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Associate Food Scientist - Hood River, OR 97031
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The Associate Food Scientist will
conduct technical assessment of flavor, nutritional value, texture, and
appearance, and contribute to product development and renovation projects.
This individual will identify, document, and validate raw ingredients that meet
product standards and requirements, including product costs, quality, safety,
Tofurky is looking for an Associate Food Scientist to join our team. The Associate Food Scientist will assist the R&D team with product development and formulation, including bench and pilot trials, as well as tracking product quality metrics and processing procedures. An ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of relevant experience, a background in biology, chemistry, material science, or a related field, and most importantly, passion for developing new and improving existing plant-based products.
What you’ll do:
The Associate Food Scientist will conduct technical assessment of flavor, nutritional value, texture, and appearance, and contribute to product development and renovation projects. This individual will identify, document, and validate raw ingredients that meet product standards and requirements, including product costs, quality, safety, and uniformity. The Associate Food Scientist will also assist with food-formulation, R&D batch scale-ups, process documentation, and shelf-life testing.
What skills and education you’ll need:
What we’ll do:
We know you’re valuable and we’ll work hard to keep you challenged. You’ll have an opportunity to work in our new manufacturing facility built to LEED standards located on the waterfront in beautiful Hood River, OR. The qualified candidate will receive:
At Tofurky, we don’t all have exactly the same beliefs about diet, sustainability, or what goes best with french fries. We’re not a monoculture (and we like it that way). But we can all get behind our mission of respect: whether it’s respect for our shared planet, for all species, for human health, or for our community and workforce.
How to apply:
Please submit resume (and cover letter) to Careers@tofurky.com. Please reference “Associate Food Scientist” in the subject line.
The Tofurky Company values a diverse workforce. Women, people of color, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Tofurky Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Tofurky Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Location: 602 Anchor Way,Hood River OR 97031, Hood River, OR 97031
Job Type: Full-time
602 Anchor Way, Hood River, OR 97031
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