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R&D Intern

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Bakersfield, CA






Bolthouse Farms is a farm located in California's fertile San Joaquin Valley, known for high-quality consumer brands and innovative products. Bolthouse Farms is a market share leader in growing and distributing carrots. In addition, Bolthouse Farms produces and sells super-premium juices, smoothies, protein shakes and caf้ beverages under the Bolthouse Farmsฎ brand name. In recent years, Bolthouse Farms diversified its offerings by launching a line of premium refrigerated yogurt dressings and extra virgin olive oil vinaigrettes. The Bolthouse Farms mission is to change the way people consume healthy foods and beverages. The company was acquired by Campbell Soup Company on Aug. 6, 2012. To learn more about the company's mission and see the entire line of current products, visit

The R&D Intern is a team player who will and participates in laboratory scale experiments and analytical work to support the R&D activities.

• Conduct assigned experiments at a desired scale, individually or in a team, according to the experimental design to support commercial development of food /beverage / ingredients
• Assist senior team members in product and / or process research and development
• Conduct analytical tests on food / beverages / ingredients to evaluate the product and ensure product specifications and regulations
• Document and maintain records
• Other duties as assigned

• Ability to listen and understand information and ideas presented
• Fundamental knowledge of applied mathematical principles
• Must be able to communicate (oral & written) in English
• Must be able to work with minimal supervision
• High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation

• High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Valid California Driver License and clean driving record

• Relevant experience in the food processing industry or academics a plus
• Student pursuing a BS in Food Science a plus

• Occasionally will be lifting up to 30 pounds
• Ability to stand and walk for an extended period of time
• Must have the ability to differentiate colors to examine product quality difference

1st Shift, Monday through Friday, when business requires overtime will be mandatory


The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

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