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Food Scientist

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  Required Skills


Process Engineering, Engineering, Project Management, Management, Chemistry



Manufacturing, Retail



East Hanover, New Jersey, US

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1 Year



  Project Description :

The Scientist-Rheology position provides an excellent opportunity to build and apply scientific and rheological expertise to a wide range of leading food products and related food systems in a fast-paced rewarding environment. This Rheologist position requires a PhD with, 0-3 years of experience after the degree. This will be a 1 year position, with the potential to hire full time after that period. The person should have a strong hands-on experience in experimental rheology and rheometers.

Key responsibilities include the following:
Leverage a strong Rheology and scientific understanding to support various R&D projects for a broad range of food systems.
Apply current and develop new and innovative rheological approaches and understanding to solve practical problems.
Develop and apply a broad physical characterization expertise.
Develop and apply ingredient, formulation and process understanding governing rheology & texture of food systems.
Collaborate across R&D as a cross-functional team member and develop technical leadership.
Communicate effectively technical findings to project team and management - maintain lab notebook, write technical reports and present project summaries.
Build, maintain and leverage strong internal and external network of technical experts.

Qualified candidates should possess the following:
Required 1 yr. to 2 yrs. experience using tools including; ARES, ARES-G2, MCR301, Texture Analyzers, AR-2000.
Highly motivated PhD in Engineering or Sciences with a strong proven expertise in Rheology.
1-2 years of postdoctoral or industrial experience will be a plus.
Demonstrated in-depth understanding in the following areas: Polymer Science & Rheology, Physical Chemistry & Process Engineering.
Strong experimental skills, with the demonstrated ability to apply scientific findings to solve practical problems.
Passion to apply multi-disciplined background to Food Industry.
Excellent interpersonal & project management skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to build strong customer/client relationships.





2 - 25 years

  Travel Required








Niharika Chauhan

























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