An opportunity is available at Solazyme Roquette Nutritionals to join the Applications Research
and Technical Services group as we commercialize our algal powders and oils
in the global food ingredients market.
The ideal candidate will bring their significant experience and boundless
enthusiasm to contribute to a growing team responsible for working with
customers on concept development and formulation through to product
evaluation and scale-up. As part of the team, the position also helps to
develop and implement the strategy for the group and chart the course for
this key business function.
- Conduct formulation
development program to demonstrate the functionality, optimize the
sensory properties, and determine the value of SRN's ingredients in
food and beverage products.
- Develop new food and beverage
product concepts around SRN's ingredient portfolio.
- Design and conduct
appropriate qualitative and quantitative evaluations of new ingredient
- Help to coordinate the
activity of critical internal and external resources.
- Provide technical support for
commercialization by preparing promotional materials as well as
developing and presenting product concepts to potential partners and
- Help to establish
specifications for new products in conjunction with the process development,
manufacturing, and commercial teams.
- Work collaboratively with
prospective partners and customers (telephone support, bench work,
on-site support, etc.) to develop opportunities for product sales.
- Assist in the sourcing of
equipment and ingredients needed for the food applications laboratory.
- Perform other related
activities necessary to achieve sales through effective applications
- Work to maximize the
synergies between Solazyme, Roquette and SRN.
- BS in Food Science,
Nutrition, Chemistry or similar science; and
- MS in Food Science,
Chemistry, Polymer Science, or equivalent helpful.
- 10+ years of experience in
applications development and technical service at ingredient suppliers
to the food and beverage industry; food product development experience
at a major food manufacturer is a plus.
- Diversified and broad product
application experience from prototype and application development,
consumer validation through commercialization.
- Thrives in a dynamic and
challenging, entrepreneurial, multi-cultural environment.
- Demonstrated history of
successful new product launches.
- Outstanding communication and
- Excellent work ethic,
dedication, and team orientation.
- Track record of creating
effective processes and driving results.
networked in the food industry with the ability to leverage relationships
to acquire new business.
This position comes with a competitive compensation and benefits package
including short- and long-term bonus potential, and a generous 401(k)
match. If your qualifications meet our needs, please submit your
application through the Solazyme web site at www.srnutritionals.com