Senior Food Scientist – Chattanooga, TN


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Company: Farley's & Sathers Candy Company, Inc.

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·         Job ID:RL132009

·         Date:11/04/2009

·         Location:Chattanooga

·         State:Tennessee

·         Degree:B.S./B.A.

·         Major:Chemisty/Food Science

·         Salary:Not Specified   Why?

Job Types:

Food Technol/Scientists, Research & Development

Job Description

Since its inception on February 20, 2002, Farley's & Sathers Candy Company, Inc. has become one of the top 25 manufacturers of confections in the world. Headquartered in Round Lake, Minnesota, Farley's & Sathers Candy Company, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and distributor of quality confectionery and gum products, offering full line, full service opportunities to all classes of trade in the United States. The company's success in the industry, experience with acquisitions, and significant capital resources established Farley's & Sathers Candy Company as a leader in the confection industry. Farley's & Sathers Candy Company has developed its business both through internal growth and through the acquisitions of famous confectionery brands, including FARLEY'S®, SATHERS®, HEIDE®, JUJYFRUITS®, NOW AND LATER®, BOBS®, SWEET STRIPES®, SUPER BUBBLE®, FRUIT STRIPE®, RAIN-BLO®, TROLLI®, CHUCKLES®, AND BRACH'S®.

JOB DUTIES: •Independently and with Marketing creates, develops, and evaluates new products. •Improves existing processes and products with lower cost ingredients and formulas. •Independently and with Engineering designs, implements and supervises new parameters and processes for new products. •Works independently with co manufacturers in the development of new products and processes. •Updates knowledge and developing technologies through professional seminars, conferences, literature, and research. •Monitors evaluation of ingredients through laboratory tests and plant trials for new and existing products. •Provides technical support to Manufacturing to monitor and/or direct new and/or existing products and processes. •Develops process documents, data sheets, formulas and standards in the form of critical control points for the new manufacturing processes. •Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: •BS in Chemistry, Food Science, or Food Technology. •Prefer experience in the confections industry (soft candy). •Prefer experience working with chocolate. •Ability to travel domestically and internationally 25% of the time. •Confectionary Technology experience preferred. •Experience in Third Party Auditing. •Fluency in Spanish is a plus. •Effective organizational and planning skills. •Good interpersonal and people management skills. •Proficient in computer usage.





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