Food Scientist - Vineland, NJ
Daniels Midland Company
At ADM, we unlock the power of
nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing
innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any
taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in
solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re
a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier
agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth,
insights, facilities and logistical expertise give
us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and
wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution,
we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at www.adm.com.
Are you a hardworking food scientist looking to join an outstanding team and
be able to make an immediate impact on the business?
Food Scientist- Vineland, NJ
This is an exempt position.
The purpose of this role is to independently provide and present innovative
formulas meeting customer requirements as well as lead selected development
and customer programs.
customers in the development of efficient, stable food base, utilizing
flavors, flavor systems and/or specialty ingredient products. Completes
relevant stability testing, costing estimates, documentation
accompany account managers on sales calls as technical support food
bases; will have direct customer interaction, through email, phone calls
&/or face-to-face meetings.
reduce formula costs on existing food bases, completing vital stability
and commercialization efforts, to optimize efficiencies and margins.
utilize internal team functions to support development of food bases –
sensory, marketing, analytical, etc.
participate in conceptualization, descriptive panels, design thinking /
rapid prototyping, etc as a means of food base
provide technical representation to cross-function / strategic focus
and recommends new sources of raw materials and laboratory tools.
and maintains related documentation pertaining to food bases, processes and customers (i.e. demos/tasting sheets, etc).
support production runs for select customers and/or projects;
issues summary reports for each run.
the assistance of Technical Services, trouble-shoots any issues regarding
formulations/manufacturing procedures, etc;
makes recommendations and implements them based on trouble-shooting
advise lab technicians in execution of work.
and continues to acquire product processing and ingredient/ingredient
multiple tasks daily, with the flexibility of re-arranging daily
workload to accommodate higher priority needs.
remain aware of industry trends, and have the
ability to relate those trends into commercializable
basic GMP, ISO Procedures, GLP, Safety, Lab Notebooks and/or other
electronic record keeping tools.
screened flavors have all Application Data stored in Genesis, and LEAD
systems for each application.
or higher with 6-8 years’ experience (Food Science or related) or High
School Diploma or Associate Degree, with 9+ years’ experience.
with basic calculations, ratio scaling, fraction proportioning,
percentage calculations, along with graphing techniques, predictive
common scientific terminology, basic chemistry terms and concepts, basic
human physiology, along with intermediate Chemistry and Biology
knowledge including chemical elements, compounds, reactions
with basic food science principles, including knowledge of food
chemistry, lipids, carbohydrates, proteins and
the principles of food processing.
usage of computer systems, internet access, Microsoft WORD, EXCEL and Email (or similar program), along with
ability to build, edit, manipulate WORD and EXCEL files as well as basic
presentation development using PowerPoint or other.
to work closely within a team with productive results. Able to share
workload with others. Able to communicate in a friendly yet business
ability to plan, prioritize and lead the efforts to accomplish a
successful project; a project is a one-time activity that produces a
basic knowledge of target industry including key companies,
technologies, cost and geographical factors.
Appropriate understanding of consumer drivers.
to successfully utilize basic instrument calibration, usage
and reporting skills.
of p problem/root cause identification, alternative solution
consideration and ultimate recommendation and selection of workable
Communication skills, both written and verbal; able to prepare basic
business and Email correspondence with appropriate word selection and
usage as well as clearly provide verbal communication to supervisors,
managers, team members and business contacts. Able to express ideas and
Relocation assistance may be
available with this position.
This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP,
pension, health, life and dental insurance.
ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a