Product Development Food Scientist Milton, VT


Job Description


PBM Nutritionals is a global supplier of infant formula. Apply today to join our growing business in Northern Vermont!


PBM Nutritionals is seeking an experienced Product Development Food Scientist at our Georgia, Vermont facility.

The Product Development Food Scientist will be responsible for developing and project management of new food and nutritional products from initial concept, literature and patent searches, to prototype development, pilot studies and commercial launch in a dynamic high paced environment. Projects may include nutritionals, foods and nutraceuticals. It involves experimental design, ingredient evaluations, troubleshooting, investigations and technical assistance to 3rd party manufacturers.


Develops documentation and perform trials for the validation of new products and processes. Products include natural, organic, and conventional infant, toddler, and adult Nutritionals; dairy, soy, and fruit based nutraceuticals, foods and dietary supplements; in liquid and powder forms produced by various manufacturing processes including dry mixing, extrusion, freeze drying, retort processing; and conventional liquid batching, pasteurization and spray drying. Products developed may contain various ingredients including protein, fat, carbohydrate, vitamins, minerals, stabilizers, antioxidants, flavor systems, fiber, prebiotic and probiotic and novel ingredients. Develops manufacturing process and product specifications initially at pilot scale and then for commercial scale-up at co-packing facilities


The preferred individual will have extensive experience in food manufacturing, development and pilot plant operations and a proven track record of successful product introductions. The person will also manage all phases of new product development including confirming new product prototype design with a diverse group of highly energetic corporate and plant personnel and establishing time lines for project completion. The person will also prepare/provide appropriate documentation and or technical information for new product introductions used to support regulatory filings/registrations for USDA, FDA, EU, Organic Certification, etc., and to address customer's questions.


Company Info

Other Info

View Company Profile

PBM Nutritionals, LLC
147 Industrial Park Rd
PO Box 2109
Milton,   Vermont   05468


Post on site:

From 2/18/2010 until 4/19/2010


Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical
Research, Development

Job Type:


Full/Part Time:

Full Time


Annual Salary

Location Notes:

Located just North of Burlington, Vermont, an hour and a half from Montreal, 4 hours from Boston and the Maine coast. Great cultural, educational, and recreational area.

Job Requirements

A minimum of 7 years or equivalent experience with manufacturing and/or development of commercially marketed nutritional products and a proven track record of successful new product introductions are required. Must have a proven track record in project management, commercial product launches and product development with co-packers. A firm knowledge of various food manufacturing processes and concepts (extrusion, retort processing, freeze drying liquefaction, compounding, evaporation, spray drying, dry blending), and food manufacturing principles including microbiological control, food chemistry, food/ingredient interactions and functionality, is essential. Ability to operate pilot plant equipment is not essential, but is preferred. Proficient with office software (Microsoft Office, Excel, Access), laboratory control software (DCS/LIMS) and project management programs, is essential. Prior participation on project teams with previous record of successful project management and technical report writing is required. Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills are required. Training and/or experience with TQM or team based management environment preferred.


Travel is required.

Education Requirements

BS, MS or PhD in Food Science or related degree. Advanced degree preferred.


PBM offers a salary commensurate with experience and a competitive benefit package, to include 3 weeks vacation, 401k with match, company incentive plan and more.



PBM Nutritionals is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment.

Contact Info

Amy Regelin
PBM Products, LLC


How to apply: by Email, by Mail, by Fax, In Person


Main Page

setstats Copyright (C) All rights reserved under

If you have any comments, please  send your email to