Food Scientist - Medina, OH

About the Job

Job Summary


Custom Culinary


Medina, OH 44256


Manufacturing - Other

Food and Beverage Production

Job Type

Full Time


Relevant Work Experience

2+ to 5 Years

Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Career Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)


Position Overview:

This position, under limited supervision will be responsible for developing complex formulas, processing procedures, and specifications for new products, product enhancement, and cost reduction products with in a USDA facility. The incumbent will also provide advanced technical support to Marketing, Sales, Operations, Culinary, and external customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Develops experimental formulas, processing procedures, and specifications for raw ingredients, subassemblies, and finished products for new product, product improvement, and cost reduction.

Organizes and manages test runs and commercialization of experimental products.

Design, validate or modify experimental formulas and processing procedures to develop final specifications for the production of finished products and ensure reproducibility.

Works with team members to ensure successful start-ups of new products, product improvement, cost reduction, ingredient, formula, specification, or process changes.

Evaluates, confirms acceptability, and implements proposed ingredients or process for Supplier Optimization.

Provides advanced technical solutions to production issues. Documents all work according to established procedures and guidelines.

Will assist in managing food technicians daily work load to assure best utilization of resource and meeting aggressive sample turn around times.

Manages technical programs and resource requirements for major development activities.

Generates product information including specifications, nutritional sheets and allergen information; sources ingredients; collaborates with co-packers and create dry blends for use in finished products

Travels to key customers for menu and product ideation



A minimum of a BS degree in Food Science or equivalent. Advanced degree preferred or a Culinary Degree with a strong technical / product development background.

Application Process:


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