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Research Scientist
Lyons Magnus - Fresno, CA


A Research and Development position Lyons Magnus, an international food and beverage manufacturer headquartered in Fresno, California. The Research Scientist conducts research and development for Lyons Magnus. The primary duty of the Research Scientist position is to work in a hands-on environment and to be actively involved in new and established product strategy, concept development, product formulation, process development, scale-up, and plant start-ups in the food industry.

To qualify for our openings, you must meet the following requirements:

  • A minimum of a Bachelorís degree from an accredited university, in Food Science, related science or engineering field. A Masters degree is preferred.
  • Two (2) years of experience in Food Science or a related field is preferred:
  • Ingredient functionality research, including technical knowledge of food processing, process optimization & its relationship in controlling a final productís key attributes
  • Identifying novel applications for food ingredients in order to enhance the formulation and processing flexibility of food products
  • Knowledge of food processing related to scale up from bench or pilot plant to full scale production

Key responsibilities include:

  • Perform bench-top and pilot plant experiments under the supervisions of the Director of Research and Development to support the continued technical innovation at Lyons Magnus. Innovations will be both process and formulations based for a variety of foods.
  • Understand and assist with the design and set up of experiments.
  • Enter data into spreadsheets. Help with the preparation of charts and graphs for presentations and reports.
  • Assist with the introduction of the new technologies into production. The position will require some work with production and engineering departments.
  • The candidate will develop an in-depth understanding of both the chemical and physical properties of foods and food ingredients. The candidate will also learn a number of techniques for measuring these properties. Contact with vendors and suppliers for latest technology, ingredients and solutions will be encouraged.

Our compensation program is designed to attract, motivate, and retain the very best people. Lyons Magnus offers a comprehensive benefits plan that include: Health, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Sec. 125, 401(k) plan, and more.

If you meet these requirements and are eager to join a dynamic company poised for further growth, please respond with your cover letter, salary requirements, and resume.


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