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Senior Food Scientist
Brady Enterprises, Inc. - Weymouth, MA 02188

 

 

 

Senior Food Scientist:

This role supports the R&D team and reports directly to the R&D Director.

Position Purpose:

The desired candidate will independently lead the development and production scale up for new and existing products while managing the daily execution of all R&D related lab activities. The candidate will independently evaluate ingredients, develop product formulations, and perform sensory analysis to ensure that all products meet customer and stakeholder requirements, and established timelines. Salary is competitive and based on experience.

Job Function:

  • Ability to independently lead the development of benchtop and lab related work activities that support the formulation and development of new products, line extensions, and quality improvement.
  • Ability to interact and provide technical support to customers, external partners, other parties.
  • Identify and assess food ingredients from vendors that are in compliance with established quality assurance standards for appropriate and differentiated use in and across the product portfolio.
  • Ability to support the scale up, first production, and quality assurance practices of developed products through the commercialization process.
  • Maintains R&D laboratory, through accurate test design, proper sanitary practices which includes laboratory upkeep of equipment, stocking of supplies and general cleaning of work areas.

Qualification:

  • Bachelors or Masterís degree in food science, engineering, or related field of science from an accredited college or university.
  • 5-8 years of relevant work experience, with strong understanding of food chemistry, food quality and safety, and food regulations.
  • Working knowledge of powdered beverages, sweeteners, flavors, and other functional ingredients.
  • Ability to formulate recipes and write specifications with minimal guidance.

Desired Skills:

  • Self-motivator with a strong passion for science and creative problem solving.
  • Ability to support multiple projects simultaneous while adhering to deadlines
  • Strong time management, writing, and communication skills
  • Proven experience of buildings strong relationships with customers, stakeholders, and team members
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Proficient in basic computer programs including Microsoft Office programs.

Other:

  • Relocation assistance will not be provided
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to walk, sit, or stand for extended periods

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • relevant: 5 years

 

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