Food Scientist/Food Snacks Job
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Date: Mar 1, 2012
Location: Barrington, IL, USA
use chemistry, microbiology, engineering, and other sciences to study the
principles underlying the processing and deterioration of foods; research
ways to make processed foods safe, palatable, and healthful; and apply food
science knowledge to determine best ways to process, package, preserve,
store, and distribute food snacks.
Develop food standards and production specifications, safety and sanitary
regulations, and waste management and water supply specifications.
Confer with process engineers, plant operators, flavor experts, and packaging
and marketing specialists to resolve problems in product development.
Will test ingredient formulas and process specifications for new snack food
products, and use knowledge of: cold form technology; FDA and Canadian
equivalent regulations; Micro stability to ensure product for consumption
will meet flavor requirements; Rice cake popping technology; enrobing
technology; mixing technology; micro stability; incorporation of required
sensory criteria needed to produce intended flavors into the final product,
and ingredient mixing, to perform duties.
Will utilize scientific methods to develop knowledge that creates business
opportunities that support the company's long term (more than 3 years)
Design and execute experiments, and analyze and interpret data to make
technical recommendations on product and process issues.
Will identify and implement changes to improve these products and reduce
costs using knowledge of fabrication processes, tooling and production
equipment, assembly methods, quality control standards, product design,
materials and parts.
Initiate innovation and development of new technology to improve production
of these products.
Coordinate with external and internal experts for analytical and sensory
Participate as a member of cross-functional business development teams
comprised of individuals from a variety of disciplines, including Marketing,
Purchasing, Engineering and other groups.
Record data testing ingredient formula and process specifications.
MS in Food Science, IE or related field.
4 years direct experience.
Opportunity Employment M/F/D/V
Nearest Major Market:
Business Development, Chemistry, Engineer, Engineering, Fabrication, Food
Science, Food Service, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Microbiology, Operations,
Product Development, QC, Quality, Research, Research Scientist, Sales,
Science, Scientific, Scientist, Supply