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Food Scientist - Charlotte, NC


Location Charlotte, NC
Salary $65,000 - $80,000
Job Type Direct Hire
Job ID 2274146


We have been engaged to find an experienced Food Scientist with hands-on experience in new beverage product development from concept to commercialization. Ideal candidate has a degree in Food Science with experience in beverage to include analytical testing, quality, microbiology, product scale, self-life and more.


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a well-known company with a strong base of existing products and the opportunity to help develop the next evolution of products, both domestic and internationally. Put your experience in food science and beverage R&D to work in a new job today!


Food Scientist duties and responsibilities:


Driving the identification, development and commercialization of new products

Sourcing of all raw materials and ingredients that meet internal specifications, manage relations with key vendors, suppliers and flavor houses

Develop then scale products for both retail food service and consumer packaged/manufactured products

Verifying the consumer acceptability of new products through conducting sensory evaluation both in-house and field testing network

Managing the projects to timely results through the internal new product process and cross functional teamwork

Ensuring a consistent on-going flow of future new products pipeline consistent with business unit's strategic direction

Support day to day issue resolution and technical services to Operations


The qualified Food Scientist candidate will have:


Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science, MS Degree is a plus

3-5 years Beverage Product Development and Food Products Innovation, both retail/food service and CPG is ideal

Ability to effectively leverage the worldwide supplier base and consistently drive innovation

Interest and experience with beverage equipment and retail product creation

Experience with the development of new prototypes, marketing testing and cost to launch

Hands-on experience with sensory testing and consumer feedback

Strong knowledge and use of statistical design and analysis

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Work with internal and external teams members on recipe cards and food service

Passion for innovations, game-changing products in the global beverage category

Up to date on the latest industry trends, trade publications, associations and beverage products


Industry: Food Science, Beverage, R&D, innovation, shelf life, stage gate, beverage equipment, recipe cards, ingredients, flavors, sensory testing


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