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Food Scientist

East Hanover, NJ



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 one-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 year. to 2 years. 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.



Synectics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



East Hanover, NJ, United States of America



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Posted Date

6/28/2012 10:40:50 PM



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