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Food Scientist - Spokane, WA 99201


Commercial Creamery Company



Job details

Job Type

Full-time

 

Benefits

Pulled from the full job description

Profit sharing

Disability insurance

Health insurance

Dental insurance

401(k)

Employee assistance program

Vision insurance

Full Job Description

Summary: Applies scientific and engineering principles in research, development, production technology, quality control, packaging, processing, and utilization of foods by performing the following duties.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


Conducts basic research, and new product research and development of foods.



Work directly with the Sales Team, Operations, vendors and collaborate internally with the R&D Team to develop products that meet or exceed our



customerís expectations.



Studies methods to improve quality of foods such as flavor, color, texture, nutritional value, convenience, or physical, chemical, and microbiological



composition of foods.



Develops food standards, safety and sanitary regulations.



Tests new products in test kitchen and develops specific processing methods.



Conduct sensory tests to validate, direct projects and establish shelf life.



Provide technical expertise to solve challenges with ingredients, suppliers, regulations, cost restrictions and manufacturing.



Create and maintain specifications and other key technical documents for new products.



Write manufacturing procedures and testing protocols to optimize production.



Demonstrate behaviors consistent with the company values, code of ethics and standards of conduct.



Qualifications:
Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Food Science, Culinary Science, Biology, Chemistry or related field.



Minimum of Two Years' Experience And/or Training.



Strong communication, interpersonal skills and general knowledge in MS Office.



Location: TBD Ė Spokane, WA or Jerome, ID (Minimal travel between locations)



RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work directly with the Sales Team, Operations, vendors and collaborate internally with the R&D Team to develop products that meet or exceed our customerís expectations.

Simultaneously manage multiple projects sometimes with tight deadlines.

  • Conduct sensory tests to validate, direct projects and establish shelf life.
  • Provide technical expertise to solve challenges with ingredients, suppliers, regulations, cost restrictions and manufacturing.
  • Create and maintain specifications and other key technical documents for new products.
  • Write manufacturing procedures and testing protocols to optimize production.
  • Continuous learning and innovation through research, classes, collaboration and experimentation.
  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with company values, code of ethics and standards of conduct.

QUALIFICATIONS
Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Food Science, Culinary Science, Biology, Chemistry or related field or Minimum of Two Years' Experience and/or Training.



BENEFITS
Profit Sharing


Vision Insurance


Dental Insurance


Long-term Disability


Medical Insurance


Short-term Disability


Employee Assistance Program

401(K)
Bonus
Flexible Time Off

 

 

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