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Technical Services Sr. Food Scientist - Mankato, MN 56001

All American Foods, Inc.





All American Foods, Inc., an innovative employee-owned food ingredient manufacturer, is hiring in our Research and Development division. We strive to nurture and develop new talent, with the goal of bringing exciting new ingredients to the market. If you possess an innovative spirit, have a desire to explore new ideas, and want to become part of a team that works in the best interests of each other, this position is a fit for you.The dedicated drive of our exceptional employees allows us to offer competitive wages along with superior benefits.


Required Education and Experience:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Food Science, Dairy Science, Chemistry, Food Engineering, or related field
  • 5+ years of product development and commercialization experience in scaling bench top design to manufactured products

Primary Responsibilities in collaboration with our R&D team include:

  • Develop value-added Pro Mix® products to support All American Foods’ mission of ensuring the continuing success of its customers, employees and communities by supplying innovative food ingredients solutions that offer exceptional value.
  • Expand the extent of functional ingredients used in Pro Mix® products that add application diversity and value to the product line.
  • Work closely with other technical services personnel and with customers to develop solutions for ProMix® product challenges.
  • Evaluate and recommend equipment and processing capabilities at All American Foods that improve development of new Pro Mix® products.
  • Contribute to the operation of the research pilot plant, food prep and test kitchen areas that supports new value added product development.
  • Keep current with new technology within the food industry and apply knowledge to expand and refine the ProMix® product offerings.
  • Assist Sales and Marketing by offering technical training and facilitating brainstorming sessions.

Required Competencies and Skills:

  • Knowledge of the functionality across a wide range of ingredient sectors is preferable
  • Demonstrated expertise in ingredient interactions and application testing across multiple food systems and processes
  • Highly adaptable and able to shift priorities as necessary to meet multiple project timelines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to constructively engage, clarify objectives, build trust, and achieve alignment
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and effectively communicate with peers and senior leadership
  • Excellent critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, and planning skills
  • Demonstrated success in driving innovation with creative approaches
  • Highly-driven, possessing the vision and determination to succeed
  • Ability to assess and validate novel technology and ingredient developments that drive innovation pipeline

Learn about us at and apply with your resume or in person, at: 121 Mohr Drive, Mankato, MN.

All American Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time


  • product development: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)


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