Senior Food Scientist - Holland, MI


Holland, MI

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Health, Dental, Vision, Life, 401K, Product Discounts


Full Time


Michigan (Holland)


This position entails multiple responsibilities for a multitude of R&D related facets. It manages continuous flow of technological innovation, and product innovation by attending trade shows and conferences and works closely with consulting companies, accelerates and facilitates product design and start ups. This position will be a sole food scientist for all co-manufactured, co- developed products and BH manufactured products. Activities will include but are not limited to technical audits at co-manufacturing plants, Product Development and involvement in the testing of new technologies in conjunction with the Process Systems, Operations and NPD.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic and successful organization where contributions are recognized and rewarded. Boar's Head offers a competitive salary along with a comprehensive benefits program. This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to join a dedicated team of professionals who are proud to be associated with the Boar's Head Brand!


The R&D Sr. Principal Scientist will manage strategic and special New Product Development projects as assigned by the Director of R&D or the R&D Manager. This position will be working in a team effort to support the company goals. This position will work in a Pilot Plant environment and Operational environment alike. This position requires a strong background in culinary, food science, meat science and consumer end packaging design.

This position requires a person who is very strong in practical and technical skills in the field of new product and process development for any food products as they may apply to the business strategies of the Boarís Head Brand. This position must have the ability to use consumer research and sensory research data to optimize products during the development phase. Once given input data, this position develops the output for design. This position will assist and support in the implementation of Stage/Gate NPD methodology. This position must have the ability to integrate their technical strengths with creativity in new product development and process design. Requires the ability to direct and handle multiple tasks at one time. It is essential, that the person have the ability to communicate the department mission and objectives in a clear and persuasive manner. This position requires the ability to adapt to unforeseen circumstances, and the ability to resolve conflict with minimal assistance.


Masterís degree in Food Science, Food Technology or related field (Animal Science, Food Industries) preferred. Bachelors minimum. Eight (8) to ten (10) years experience in an food R&D environment.
Computer proficient in Access, PowerPoint, MS word, MS excel as well as having the capability to learn and adapt to new software as required by the company.


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