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R&D Food Scientist - Fresno, CA

Total Quality Consulting

$65,000 - $75,000 a year

 

 

 

 

We are looking for a Food Technologist for a gourmet specialty food and beverage manufacturing company in the heart of Fresno!

Food/Beverage Manufacturing Industry

You will be responsible for applying food science principles to product development to create foods from concept to design to market. You will be collaborating with the Food Science team and culinary chefs to refine recipes with the ability to scale for product launches. You will collaborate closely with Marketing, Quality Assurance, Engineering, and Operations to develop new products.

Job Responsibilities -

  • Work with chefs, culinary consultants, and agencies in taking recipes from concept to production
  • Formulate recipes to scale up, make repeatable, shelf stable, and food safe.
  • Develop and maintain FDA and USDA food product lab that complies with regulatory requirements or customer requirements
  • Develop specifications for all raw materials, process controls, and finished goods.
  • Procure and provide costing analysis of raw materials for developed formulas.
  • Work cross functionally with sales, operations, procurement, QC, etc to ensure smooth flow of new product launches
  • Manage multiple projects at once, while ensuring deadlines are met to get prototypes developed.
  • Conduct sensory on all products.
  • Works closely with our ingredient and packaging suppliers on the technical characteristics of our materials and troubleshooting of ingredient performance.
  • Works closely with co-manufacturers and co-packers to scale up products for limited production as well as a national launch.

Skills/Work Experience -

  • BS or MS in Food Science
  • 2-5 years’ experience in new product development process.
  • HACCP Certified
  • Worked with culinary or corporate chefs
  • Worked with different methods of packaging
  • Knowledge of physical properties and chemical composition of food and ingredients.
  • Knowledge of extensive areas of food science and technology and experimental procedures.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $65,000.00 to $75,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Food Science: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

License:

  • HACCP Certification (Preferred)

 

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