Food Application Scientist - Saint Louis, MO



Aerotek Scientific



Saint Louis, MO 63116



65,000.00 - 80,000.00 USD /year


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Full Time, Employee


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            Food Application Scientist  Job Description:

            Research Scientist (Food Applications)

            Job Description:

            Employee will use his/her knowledge of food science to propose, prepare, conduct, direct, and analyze experiments for customer specific projects. He/she   will also serve as an internal expert to lead applications development assessment of novel soy protein innovations. Employee must communicate technical     information effectively with all levels and functional areas both internally and externally.

            Primary Responsibilities:
            1. Serve as Applications Development project leader for critical internal technology projects; work cross-functionally to insure successful execution of      project goals; lead essential programs.
            2. Perform project management functions by participating on project teams responsible for bringing projects to successful commercialization.
            3. Develop work plans and criteria for a variety of projects and activities to be carried out.
            4. Develop technical solutions to customer-driven and marketing-driven food and beverage projects from bench-top to commercial scale levels. This             requires being able to perform in laboratory, pilot plant, and plant processing environments.
            5. Provide product development and ingredient functionality expertise for new product launches, product improvement, and product cost savings projects.
            6. Create innovative product concepts and prototypes that can be used for internal and external customer demonstrations.
            7. Trouble-shoot issues as they arise.
            8. Be a primary interface between Applications Development and Applied Technology functions.
            9. Deliver technical presentations to both internal and external customers/contacts.
            10. Write comprehensive technical reports.
            11. Remain current with relevant food and beverage industry trends.
            12. Adhere to all safety and quality requirements and offer suggestions to enhance site safety.

            1. Minimum of 10 years experience in R&D/Product Development/Technical Service with a focus on food and beverage applications; experience level of 8       years with Masters degree or 6 years with Ph.D is also acceptable.
            2. B.S. or above in Food Science or related field.
            3. Strong teamwork, communication, and interpersonal skills.

            Required Skills:
            PROTEIN CHEMISTRY, carbohydrate chemistry, application research

            Join Aerotek Scientific LLCSM, 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.

Contact Information




Griffin Buffington


12747 Olive Blvd., Suite 150
St. Louis,MO 63141


(314) 819-1658


(314) 819-1665





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