of passionate change makers who are reimagining the factory farm model with a kinder, more sustainable alternative. Leveraging precision fermentation to produce hyper-functional and one-to-one replacement proteins from microorganisms, EVERY™ is on a mission to decouple the world’s proteins from the animals that make them.

We are a passionate, determined, (and fun!) team with a vital objective, and we're on the lookout for like-minded people to join our mission. Sound like you?

The EVERY Company is looking for an Analytical Chemistry Research Associate l. As a Research Associate on the Analytical Sciences team, you will apply innovative tools and automation to provide insights into The EVERY Company bioprocess workstreams, working cross-functionally with the Strain, Process, and Applications teams in areas such as QA/QC, process optimization, and protein characterization.

 

Responsibilities

  • Performing routine existing assays to support upstream/downstream process characterization and high throughput screening
  • Compiling, studying and interpreting data to present in team meetings while working cross-functionally to develop new experiments to support project goals
  • Assisting in assay validation, testing external protocols, writing SOPs, and generating transfer documents for external groups
  • Maintaining analytical equipment in a calibrated and operational state
  • Keeping a detailed and complete record of all work performed

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in a relevant field (chemistry, biochemistry, biochemical engineering, chemical engineering, biological sciences)
  • 1 to 3 years of industry and/or academic experience
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Good teamwork, ability to multitask, and organization
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and preferably some experience with Chromeleon

Nice-to-have (but not required)

  • Preferred experience in basic biochemistry/molecular biology techniques (including but not limited to SDS-PAGE, Western Blotting, UV-Vis spectrophotometry, BCA/Bradford, HPLC) to facilitate sample characterization

What The EVERY Company can offer:

  • Generous benefits package; 100% medical, dental, and vision employee coverage, 401k matching, and stock
  • Optional benefits; FSA, HSA, Commuter, Pet Care, and additional life insurance
  • Unlimited paid time off and 10 paid company holidays per year
  • Free parking, unlimited gym access, lounge, mini-golf patio, yoga and fitness classes onsite
  • Unlimited supply of sparkling water, granola bars, snacks, local coffee and tea
  • Weekly themed happy hours and quarterly company outings
  • Monthly all-hands meetings and 1:1 with CEO and leadership
  • Close to South San Francisco BART and Cal Train stations, including free shuttle service

 

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We are not able to sponsor individuals for employment visas for this job.  In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. This position is based in our South San Francisco, CA location -  there is no relocation assistance offered at this time.

 

The EVERY Company™ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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