Our client a leading Nutritional Supplement and Food company is looking
for a Food Scientist with a background in the research and development of
new products. Please review the information below and if you have the
experience we are looking for and would like to hear more about this
tremendous opportunity please contact us.
Summary : 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 :
Conducts bench top product development of nutritional food supplements,
taking product from original concept to completion of manufacturing
Researches and develops nutrition and product parameters for unique
applications in new market places.
Researches methods to support development of new product and program
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
Recommends specific ingredient, processes and packaging materials.
Provides technical support to current customer base.
Performs miscellaneous quality control duties.
Performs miscellaneous duties as requested.
Education and/or Experience :
Bachelorís degree (B. A.) or Master's degree (M.A.) in Food Science or
Nutrition from four-year college or university and minimum of three (3)
years applied experience.
Computer Skills : To perform this job successfully, an individual should
have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, OSAS (basic inquiry),
Nutritionist IV software.
Food Scientist - Product Development
Must have hands on Product Development experience to be considered.