Scientist Gehl Foods 6 reviews
- Germantown, WI 53022
Overview - Reporting to the Senior Manager of R&D, the primary
responsibility of the food scientist is to provide technical expertise
and contribute to the creation, maintenance and review of recipes for new
and existing products. This individual is an active participant of
product development of new product ideation beginning at conception
through successful commercialization.
Formulate products to
achieve nutritional profile, ingredient statement and product
attributes of targeted product.
Processes product recipe
changes and maintain accurate records of change.
Develop laboratory and
bench top chemical and application analysis and experimental
designed that can be analyzed and stand up under scientific
Manage a portfolio of
assigned product development projects through the various stages of
the product development life cycle.
Develops plans to collect
analytical data to support NLEA labeling requirements and implements
nutritional labeling claims or certification processes as needed on
new or existing products.
Creates product development
schedules which meet project/customer timelines.
Develops specifications and
testing protocols for new products based on critical customer
Supports cost savings
initiatives through ingredient, product and process optimization
parameters and processing procedures by drafting product
findings and prepares reports to support product development through
assigning project timelines, technical proposals and interpretation
of scientific data/trends.
Bachelor of Science in Food
Science, Nutrition or Food Chemistry or other related field.
Master’s or PhD desired.
3-5 years’ experience in
new product development from concept to completion,
commercialization of new products and/or research. Beverage or dairy
Demonstrated knowledge of
food industry standards of quality, food safety, HACCP, quality
regulations & FDA regulations
Self-motivated with a
strong background and interest in scientific procedure and food
safety best practices of progressive product development experience.
Previous experience in an
aseptic environment is highly preferred.
Up to 30% of travel may be
required, including international travel.