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R&D Food Scientist
Lyons Magnus 32 reviews - Fresno, CA




Overview of Position:

Lyons Magnus is an international food and beverage manufacturer headquartered in Fresno, California. This position is an entry level position in the Lyons Magnus R&D team, planning and executing projects that support the company’s innovation process, manufacturing, and product maintenance initiatives.

Required Qualifications:

  • 1-4 years Food Science experience
  • Strong passion for science and creative problem solving.
  • Effective written and verbal technical communication with internal customers
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with supervision
  • Proficient in basic computer programs including Microsoft Office programs.


  • BS degree in Food Science or related field.

Description of Responsibilities:

  • Propose and formulate innovative products, processes, and technologies to ensure Lyons continued growth
  • Conduct experimentation using a designed approach to validate formulations and processes at the bench and pilot scale before entering production.
  • Identify and test new tools, technologies, processes, or ingredients to improve products or manufacturing capabilities.
  • Engage with Manufacturing, Engineering, and Quality to ensure that all product formulations, processes, and specifications meet defined standards.
  • Document and draw conclusions/next steps from experimental results or production trials.
  • Organize and complete shelf life studies of owned projects and formulations
  • Further knowledge in new materials, processes, and equipment to enhance the technical understanding of self and R&D team.
  • Perform related and assigned duties from department manager, director, or Vice President.
  • Thrive in a fast paced and dynamic working environment.

Additional Information:
Our compensation program is designed to attract, motivate, and retain the very best people. Lyons Magnus offers a comprehensive benefits plan that include: Health, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Sec. 125, 401(k) plan, and more. If you meet these requirements and are eager to join a dynamic company poised for further growth, please respond with your cover letter, and salary requirements.


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