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Food Scientist New Century, KS



Aerotek Scientific


New Century, Kansas


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$80,000.00 to $100,000.00 per Year

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Allegis Group Family of Hiring Companies

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Food Scientist Job Description:

Aerotek is currently searching for a Sr. Application Technologist in the New Century, KS area.

This person will be a critical contributor within the food protection group of a food company. This position will be responsible for providing microbiological technical support to internal and external customers including: providing recommendations and training; assisting in troubleshooting and plant trials; application and development work on antimicrobial blends or compounds; generating data from challenge and shelf-life studies.

More specifically, the Sr. Application Technologist will be coordinating technical projects from experimental design to completion; setting up and executing shelf life and challenge studies; developing and optimizing test methods; acting as technical support for service visits, troubleshooting efforts, and educating customers on capabilities and products; managing quality systems for the laboratory; and assisting in publications of technical literature pertaining to commercial applications of antimicrobials.

Qualified candidates must have a BS or MS in Food Science, Food Microbiology, or related discipline. Candidates must also have 5-10 years of industry experience in a Food Science, Food Microbiology, or Food Quality Control role.

Candidates must have a strong understanding of pathogens and food spoilage. Development work in this area would be great. Any experience managing plant food trials and/or troubleshooting would also be fantastic.

This position will be hands on in the laboratory but will also be providing technical support internally and to external customers. Candidates must have great communication skills, great presentation skills, and the ability to work with customers.

Candidates with experience plating and running traditional microbiological analysis in the lab; running antioxidant testing and/or antimicrobial susceptibility testing; working with instruments such as: HPLC, Riboprinter, and BAX; conducting quality control testing; and assisting in plant trials-highly considered.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume to rkarasek(at) or apply directly to this job posting.

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About Aerotek Scientific:

Join Aerotek ScientificLLC, one of the fastest growing providers of scientific and clinical research services in the nation. Due to our growth, we're constantly on the lookout for qualified professionals to place in contract, contract-to-hire, and permanent placement positions across the scientific and clinical research communities. At Aerotek Scientific, we know it's more than just your day-to-day responsibilities that can make or break a job. It's the support you get. That's the reason Aerotek Scientific offers a variety of benefits including medical, dental, optical, 401k, and many more. Don't put your career in the hands of just anyone, put it in the hands of a specialist. Join the Aerotek Scientific team! Allegis Group and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and will consider all applications without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Ryan Michael Karasek

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Aerotek Scientific - Lenexa, KS

15200 Santa Fe Trail Drive
Suite 100
Lenexa, KS 66219

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