Senior Food Scientist -- Ice Cream-12006612
– Marshall, MN
Services, LLC (“Schwan’s”) is looking for a Sr. Food Scientist to join our Product Innovation & Development
team in Marshall, MN. This
position leads product development projects, and develops formulas,
processing procedures and specifications for new products, product
enhancement and cost reductions. With a variety of projects, this Food
Scientist will primarily focus on ice
cream, novelties and other frozen dessert development including frozen
yogurt and sherbet.
experimental formulas, processing procedures, and specifications for raw
ingredients, subassemblies, and finished products for simple new products,
product improvements, and cost reductions that meet pricing and marketing
goals, food regulations, and operation feasibility.
· Organizes and
manages test runs to validate or modify experimental formulas and
processing procedures to develop final specifications for the production of
finished products and ensure reproducibility.
· Works with team
members to ensure successful start-ups of new products, product
improvements, cost reductions, and ingredient formula specification or
ingredients and processing techniques to identify and commercialize simple
product improvement and cost reduction opportunities.
confirms acceptability, creates/updates specifications, and implements
proposed ingredients or process for Supplier Optimization.
technical solutions to production issues as it relates to ingredient
formulas, processing procedures, and specifications to ensure continuous
production of existing products and maintain product quality and safety.
innovation in the development of new ideas, products, or product platforms
through ideation sessions and bench-top experimentation, and effectively
communicates the concept.
of the coursework for a Master's degree in Food Science, Dairy Science,
Foods and Nutrition Studies, or related field;
· A Bachelor of
Science degree in Food Science, Dairy Science, Foods and Nutrition Studies,
or related field, AND at least 3 years related experience with food
communication and interpersonal skills.
· Intermediate PC
skills, including Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and Word;
knowledge of Algebra, Geometry, Physics, Chemistry, and Statistics
knowledge and understanding of food ingredients, food chemistry, food processing,
and food functionality;
· Ability to
comprehend moderately complex technical articles, research papers, or
presentations; Must be able to apply technical knowledge learned;
· Ability to
taste and ingest any type of food product currently under development.
experience in Product Development strongly preferred, particularly with ice cream and frozen novelties.
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