Food Scientist -
Pharmaceuticals, Inc., VPX
Bang Energy Performance Beverages
and Sports Nutrition has been producing epic
innovations for 25 years. We engage in an unrelenting pursuit to create
trendsetting appearance and performance enhancing inventions. Our sports
nutrition and beverage innovations are backed by 27 double-blind placebo
controlled Gold Standard University studies. Likewise, our marketing and
distribution has been discussed for its excellence by such prestigious news
outlets as Forbes and Wells Fargo. We are hiring super creative,
ultra-positive and high-energy professionals to drive our vision to serve the
entire world cutting edge health promoting beverages and nutrition! We are
top sellers in iconic retailers such as 7 Eleven, Publix, Walmart, and are
the #1 selling beverage of all time in the world’s largest health food
retailers: GNC and Vitamin Shoppe.
- Use fundamental food chemistry,
applied physics and material science knowledge to develop innovative
- Create product formulations and
systematically evaluate their performance, stability and shelf life
- Evaluate and understand
different ingredient functionalities as it relates to product performance
and overall stability
- Define processing methods and
control parameters in collaboration with Food Process Engineers.
- Support scale-up and technology
transfer to contract manufacturers
- Work with suppliers to assess
multiple ingredients sources in relation to functionality and quality
- Collect technical information
in support of nutritional label generation and product claims
- Develop project plans to
achieve project goals based upon well-founded research approaches, track
progress and adjust plans based upon research results
- Bachelor degree in Food Science
with 5-7 years’ industry experience or MS in Food Science with 2-3
years’ industry experience.
- Proficiency in food formulation
development across multiple food product categories for foodservice and
- Technical expertise in
ingredient chemistry as it relates to functionality and stability in
- Familiarity with CGMP and basic
principles of food safety
- Experience in experimental
design, data analysis and interpretation, and statistical analyses
- Strong written and oral
communication skills to include project briefs, project summaries,
technical updates as well as the ability to convey food
science/technical information to non-technical partners.
- Adaptable and quick to learn
new processes and tools.
- Has a “whatever it takes”
- A track record of performance
meeting targets and objectives.
- Self-directed, goal-oriented
and flexible, enjoying working in a fast-paced and at times challenging
- Ability to work cross-functionally
and with a wide range of employees with different skill sets.
- Strong organizational,
interpersonal, and communication skills (written and verbal).
Job Type: Full-time
- Food Science with 2-3 industry spc: 5 years (Required)