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Food Scientist II
Lancesoft - Glenview, IL



Please call Gaurav on 703-889-6612

Job Title: Food Scientist II

Location: Glenview, IL

Contract: 8 Months

Quality Experience

  • Work with R&D, procurement, Micro, BU Quality, and suppliers to identify COA required tests and ongoing testing protocols for all materials.
  • Communicate and collaborate with BU Micro and Quality in order to make sure the QP requirements are being fulfilled and tracked for the entire project
  • Experience with Sensitive materials

Auditing Role:

  • Work with micro, supplier quality, and the auditing team to identify what is needed for supplier approval of the newly identified supplier mfg. locations.
  • Employee will work with Procurement and Micro to fill out audit request/line assessment information, assist pre-audit assessment, assist and/or conduct audits, and oversee site follow-ups/action plans
  • GFSI a plus if is a “certified lead auditor”
  • BRC
  • Travel will be required for site audits and potentially re-audits
  • Need experience with SQE manual, environmental monitoring, handling raw materials, what do they do to qualify their suppliers
  • Need to know what to look for
  • This is more of supplier quality
  • Allergen control, need to look at a lot of other support
  • Product Change Management is experience is preferred.

Product Development Role:

  • Responsible for qualifying multiple flavors/ingredients from several suppliers that impact finished goods in the Cheese & Dairy, Enhancers, or M&D BU within a 12 month timeframe. Job complexity involves heavy collaboration with suppliers to qualify flavors/ingredients in products and synergizing with multiple BUs that share the same flavor. Candidate will be required to execute product development with the flavors in finished goods and execute testing such as Sensory, CLT or IHUT for product validation.
  • Leadership Responsibilities
  • Responsible for working with suppliers for flavor development to match current specifications and formulate out of diacetyl
  • Primary product development lead for benchtop, pilot plant, plant trials, sensory and consumer validation on respective products
  • Working directly with consumer science team to develop consumer testing plan execution
  • Attending commercialization meetings to represent the project
  • Ensuring all finished goods impacted by the flavor are accounted for and adhere to established qualification plan
  • Responsible for execution of validation testing
  • Responsible for delivering against timeline
  • Communication with BUs that are impacted by the same flavor
  • Support Responsibilities
  • Specification execution
  • Quality impacts to product development
  • Cross BU impact
  • Supplier commercialization

Experience relevant to the quality piece of the role is key. Please focus on Quality and Auditing.

Required experience:

  • Food: 1 year

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