Food Scientist Denver, CO


Job Title: Food Scientist

Location: Denver, Colorado

Job Type: Direct Hire

Pay Type: $45 55K


We are seeking a Food Scientist to join our R & D group. The successful candidate will research

conduct experiments, gathers data, develops preliminary findings and prepares written reports to result in new/improved products, cost savings and unique technologies.

Required skills:


Improve existing products by optimizing product attributes (cost, nutritional profiles, and ingredient statements).

Maintain accurate and complete records.

Learn and utilize on-line specification system.

Develop finished product and processing specifications.

Execute experiments and prepare results for review.

Develop prototypes that deliver project objectives. This may include ordering and weighing ingredients, as well as assembling prototypes for product evaluation.

Sporadic to frequent travel, including flying to all parts of the U.S., possibly overseas, and driving a company or rental automobile 4 to 6 hours as needed

Position Qualifications

BS in Food Science or related field plus a minimum of 5 years relevant work experience required, canning, retort, frozen food and/or meal experience preferred.

MS Food Science or related fields preferred.

Critical, independent thinking needed.

Knowledge of ingredient functionality.

Good understanding of food chemistry; especially oil chemistry.

Demonstrated ability to carry out several projects simultaneously.

Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and interact with a cross-functional organization.

 Proficient in Microsoft Office products.

May travel up to 30% of time. Must be able to travel independently and as a responsible CAG representative.


For immediate and confidential consideration please submit a copy of your resume to:

Job Type:


Job Status:

Full Time




Food & Beverage

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