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Food Scientist – Southern NJ

Applies scientific principles in research, development, production, technology, quality control, packaging and processing of nutritionally designed foods and dietary supplements.  Conducts basic nutrition research for the development of programs to support product utilization.

  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities : include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Conducts bench top product development of nutritional food supplements, taking product from original concept to completion of manufacturing process.
  • Researches and develops nutrition and product parameters for unique applications in new market places.
  • Researches methods to support development of new product and program concepts.
  • Evaluates raw materials and finished product contract manufacturers for product quality and process feasibility.
  • Provides evaluation and recommendations for product improvements by addressing flavor, texture, nutritional value, convenience, composition and cost.
  • Recommends specific ingredient, processes and packaging materials.
  • Provides technical support to current customer base.
  • Performs miscellaneous quality control duties.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties as requested.

Required skills:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Education and/or Experience : Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) or Master's degree (M.A.) in Food Science, Nutrition or related field from four-year college or university and minimum of four years applied experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Computer Skills : To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, OSAS (basic inquiry), Nutritionist IV software.


Philadelphia Lab Support 610-660-9830

Job Type:

Direct Hire

Job Status:

Full Time


New Jersey-Southern


Food & Beverage

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