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Food Scientist

Id : 358

Category : Food and Beverage

Location/City : NC

Recruiter Name : Darrius Williamson

Recruiter Email :

The Wellington Group has been engaged to find an experienced Food Scientist to direct programs for the development of enhancement of new and existing packaging products. Put your experience in food packaging and QA/QC to work in a new job today!

Responsibilities include:

        Provide technical expertise on foods and functional food interactions with packaging materials and define up front packaging performance criteria

        Use food science expertise, QA/QC, microbiology, and market knowledge to support new and existing packaging products to customers

        Provide insight on micro-biological risk within Operations, QA, NPD, and customers

        Extensive knowledge of product and production testing protocols, expertise in microbiology, and reporting results to the appropriate departments

        Recommend new projects and actively assign timelines

        Passion for cutting edge technologies and packaging markets, regulations and trends

        Provide technical assistance to optimize and enable existing manufacturing processes

        Use of Stage Gate processes

        Be able to communicate current technology developments in the food industry, packaging, and microbiology to non-technical individuals

The qualified candidate will have:

        Ph.D. in Food Science with extensive microbiological expertise or PhD in Microbiology with extensive knowledge of Food Science and technology or related discipline is a must

        10-15 years industrial experience in foods with a background in microbiology

        Strong technical background in a wide range of food application areas such as dairy, beverage, bakery, ready meal, sauces, spreads, dressings, etc.

        Proven track record of innovation from concept to commercialization of foods, niche functional food products, or packaging for foods

        Self-starter with ability to take a role as a technology project manager in NPD with proven experience managing and planning multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring timely completion in a fast-paced environment

        Provide regulatory guidance on product manufacturing and labeling

        Collaborate effectively across different business units and functional areas

        Available to travel up to 15% domestic and international

        Outstanding knowledge of and experience in foods, processing, characterization, and regulations

        Demonstrated ability to effectively deliver packaging projects from inception to completion according to established guidelines and timelines

Industry: Food Science, PhD, QA, QC, microbiology, packaging, Stage Gate, regulatory, NPD,

Job Code: 358-32-MH2322

Location: North Carolina

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