Food Scientist-11003657 –
position under limited supervision is responsible for forming and leading
product development pizza dough specific projects for by developing complex
formulas processing procedures and specifications for new products product
enhancements and cost reductions to meet project parameters and Business
Unit strategies. The incumbent will also provide advanced technical support
to Marketing Sales Operations and external customers.
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.
Provides advanced 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.
Develops 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 complex 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.
Establishes team and works with members to ensure
successful start-ups of new products product improvements cost reductions
and ingredient formula specification or process changes
Evaluates ingredients and processing techniques to
identify and commercialize simple product improvement and cost reduction
Evaluates confirms acceptability creates/updates
specifications and implements proposed ingredients or process for Supplier
Documents all work according to established
procedures and guidelines provides timely and effective oral and written
communication and prepare various project reports to project personnel and
project leader to ensure complete communication of project status progress
issues solutions timeline and accountability.
Supports innovation in the development of new ideas
new products or new product platforms through ideation sessions and bench
top experimentation along with the ability to effectively communicate the
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 or Masters 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 experience.
of Related Experience: 5-8 years related experience with BS 2-4 years
related experience with Masters or 0-2 years related experience with Ph.D
Advanced communication and interpersonal skills. Advanced PC skills
including Microsoft Office Suite particularly Excel and Word; advanced
knowledge of Algebra Geometry Physics Chemistry and Statistics; solid
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 advanced
technical knowledge learned; advanced 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 Development.
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