Culinary Scientist - Los Angeles; Carson, CA


Hiring Company Name: International Food Manufacturer

Hiring Company Industry: Food & Beverage

Number of Employees: 100 - 1,000 Employees
Total Compensation: $100K+
     - Base Salary: $85K - $100K
     - Bonus / Commission: $15K+
Reports to: R & D Manager
Location: Los Angeles, CA; Carson, CA




Food Scientist for Growing International Food Manufacturer 


Responsible for the creative and technical development of culinary projects, new customer product development and bench top development of innovative concepts.   The incumbent must be able to effectively and efficiently work within a team environment in order to support the Company’s goals and objectives.


Responsibilities Include:


Develops experimental formulas, processing procedures, and specifications for raw ingredients, subassemblies, and finished products for new product, product improvement, and cost reduction.

Organizes and manages test runs and commercialization of experimental products.

Design, validate or modify experimental formulas and processing procedures to develop final specifications for the production of finished products and ensure reproducibility.

Works with team members to ensure successful start-ups of new products, product improvement, cost reduction, ingredient, formula, specification, or process changes.

Evaluates, confirms acceptability, and implements proposed ingredients or process for Supplier Optimization.

Provides advanced technical solutions to production issues. Documents all work according to established procedures and guidelines.

Will assist in managing food technicians daily work load to assure best utilization of resource and meeting aggressive sample turn around times.

Generates product information including specifications, nutritional sheets and allergen information; sources ingredients; collaborates with co-packers and create dry blends for use in finished products




Degree in Food Science or related field with culinary experience.

Minimum 3-5 years plus food industry experience.

Experience in QC or R&D preferred.

Experience in sensory testing and profiling.


The company offers a competitive benefit package, which includes: medical, dental, vision, life, 401k, FSA, and paid time off (PTO)  and more! 

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