Food Scientist (15-113)
Clasen Quality Coatings, Inc. - Madison, WI
Coatings, Inc. (CQC) is a world-class manufacturer of chocolate and
confectionery coatings. CQC supports a professional, yet relaxed work
environment where teamwork is the key to our success. Working for a
privately-held company provides you with the opportunity to wear many
different “hats,” make a difference every day, and have fun doing it! We
are committed to being an Employer of Choice in Southern Wisconsin and
offering our employees a variety of traditional and unconventional
We are currently accepting applications for an Associate
Food Scientist .
This position will be based out of Corporate Office facility on the east
side of Madison, WI, ranked the “Best Place to Live 2015” by
JOB SUMMARY : An
Associate Food Scientist works directly with Food Scientists on the
formula development, production, and application of custom chocolate and
confectionery coatings. He or she will work in the research and
development laboratory, operating manufacturing and analytical equipment
and developing custom product samples for further customer application
and testing. This position works in a fast-paced, innovative environment
while gaining process and formulation experience on confectionery
coatings and chocolate.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include
the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Participate in developing
innovative new products and processes for confectionery coatings and
- Assist on formulating and
manufacturing coatings in a lab and pilot lab environment.
- Procure technical
documentation for new raw materials.
- Develop technical and
- Support research projects
and new product initiatives.
- Utilize laboratory scale
manufacturing equipment including refiners, mixers,
- Utilize analytical
equipment for conducting quality test for color, fineness and
- Utilize confectionary
application equipment and consumer baking equipment for testing
- Complete flavor work and
color work for customized formulas.
- Assist in setting up and
conducting plant trials.
- Complete sanitation on
pilot lab equipment.
- Travel to industry
tradeshows, conferences, suppliers, customers, and/or CQC
- Perform all tasks assigned
by the supervisor, while following all company, safety, and quality
policies and procedures.
- Maintain regular attendance
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
- B.S. in Food Science, Food
Engineering or related field.
- Food science-related work
experience is preferred.
- Ability to provide superior
customer service, where flexibility to meet customer needs is
- Work in a lab and pilot lab
- Demonstrated multi-tasking
skills and flexibility working in a fast-paced environment.
- Intermediate knowledge of
Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Project management skills
- Strong communication skills
– verbal and written
- Work autonomously
- Strong motivation to
- Excellent organizational
- Customer focused
- Detail oriented
- Problem solving and logical
range-of-motion, strength, and physical stamina needed to safely
perform the job in fast-paced work environment.
- Remain alert to safety
hazards, maintain attention to stay on task, manage time
effectively, and work independently and in a team to complete
- Member of an innovative,
- Medical, Dental, Vision and
- Paid Vacation, Personal,
and Volunteer Days
- 401(k) Employer Match
- Bonus Potential
- Free fruit, gym membership
reimbursement, tuition reimbursement and more…
For more information or to apply, please go to our
website at www.CLASEN.us
CQC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of
disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other
characteristic protected by law. EEO Poster
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