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Senior Food Scientist
noosa yoghurt - Bellvue, CO




G’day! We are looking for a Senior Food Scientist (creativity of a culinary geek combined with the technical ability of a food technologist) to join our R&D team. The Food Scientist will use their knowledge, skills and abilities to develop new products and reformulate our current flavors.

This position is based in our beautiful production facility just north of Fort Collins, Colorado.

The ideal Senior Food Scientist has a very flexible working style, loves to be hands-on, is able to handle change on the fly, brings a positive attitude and energy to projects, and has the maturity to establish excellent working relationships with internal cross functional teams and external vendors/suppliers.

Some travel is required.

Responsibilities: Essential job functions and duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with cross-functional teams in the development of new product formulations and/or reformulations of existing products, including commercialization.
  • Bench top develop new products given basic guidelines, goals and objectives.
  • Manage a portfolio of assigned product development projects through the various stages of the product development life cycle.
  • Lead nutritional labeling and ingredient statements, product specifications and processing/production procedures.
  • Facilitate product development by working with vendors/suppliers as well as marketing, quality and production.
  • Lead sourcing of ingredients.
  • Draft product specifications and establish production parameters and processing procedures.
  • Confirm that products will meet code by conducting shelf life testing for new product formulations.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science or related field required. Culinary school with required experience may substitute.
  • At least 7 years of experience in a Food Technologist/Technician or Scientist role.
  • Culinary and Dairy experience is a strong preference.
  • Demonstrated experience in product development and formulation from concept to completion.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of sensory testing.
  • Solid knowledge of the Code of Federal Regulations, required
  • Developed palette for tasting and refined culinary knowledge.
  • Knowledge of food safety, HACCP and quality regulations and programs.
  • Ability to travel, as needed, to support product development activities.
  • Creative ability and enjoys exploration of new foods and flavors.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Dairy: 1 year
  • Food Technologist or Food Scientist: 7 years
  • Culinary: 1 year


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