Sr. Food R&D Scientist – St. Louis, MO
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- Regular full time
- Ralcorp Snacks Sauces Spreads
- St. Louis MO
KEY RESULT AREAS:
Aid in the development and rollout of new products, including concept design,
lab samples and first production runs.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Applies sound scientific
methods in all stages of development including planning and executing
trials, analyzing data, and defining significant next steps.
- Strong interaction with other
personnel, sales, operations, process development, commercialization
and customers to successfully create bakery systems
leading to new business.
- Assisting in the process of
development and commercialization of developed systems and to utilize
company systems for application, development,
organization and communication.
- Focus on product development
projects, coordinate development issues with other departments, refine
current formulations, maintain formulation methods
qualify primary and secondary ingredient
vendors, perform product shelf life experiments and maintain the R&D
lab and equipment.
- Develop and/or review labels
for nutritional value and ingredient deck accuracy.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Food Safety Production Areas
- Notify Supervision of any
repairs or adjustments that are required.
- Understand, observe, and
comply with the handling and usage of the color-coded container policy
while in the Production Areas.
- Perform all duties necessary
to meet American Institute of Baking (AIB), Company, and or Government
requirements / standards as prioritized by the
- Inform Management of ANY Food
Safety or Quality issues or of any processes, which become noncompliant
with specified requirements.
- Ability to initiate action to
prevent the occurrence of nonconformities relating to Food Safety and
the Quality of the product, processes, quality system, or
- Identify and record any
problems relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the ingredients,
processes, quality system, or safety system.
- Controls further processing
or delivery of nonconforming product in terms of Food Safety and
Quality issues until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has
- In the absence of immediate
supervisor, will assume necessary operational and administrative
- B.S. Degree in Food Science,
Chemistry, Engineering (Chemical, Food, or related degree),
Microbiology, Nutrition or a related field is preferred.
- Minimum of 10 years experience in Food Manufacturing, Quality or
- Minimum of 5 years experience in cookie and/or cracker Research
- Must have the ability to
coach and train in these areas, including statistical process and
control tools and techniques.
- Efficient in use of Microsoft
Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Possess strong interpersonal
skills, along with supporting verbal and written communication skills.
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Ralcorp is an equal
opportunity employer. It is the policy of Ralcorp to provide equal employment
opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion,
national origin, age, sex, physical or mental disability, or status as a
disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era.
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