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Associate Scientist Formulations
DSM Nutritional Health - Schenectady, NY



Formulates nutrient systems consisting of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and nutraceutical ingredients for various food/pharmaceutical applications, and to provide technical support to R&D, sales/marketing and customers

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with customers to get nutrient information to design customized nutrient system for finished product manufactured by the end user of nutrient premixes.
  • Communicating premix formulation to sales department to generate costing of finished product.
  • Utilize nutrient stability information to design a premix for products exported to various parts of the world.
  • Communicate suitable information both internally and externally.
  • Prepare LOP/GMP/SOP where needed.
  • Upon completion of in-house training, visit customers along with sales and/or other members of technical staff.
  • Conducting performance studies with new ingredient in application of nutrient system.
  • Analyzing results reported by customer and making use of data to make necessary adjustment to improve nutrient system.
  • Work with ISO 9001 auditors and including interdepartmental personnel
  • Provide technical support to customers on regular basis.
  • Work with novel ingredient applications e.g., Functional food ingredients, amino acids, nucleotides and other nutraceutical ingredients needed by the customers.

Works to SHE standards and encourages fellow colleagues to work to the same standards

Background & Experience

  • Must have minimum of B.S. degree in Food Science, Nutrition, Biology, Chemistry or Pharmaceutical Technology.
  • 0 to 3 years’ experience in food formulation, processing and quality control related issues.
  • Use of food microbiology, food processing, food analysis, food engineering including but not limited to cereal, milk and other process foods is essential.

Knowledge of ISO 9001, Excel/Powerpoint is a plus.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Food Science or Nutrition or Biology or Pharmaceutical : 1 year

Required education:

  • Bachelor's


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