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Food Scientist - Weston, FL
VPX SPORTS 14 reviews

 

 

 

VPX/Redline Sports Nutrition and Performance Beverages was founded in 1993 with one goal in mind: To produce the highest-grade, University proven sports nutrition supplements and performance beverages in the World. Our top line Brands consist of VPX, Redline and Bang. We are in need of a Food Scientist to join our fast-growing company. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Uses fundamental food chemistry, applied physics and material science knowledge to develop innovative products using proprietary protein ingredients.
  • Creates product formulations and systematically evaluates their performance, stability and shelf life.
  • Evaluates and understands different ingredient functionalities as it relates to product performance and overall stability.
  • Defines processing methods and controls parameters in collaboration with Food Process Engineers.
  • Supports scale-up and technology transfers to contract manufacturers.
  • Works with suppliers to assess multiple ingredient sources in relation to functionality and quality.
  • Collects technical information in support of nutritional label generation and product claims.
  • Develops project plans to achieve project goals based upon well-founded research approaches, track progress and adjust plans based upon research results.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Food Science with 5-7 year's industry experience.
  • 2-3 years experience on protein shakes and protein bars is highly preferred.
  • Proficiency in food formulation development across multiple food product categories for foodservice and retail.
  • Technical expertise in ingredient chemistry as it relates to functionality and stability in food systems.
  • Familiarity with CGMP and basic principles of food safety.
  • Excellent written and communication skills required.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • on protein shakes: 2 years
  • Protein Bars: 2 years
  • Beverage: 5 years

 

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