Innovafeed

Innovafeed

  • Agri-food / Animal Nutrition
  • Paris, Decatur, Gouzeaucourt, Nesle
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Géraldine est diplômée de l'école des Ponts et Chaussées en génie industriel. Elle a commencé son parcours en Supply Chain au sein du groupe L'Oréal puis a évolué vers la gestion de projet en développement de nouveaux produits pour la marque Maybelline NY. En août 2020, elle rejoint l'aventure Innovafeed afin de renforcer l'équipe ingénierie dans la conception et l'installation des équipements dédiés à la reproduction.

Sophie holds masters degrees from the engineering school Ecole Centrale Paris and the Technical University of Berlin.

She joined InnovaFeed from Avencore, where she worked in France and Germany as a consultant for major industry players, focusing on improving competitiveness of operations. She joined InnovaFeed in 2018 to empower operations through process improvement, dashboards for shop-floor decision making and insights on at-scale insect rearing, leading the Industrial Performance team.

Graduated from l'Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées, Aude worked for 4 years at Mckinsey & Company as a project manager. During this position, Aude developed her expertise in optimisation of production processes. Before that, Aude worked in aeronautics within the group Safran.

Nicolas est le chargé de mission partenariats stratégiques chez Innovafeed depuis 2 ans ! Nicolas monte en 2015 Food&Globe une association sponsorisée par Carrefour afin de rencontrer des acteurs du monde entier sur l'innovation alimentaire. A la suite de ce tour du monde, il crée une web-série au Pérou sur une innovation alimentaire : des poules et des algues. Il enchaîne sa carrière chez Grocery Accelerator en tant qu'analyste Junior avant de rejoindre Innovafeed. Un profil atypique et très compétent totalement ancré dans les valeurs que souhaite véhiculer Innovafeed : Audace, Impact, Exigence et Bienveillance.

Adrien a rejoint l’aventure Innovafeed en 2017 après près de 10 ans passés dans le secteur de l’agro-alimentaire sur différents postes de manager de production.

Il occupe actuellement la fonction de directeur de l’unité pilote basée dans les Hauts de France. Ses expériences passées dans l’agro-alimentaire associées à ses 3 premières années en tant que Chef de production chez Innovafeed où il a participé au démarrage et à la montée en charge de l’unité ainsi qu’à la construction de l’équipe et de l’organisation lui ont permis de développer une connaissance forte sur l’ensemble des processus permettant d’assurer un rôle de coordinateur des différentes activités et de manager des équipes.

Adrien a rejoint Innovafeed pour la nature et l’ambition du projet industriel, son impact significatif sur notre écosystème mais également pour les valeurs incarnées par l’équipe, l’Audace, l’Impact, l’Exigence et la Bienveillance, donnent du sens et impulsent au quotidien l’énergie et la dynamique indispensable pour relever ce défi.

Rachel is one of our international recruits, having been born and raised in the US and most recently lived in Israel before relocating to France for her job at InnovaFeed. She completed her Ph.D focused on animal behavior and welfare at the University of California, Davis and obtained her veterinary medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. In the summer of 2021, Rachel joined InnovaFeed as a Research & Development Project Manager. Before this, Rachel was a behavioral expert on an R&D Team at Allflex Livestock Intelligence, charged with developing automated health and welfare monitoring systems for cattle.

Paola is graduated from both Ecole Polytechnique in applied Mathematics and HEC Paris in technological entrepreneurship. After a year navigating through the agritech space in California, she joined AXA Climate in Paris, as a product manager, to develop agricultural insurance products against climate risks based on satellite imagery. She joined InnovaFeed in May 2021 in the Performance Drivers’ team to help us to focus on the right KPIs to improve our zootechnical performance.

Sébastien has been the New Products Development manager within Innovafeed’s Business Development team since 2020. Before joining the company, he worked for three years as a consultant at McKinsey, participating in a variety of projects with a focus on the public sector, industry and utilities. He previously also had the opportunity to work for a solar panel company in Kenya, to invest in Cleantech in the United States, and to support the development of an online marketplace in Cambodia. He graduated from ESSEC Business School.

After a Master degree in Biology and Microbiology, he joined l’ENSIA / AgroParisTech. Passionate about people, industrial processes and operational excellence, he has an industry-based background for the last 20 years. He spent near from 7 years in Nestle group in Breakfast Cereal division in production and as technical manager in 2 different factories. Followed by more than 8 years in 2 different factories in the fascinating business of cereal transformation Starch & Sweeteners business unit of Tereos. Running continuous processes merging the exigence of a continuous service and diversity of specialized processes was a learn full experience. He is now VP Operations for InnovaFeed.

After a professional highschool degree in logistics, Aurélie worked for 6 years as a production coordinator in a pet food factory. She then integrated Tereos for a period of 2 years. Aurélie joined InnovaFeed as a line supervisor in our Nesle factory and she is now a production coordinator.

Learn more about Innovafeed

Presentation

Innovafeed contributes to the construction of a sustainable food system by developing a pioneering and innovative industry: the breeding and processing of insects (Hermetia Illucens fly).

Their mission:

  • To have a positive overall environmental impact based on circular economy and inspired by natural food chains;
  • To generate territorial economic dynamism : in order to feed and raise their larvaes, they are co-located with agro-industrial partners that provide them with co-products and low footprint energy.

Incorporated in 2016, Innovafeed manufactures and sells 3 different insect-based products:

  • For a high-quality aquaculture respectful of animals’ natural diets, insect protein is obviously the best fish feed, particularly for salmon and trout that you would fly fish in a river! 🐟
  • For a sustainable farming respectful of animal welfare, insect oil is efficient for feeding animals like poultry and pig 🐤 
  • For a regenerative agriculture respectful of soils’ integrity, insects feces are leveraged as an efficient organic fertilizer  🌱  

What they are looking for

They are looking for new talents able to get deeply involved in their amibious and dynamic company. They believe in the insect protein potential and you are convinced of the central position it should hold in the food chain? Then, we believe you are ready to on-board the InnovaFeed adventure!

They are looking to integrate in their teams the following profiles:

  • Owner: willingness and drive to be responsible for project success;
  • Leader : an overarching role to deliver the project by managing a network of external and internal stakeholders;
  • Autonomous in the projects, team players.

Good to know

  • A customised On–Boarding process to discover our activity thanks to an operator training on the one hand and the role of the each team thanks to dedicated presentation on the other hand ;
  • A very strong feedback culture in order to constantly ensure that everyone's expectations and ambitions are aligned;
  • Significant involvement of employees in the growth and construction of the company (working groups, surveys, etc.);
  • An internal training program to allow everyone to grow;
  • Weekly All Team meetings to communicate on everyone's projects;
  • Regular team events to meet up.

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