Sr. Food Technologist - Bridgewater, NJ


About the Job

National Starch has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Food Scientist position in its Marketing- Food Product department located at their corporate headquarters in Bridgewater, NJ.

National Starch is a world-leader in specialty starches and other nature-based ingredients. You may not know us by name, but you almost certainly encounter our products every day in many types of foods and beverages and a wide range of consumer products. Our customers include major players in industry, including not only the world's largest food companies but also the most creative and dynamic. Because we produce specialties, we have a continuing drive for innovation and an intimate knowledge of our markets. That means that we value creativity, technical competence, diverse thinking and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Position Overview:
The Senior Food Scientist will support Sales and Tech Service by providing product recommendations and plant trial coverage as needed. Responsibilities include:

+ Working with team to develop customer focused presentations.
+ Key team member in supporting Marketing driven development, scale-up, and introduction of new CWS products
+ Supporting manufacturing directly to improve to product and process quality while coordinating specification upgrades.
+ Evaluating competitive Cold Water Swelling (CWS) products samples and providing feedback to the global team.
+ CWS product line expert with the ability to provide training.
+ Regular participation in global CWS Franchise & Core Team meetings.

+ Interpersonal Effectiveness
+ Teamwork
+ Functional Excellence
+ Drive for Results
+ Dealing with Ambiguity

+ BS degree in Food Science or a Technical degree with 3 years experience working with food product development. Master?s degree a plus.
+ 3 yrs. minimum experience in food ingredients / food applications.
+ Demonstrated food-related technical background.
+ Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving capability.
+ Strong written and oral communication skills.
+ Strong computer skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
+ Team player, able to work cross functionally with Manufacturing, Quality, Sales, Tech Service and Marketing.
+ Operates with minimum supervision and is able to drive objectives in a timely fashion.
+ Strong time management skills enabling management of multiple priorities.

Job Summary


Bridgewater, NJ 08807


Food and Beverage Production

Job Type

Full Time


Career Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

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