Food Scientist-11003553 –
position under direct supervision is responsible for leading small product
development projects and teams as assigned. The incumbent works under the
guidance of project leaders to develop basic formulas processing procedures
and specifications for new products product enhancement and cost reduction
products to meet project parameters and business unit strategies.
Uses chemistry microbiology engineering and other
sciences to study the principles underlying the processing and
deterioration of foods; analyze food content; discover new food sources; research
ways to make processed foods safe palatable and healthful; and apply food
science knowledge to determine best ways to process package preserve store
and distribute food.
Assists in providing technical solutions to
production issues as it relates to ingredient formulas processing
procedures and specifications to ensure continuous production of existing
products and maintain product quality and safety.
Assists in the development of experimental formulas
processing procedures and specifications for raw ingredients subassemblies
and finished products for simple new product product
improvement and cost reduction that meet project parameters of established
pricing marketing goals food regulations and operation feasibility.
Organizes and manages basic test runs to validate or
modify experimental formulas and processing procedures to develop final
specifications and ensure reproducibility for the production of finished
products and subassemblies.
Works with team members to ensure successful
start-ups of new products product improvement cost reduction ingredient
formula modifications or process changes.
Evaluates ingredients and processing techniques to
identify and commercialize simple product improvement and cost reduction
Assists in evaluating confirming acceptability
updating specifications and implementing proposed ingredients for supplier
optimization. Documents various work according to established procedures
and guidelines provides timely and effective oral and written communication
and prepares reports to project team to ensure complete communication of
project status progress issues solutions timeline and accountability.
Supports innovation by joining in the development of
new ideas new products or new product platforms through ideation sessions
and bench top experimentation.
Responsible to conduct yourself and ensure your
subordinates (if applicable) conduct themselves in a manner consistent with
company mission values code of ethics policies and other standards of
Bachelor of Science degree (U.S. or foreign) or equivalent in Food Science
Dairy Science Foods & Nutrition Studies Biological Sciences or related
field or equivalent combination of education and/or product development
of Related Experience: 0-3 years related experience
Basic communication and interpersonal skills. PC skills including Microsoft
Office Suite particularly Excel and Word. Basic knowledge of Algebra
Geometry Physics Chemistry and Statistics. Basic knowledge and
understanding of food ingredients food chemistry food processing and food
functionality. Must be able to comprehend technical articles research
papers or presentation. Must be able to apply technical knowledge learned.
Basic ability to define problems collect data establish facts draw valid
conclusions and offer solutions; ability to taste and ingest any type of
food product currently under development. Preferred experience in Product
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