Sr. Food Scientist - Mankato, MN 56001
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
POSITION TITLE: TECHNICAL SERVICES
SENIOR FOOD SCIENTIST or ENGINEER
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
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
- 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
- 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
Learn about us at www.aafoods.com
and apply with your resume or in person, at: 121 Mohr Drive, Mankato, MN.
All American Foods is an Equal
Job Type: Full-time
- product development: 5 years