Scientist - Bridgewater, NJ 08807
$55,000 - $65,000 a
Who we are:
Since 1962 Nitta Casings has been a
pioneer in research, production, and Sales of collagen based products. Some
of which include: Sausage Casings, gels, pastes, doughs, slurries and tubes.
As the first company in the world to develop, manufacture,
and market edible collagen sausage casings, Nitta Casings is committed to
being the leading provider of the highest quality products and value added
services to our customers. We proudly serve the Food, Cosmeceutical,
Nutraceutical, and Bio-Medical Industries around the globe with our collagen
based products and materials.
Development of the collagen casings
based on customer requirements and specifications.
Translate customer requirements into
effective internal specifications.
Conduct field trials upon request
and/or when needed for product development activities.
Development of the new products
starting from experimental trial to full scale up production with proper
application of the qualification protocol:
- Line coverage
- Data collection
- Process capability studies
- Mass balance studies
This is a list of the essential
functions; however other duties may apply
- Product improvement activities
involving existing products to improve process capabilities and/or to
best match customer requirements to Nitta Casings Inc. process
- Issue technical reports for all
applicable data collection and studies associated with product
development and/or problem solving technical service.
- Develops and implements projects
to reduce cost, increase productivity and improve quality.
- Develops and implements
projects to evaluate new equipment and develops new methods for testing.
- Directs and implements
technical resolutions of defined projects to develop new or improve
existing product, processes, equipment.
- Maintains an up-to-date
technical knowledge of manufacturing processes, competitive products and
analytical methods in a broad scientific field.
- Provides technical assistance
to all departments in troubleshooting process and product problems
related to our products in the field and/or internal.
- Provides data analysis
assistance to Product Development personnel as needed.
- Maintains an active development
program for self-improvement of skills and knowledge.
- Follows good safety practices
in performance of daily job responsibilities.
- Excellent Reading and writing
- Excellent interpersonal
- Organizational skills
- Attention to detail
- Ability to multitask
- Ability to work in a team or
- Data based decision making
- Knowledge in Microsoft Word,
Excel, Access and PowerPoint
- Incumbent must be able to stand
for longer periods of time
- Incumbent must be able to work
in a factory setting
- Incumbent must be able to work
with and be tolerant of chemicals and smells
- Think, concentrate, talk and
- Occasional walking and lifting
(up to 50 lbs)
- Frequent communications –
verbal and written
- Possible exposure to hazardous
chemicals, odors, dirt and dust
- Bachelor Degree in Food
Science, Biochemistry or Chemical Engineering
What we can offer you:
- Comprehensive Benefit package
incl. but not limited to: Healthcare, Dental, Vision, 401k, Short-term
disability insurance, life insurance
- A fast paced environment with
lots of learning potential
- Room for growth
- Drug Screen and background
Nitta Casings is committed to Equal
Employment Opportunity and to attracting and retaining the most qualified
employees regardless of race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation,
gender, age or disability.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $55,000.00 to $65,000.00
- Job related: 1 year (Preferred)