Employer: Kerry Inc.
Job Title: Food Scientist [Job Code: FSBW]
Location: 3400 Millington Road, Beloit, WI 53511
Job Duties: Conduct basic research for the improvement of existing products
and the development of new products, outlining procedures and
specifications. Research and determine appropriate methods to improve
quality of food, including flavor, color, texture, nutritional value, and
convenience, as well as the physical, chemical and microbiological
composition of foods. Maintain documentation of all research notes in lab
books and computer database. Complete project requests issued by sales
personnel within the time frame specified by the customer. Confer with
process engineers, flavor experts, sales staff, suppliers, customers and
packaging and marketing specialists to resolve problems. Conduct in-house
customer presentations and serves as a company representative at trade
shows. Employ efficient time management techniques and assure that all
project work is completed in a reasonable time frame. Actively assist
customers with technical issues that may arise. Maintain laboratory,
including upkeep of equipment, stocking of supplies and general cleaning
of work areas.
Requirements: Bachelor's degree, or its foreign equivalent, in Food
Science, or related field, and three (3) years of progressively
responsible, post baccalaureate experience in research and development
roles within a food or beverage company, or in food production-related
positions. In the alternative, a Master's degree, or foreign equivalent,
in Food Science or related field, and one (1) year experience in research
and development roles within a food or beverage company, or in food
production-related positions is also acceptable. Any other suitable
combination of education, training, or experience is also acceptable.
Additionally, must possess the following: i)
Knowledge of food quality improvement methods including use knowledge of
GMPs and HACCP; ii) Experience with profit improvement through reduced
cost formulations, raw material selection and process efficiency
improvement; iii) Experience with operation of lab and plant equipment,
including extruders, mixers, kettles, ovens, cooling, and packaging; and
iv) Experience streamlining raw materials into manageable groups,
including reduction of redundant and unnecessary materials.
How to Apply: Applicants interested in this position should submit
resumes to email@example.com citing relevant job title and job code.
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