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Food Scientist


$65,000 - $80,000


Charlotte, NC


April 15th 2015

Minimum Degree:

Master of Science

Relocation Assistance:



We have been engaged to find an experienced Food Scientist with hands-on experience in new beverage product development from concept to commercialization. Ideal candidate has a degree in Food Science with experience in beverage to include analytical testing, quality, microbiology, product scale, self-life and more. 

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a well-known company with a strong base of existing products and the opportunity to help develop the next evolution of products, both domestic and internationally. Put your experience in food science and beverage R&D to work in a new job today!

Food Scientist duties and responsibilities:

Driving the identification, development and commercialization of new products
Sourcing of all raw materials and ingredients that meet internal specifications, manage relations with key vendors, suppliers and flavor houses
Develop then scale products for both retail food service and consumer packaged/manufactured products
Verifying the consumer acceptability of new products through conducting sensory evaluation both in-house and field testing network
Managing the projects to timely results through the internal new product process and cross functional teamwork
Ensuring a consistent on-going flow of future new products pipeline consistent with business unit's strategic direction
Support day to day issue resolution and technical services to Operations

The qualified Food Scientist candidate will have:

Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science, MS Degree is a plus
3-5 years Beverage Product Development and Food Products Innovation, both retail/food service and CPG is ideal
Ability to effectively leverage the worldwide supplier base and consistently drive innovation
Interest and experience with beverage equipment and retail product creation 
Experience with the development of new prototypes, marketing testing and cost to launch
Hands-on experience with sensory testing and consumer feedback
Strong knowledge and use of statistical design and analysis
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills 
Work with internal and external teams members on recipe cards and food service 
Passion for innovations, game-changing products in the global beverage category
Up to date on the latest industry trends, trade publications, associations and beverage products

Industry: Food Science, Beverage, R&D, innovation, shelf life, stage gate, beverage equipment, recipe cards, ingredients, flavors, sensory testing

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