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Food Scientist - Alsip, IL


  • Functions as a scientist to develop new and optimized products in execution of technical activities that support key clients and the overall Griffith Laboratories business strategy.
  • Applies food science principles in research and development.
  • Works with limited independence, exercising ingenuity and judgment in the approach to tasks.  Responsible for the design, planning, execution, and reporting of experiments and projects.
  • Works within assigned priorities, projects and timelines concurrently. 
  • Uses technical and problem solving skills to approach projects.
  • Communicates project progress internally and externally with clients and suppliers. 
  • Completes product formulation activities to drive efficient production of safe and regulatory compliant food products.
  • Follows Product Development processes to ensure efficiencies and effectiveness of function.
  • Maintains GLP's, GMP's, and all required laboratory records, using electronic systems and written protocols.
  • Supports Innovation activities that support the long term strategy of the organization. 
  • Represents Product Development in professional business relationships with GLUS client and supplier base.
  • Responsible for maintaining the security of all information regarding product formulas and related confidential information.



Position Requirements

  • BS in Food Science, Food Technology, Food Chemistry or related technical degree.
  • Experience minimum would be 3 years of Research & Product Development or Quality Systems experience within the food industry.
  • Internship experience preferred for candidates with 0 years of experience.






Relocation Available





Alsip, IL  

About the Organization


Griffith Laboratories is a global manufacturer of food products. We provide a wide range of taste and texture components for food industry customers throughout the world. Our products include seasoning blends, dry mixes, coating systems, dough blends, crumbs, flavors, sauces and food bases that are used in an extensive variety of application from snack foods and processed meat and poultry to ready meals. Our customers include food processors, restaurant operators and grocery retailers. While our name may not be familiar to consumers, our products are key components of foods offered by many of the world's best-known companies.


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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability  

EOE Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  



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