Food Scientist


Corporate Headquarters - San Antonio, TX


Job Summary
Responsible for supporting analytical laboratory processes including: technology, methodology, laboratory proficiency measurements, research, and scientific processes. Will ensure the company network of laboratories maintains progressive microbiological and chemistry testing of food products and environmental samples. This position is responsible for application and evaluation of approved microbiological techniques and methodologies used in analysis of food products as they relate to accreditation, certification, and proficiency testing. This position will have contact with the laboratory client base and work closely with the Technical Scientist and Laboratory Management in the daily functions associated with the laboratory.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS degree in Microbiology, Chemistry, Food Technology, or related field or; Graduate degree in Microbiology
  • Two years experience in an analytical testing laboratory
  • Three or more years experience in a commercial food-testing laboratory preferred
  • Working knowledge of aseptic sampling technique, automated lab equipment, and acceptable methods and procedures
  • Familiarity with GMP , OSHA guidelines, FDA, BAM, APHA, and Compendium methods and procedure
  • Broad knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures of a food testing laboratory
  • Research abilities to find information to support project objectives from a variety of sources in the food science community
  • Interpersonal abilities to network with the scientific community to expand the resources of the company
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for all scientific services related to customer requests, report writing, and presentations
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Access and other databases
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience

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