Simplify Logo


Associate Director


Posted on 6/27/2024

Hello Fresh

Hello Fresh

10,001+ employees

Meal kit delivery with farm-sourced ingredients

Consumer Goods

Compensation Overview

$122.5k - $175kAnnually

+ 401k with immediate vesting + Equity Plan + Generous PTO + Comprehensive Health and Wellness Benefits + Tuition Reimbursement + Meal Plan Discounts + Access to Employee Resource Groups + Inclusive Work Environment

Senior, Expert

New York, NY, USA

Data Management
Data Analysis
Data & Analytics
Required Skills
Data Science
  • Total of 8+ years of experience in food or beverage research and development
  • An advanced degree in food science or a related field is required
  • A successful track record of product innovation and leadership in a cross-functional stage gate process
  • Experience managing test kitchen operations and preparing samples and documentation for showings or evaluations
  • Strong quantitative and analytical experience (either through education or professional experience), including expertise with G-Suite, Excel and project management systems
  • Experience managing and leading a team of direct and indirect reports
  • Flexibility to travel (up to 10%)
  • Flexibility to work weekends when required (2-3 times per quarter)
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office and Google Suite applications
  • Work closely with culinary and brand teams to develop a new ingredient roadmap that drives menu innovation
  • Work closely with the sourcing team to develop a roadmap of new ingredients and suppliers to qualify in support of supplier diversification
  • Lead the evaluation, commercialization, and launch of products from new and existing suppliers, developing product validation processes that address varying levels of supplier risk and impact
  • Develop new products jointly with suppliers to accelerate our ingredient roadmap
  • Develop and manage supplier sensory scorecards, specifications, and supplier on-boarding requirements, collaborating closely with our culinary, data science, food safety, and quality teams
  • Maintain the master data repository for supplier and ingredient data and specifications
  • Cultivate a high performing team and be equally comfortable developing and leading culinary and data-focused teams

HelloFresh is a meal kit delivery service that offers a wide variety of chef-created recipes with high-quality ingredients sourced straight from the farm. The company utilizes innovative packaging to reduce waste and delivers step-by-step recipes and fresh, pre-portioned ingredients to over 7.5 million active customers worldwide.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Berlin, Germany



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Competitive Salary & 401k

Generous Parental leave & Flexible PTO

Health, vision, & dental insurance

75% discount on HelloFresh Subscription

Snacks, coffee, & catered lunches

Company sponsored outings