Food Scientist –
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Avon Commerce Park
Cleveland, OH 44011 (Map it!
3 to 5 years
This position, under
limited supervision will be responsible for developing formulas, processing
procedures, and specifications for new products, product enhancement, and
cost reduction products with in a USDA facility. The incumbent will also
provide technical support to Marketing, Sales, Operations, Culinary, and
Essential Duties and
- Develops experimental
formulas, processing procedures, specifications for raw ingredients,
and finished products.
- 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
- 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
- Provides 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.
- Manages technical programs
and resource requirements for major development activities
- Generates product information
including specifications, nutritional sheets and allergen information
and sources ingredients.
- Travels to key customers for
menu and product ideation
- A minimum of a BS degree in
Food Science or equivalent.
- Advanced degree preferred or
a Culinary Degree with a strong technical / product development