About us

EVERY™, 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?

EVERY is seeking a fermentation technician with a passion for lab work to join our Bioprocess Development team located at our South San Francisco, CA. As a Fermentation Technician, you will have a key role in preparing and executing precision fermentations with 2L bioreactors and the opportunity to participate in activities directly related to different aspects of process development and industrialization of animal free animal proteins. You will contribute to the development of critical process development for the manufacturing of transformative ingredients and change the existing food system.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Make solutions, media and plates
  • Prepare and stage materials to support experiments
  • Clean and sterilize labware
  • Assemble and disassemble glass fermentation vessels
  • Place orders and monitor inventory
  •  Coordinate workload with Fermentation Engineering team and other Lab Assistants
  •  Help maintain an orderly lab

Minimum qualifications:

  •  Minimum Associates degree + 2 years experience or Bachelors degree in microbiology, chem E, or related fields 
  •  Experience making solutions, making media and plates, cleaning labware, operating autoclaves and industrial dishwashers, placing orders as needed
  •  Able to prioritize and execute simultaneous tasks.
  • Comfortable working within a small, collaborative team, passionate about changing the world of food
  • Experience with following lab safety protocols and procedures
  • This job can be physically demanding, must have the ability to repeatedly lift 50 lbs. without issue
  • Availability for flexible working hours.  Typically 9AM-5PM but may require occasional after hours or weekend time.

 Nice-to-have (but not required)

  • Experience with precision fermentation and operation of Dasgips.
  • Experience with sterile technique and microbiology.
  • Experience working with yeast or fungal organisms is a plus.
  • Familiarity with spreadsheet software and dealing with large data sets. 

This position is for our South San Francisco location - there is no relocation assistance offered at this time. 

What EVERY™ can Offer for Full-Time Positions:

  • 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
  • Flexible PTO and 14 paid company holidays per year
  • Parental Leave: 10 weeks of parental leave and 6 weeks of childbirth leave
  • 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 virtual happy hours & lunches
  • Monthly all-hands meetings and 1:1 with CEO and leadership
  • Close to South San Francisco BART and CalTrain stations, including free shuttle service

EVERY™ is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

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.

Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment, subject to accommodation as required by law. CDC defines fully vaccinated as: 2 weeks after your second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfzier or Moderna vaccines; or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnsons Janssen vaccine.


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