Chief Technical Officer

Green Spot Technologies

Chief Technical Officer

Green Spot Technologies

Toulouse, France

We are looking for a Chief Technical Officer (CTO) to provide sound technical leadership in all aspects of our business. Strategic thinking and strong business awareness are essential in this role. We expect you to be well-versed in current technological trends and familiar with a variety of business concepts. If you are also an excellent team player, and enjoy a fast-paced, international, interdisciplinary, inspiring, and collaborative work environment we’d like to meet you.

Green Spot Technologies is a food/industrial-biotech start-up based in Toulouse. Founded in New Zealand, we moved to France in 2018 after a successful seed fundraising.

Our mission is to challenge the food waste paradigm by producing novel high-value food ingredients with improved nutritional profiles from a diverse range of fruit and vegetable by-product streams that are currently wasted.

Green Spot developed a patented fermentation platform that transform wasted fruit and vegetable by-products into low “carb” flours with improved nutritional value and functionality, high in protein and dietary fibre, while being low in starch, sugars and fats.

The company has raised several million euros from French investors, and is the winner of numerous competitions: Aide au Développement Deeptech (BpiFrance), Concours i-Nov (FranceAgriMer), Les Inn'Ovations (Grand Prix 2020 of the Occitanie Region), and others.

We are looking for a candidate ideally with process engineer background with skills and experience in setting up manufacturing plants to work hand in hand with the CEO and the CSO of the company in order to maintain the strategic focus of the project and be in charge of turning a concept into reality.

Responsibilities

  • Develop technical aspects of the company’s strategy to ensure alignment with its business goals;
  • Discover and implement new technologies that yield competitive advantage;
  • Identify and manage resources to execute process improvement projects;
  • Prioritize and develop projects based on critical needs;
  • Work with and inspire a multi-functional team to achieve project goals;
  • Develop and maintain process related documents;
  • Provide support and guidance to team to meet daily work demands;
  • Ensure compliance with company and industry standards;
  • Communicate technology strategy to the team, partners and investors.

Requirements

Competences:

  • Specialized food industry experience strongly preferred;
  • Knowledge of process automation highly desired;
  • Knowledge of technological trends to build strategy;;
  • Understanding of budgets and business-planning;
  • Experience with industrial fermentation processes will be appreciated;
  • Ability to conduct technological analyses and research;
  • Logistics skills highly desired.

Personal qualities:

  • Leadership and organizational abilities;
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic start-up environment;
  • Strategic thinking and ability to think “outside the box”;
  • Problem-solving aptitude;
  • Autonomy;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Ideal profile:

  • Master degree or engineer school (top tier) with specialization in fields such as process engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering or related fields;
  • MBA or other relevant graduate degree is a plus;
  • + 5 years’ experience in the field.

Languages:

  • Proficiency in French and English are essential.

Benefits

  • Join an exciting young start-up company driven by having an impact on the world by reducing food waste while generating significant revenues;
  • Competitive salary;
  • Full health insurance;
  • Live in the beautiful Toulouse “La Ville Rose”;
  • You will actively participate in the transformation of an entire sector;
  • A real career opportunity to those who share our values and wish to invest in their development.

To know more about Green Spot, check our website: www.greenspot-tech.com.

Applications (CV, motivation letters and references) should be sent to s.villas-boas@greenspot-tech.com.

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