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Cheese Technology Scientist I

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Lomira - Technology Center






M-F 8-4:30


Competitive Compensation Package


1st Major Area of Responsibility – Cheese Technology New Product Development and Research Activities (Key Duties)

  • Under direct supervision, performs semi-complex work utilizing established methods and techniques; follows procedures within framework of applied technology. Authority within established precedents or well defined policy with regular managerial direction and review
  • Research and New Product Development Activities
  • Performs and manages projects under supervision for the Cheese Technology Group. This includes New Product Development, Line Extensions, Product/Process improvement, “Foundational” and “New Technologies” research.
  • Actively participates on Grande project teams; may lead projects of appropriate scope
  • Accountable for on-time delivery of Cheese Technology projects
  • Maintains and ensures the scientific quality of project data; ensures that proper scientific protocols are used
  • Ensures project and portfolio management processes are used and documented
  • Assist Technical Service, Quality Assurance and other groups when necessary
  • Analyzes and interprets scientific data; makes conclusions and recommendations that are scientifically sound
  • Responsibility for assets and quality
  • Minimal responsibility for product quality, customer relations, and equipment
  • Internal contact with other departments on technical and quality issues

2nd Major Area of Responsibility– Communication and Scientific Leadership (Key Duties)

  • Effectively communicates (written and oral) to appropriate departments and external partners.
  • Develops key relationships with internal and external partners
  • Works closely with the Technology Group and other departments as a scientific resource
  • Writes scientific reports and project updates; able to effectively communicates scientific results to varied audiences
  • Maintains scientific core competencies in cheese technology, microbiology, and analytical chemistry.
  • Maintains a sound scientific knowledge base and capability
  • Attends key scientific meetings; develops external scientific contacts
  • Keeps abreast of current scientific literature and patents; communicates relevant scientific information to other groups

3rd Major Area of Responsibility – Strategy Development (Key Duties)

  • Supports key departmental initiatives for Cheese Technology
  • Actively participates in developing and implementing Technology Group Management goals

4th Area of Responsibility – All other duties and responsibilities as requested or required

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested or required



  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Food Science or related field; or Master’s degree (M.S.) in Food Science OR equivalent education and experience


  • 0-5 years of experience in dairy product research

Job Skills Requirements

  • Broad-base scientific skills and knowledge (microbiology, chemistry, statistics, biology, sensory science, food science, dairy science, biochemistry)
  • Statistical methodologies for data analysis
  • Effective writing, presentation, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to communicate technical information in oral and written form
  • Good computer skills in MS Office Suite

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