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Food Scientist Connecticut


To provide product development support and technical service to customers; sales; and production departments. To promote company values and beliefs while performing job tasks.



  • Supports customers, sales and production as required and or needed.
  • Represents R & D at customer sites as required and or needed.
  • Develop products to meet customer needs.
  • Communicates and follows up with customers regarding product development projects.
  • Writes product specification sheets.
  • Stays current with market trends and apply knowledge to product / prototype development.
  • Performs mathematical and formulation calculations.
  • Writes complex batch sheets used in the production of customer specific products.
  • Checks own work and work of others to ensure 100% accuracy of formulations.
  • Plans, prioritizes and completes multiple tasks effectively and efficiently.
  • Represents R&D interests in company-wide Quality efforts.
  • Participates in training of newly hired personnel and interns.

Required skills:

  • B.S. in Food Science or closely related field required. M.S. preferred.
  • Minimum 1-3 years required relevant work experience. Preferred 3-5 years relevant work experience.

Demonstrated knowledge and abilities:

  • Food processing knowledge and impact on food quality
  • Functional ingredients knowledge and willingness to learm
  • US and international food regulations
  • Excellent oral and written communication ability
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Self-starter with ability to work in team environment
  • Able to interact extensively with other departments in the company
  • Strong problem solving skills

Relocation assistance available


Job Type:


Job Status:

Full Time


Multiple Locations


Food & Beverage

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