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Food Technologist - California-Los Angeles


Lab Support is seeking a Food Technologist for our client who is a multinational food products company that services retail, specialty and international markets!

Function of Position

Develops formulas, organoleptically evaluates vendor products, conducts shelf life studies, prepares samples for client companies and documents all phases of projects.


  • Conducts product cuttings and cook off evaluations
  • Prepares customer and lab samples and retains samples for further evaluation or reference
  • Reads and accurately interprets specifications (vendor and in house)
  • Calibrates and operates all test kitchen equipment.
  • Performs all organoleptic evaluations according to standardized procedures
  • Reports all deviations from specifications to supervisor.
  • Maintains all Product Development files.
  • Coordinates incoming and outgoing vendor samples.
  • Develops new formulas, reformulates existing products as assigned
  • Assists with investigation and resolution of product deviations
  • Adheres to company policies, procedures, GMPs, Code of Safe Practices
  • Performs special projects as assigned by supervisor
  • Contacts suppliers to obtain products and specifications,
  • Prepares and sets up test kitchen for presentations
  • Maintains organization of retained samples room.
  • Conducts shelf life testing of samples

Required skills:

Job Requirements

  • BS in Food Science or related field
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with supervisor
  • Must work in industrial and kitchen lab environments and handle non toxic food products
  • Must have the ability to work with kitchen and lab equipment
  • Must be able to complete documentation accurately
  • Must be able to taste all food products without prejudice
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs
  • Must be able to use a scientific calculator, computer and be familiar with programs of Word and Excel


Job Type:


Job Status:

Full Time


California-Los Angeles


Food & Beverage

E-mail or Apply Online

Are you looking for a company with science in its DNA?

Lab Support, a division of On Assignment, is a recognized leader in the scientific staffing industry. Since 1985, our sole focus has been to place scientific professionals at all career levels in contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire positions. With a reputation for one-to-one career counseling and a track record that includes the placement of over 200,000 scientists, Lab Support has built a reputation as one of the best in the business.

Lab Support is supported by a nationwide network of branches serving all major markets, international branches in Europe, relationships with leading scientific companies and over 25 years of experience.

For more information visit us online at

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