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Food Scientist
PS Seasoning & Spices - Iron Ridge, WI

 

 

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with cross functional teams in the development of new product formulations and/or reformulations of existing products, including commercialization.
  • Manage a portfolio of assigned product development projects through the various stages of the product development life cycle.
  • Manage and develop nutritional labeling and ingredient statements, product specifications and processing procedures.
  • Facilitate product development by working with suppliers as well as marketing, quality and production.
  • Maintain formula database.
  • Stay up-to-date on new regulations and current events regarding food science by reviewing FDA and USDA regulations.
  • Duplicate competitive seasonings for flavor, texture, color, nutritional content, and adherence to FDA and USDA standards and regulations.
  • Utilizes knowledge of current regulations, product formulation, supplier specifications, customer requirements and Company standards to develop and update finished product ingredient statements and nutritional documents as defined by FDA and USDA.
  • Independently initiates, investigates, and implements significant new process improvements, and cost savings projects.
  • Provide sourcing information as needed.
  • Coordinate with the Quality Department to comply with HACCP and all Food Safety Programs
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in Food Science/ Biology/ Chemistry or related field with relevant 2+ years’ work experience in seasonings, spices, processed foods, sausage or meat snacks industry preferred
  • Knowledge of product specifications, nutrition and labeling for finished products and ingredients
  • Demonstrated experience in product development and formulation from concept to completion
  • Proven ability to apply food science and food engineering principles to solve problems
  • Strong computer skills, especially Excel
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact when working with cross-functional teams
  • Well organized with the ability to prioritize projects and adapt to changing deadlines
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Willingness to cultivate career-growth opportunities and advancement within a progressive, forward-thinking firm with a proven record of steady growth

Benefits & Opportunities

Competitive Pay · Health Insurance · Dental Insurance · Life Insurance · 401K · Paid holidays & vacation · On-site fitness room · Employee lounge · Employee discounts

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Iron Ridge, WI

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • seasonings, spices: 2 years

Required license or certification:

  • Driver's License

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