Sr. Food Scientist

Golden State Foods   •  

Conyers, GA

Industry: Food & Beverages

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 114 days ago

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  1. Independently provides bench and lab related work activities to support the development of new products, product line extensions, duplications, product and process improvements and cost improvements. (30%)

 

  1. Provides leadership to others in the department and is seen as an expert throughout the company. Acts as a technical resource and mentor to facilitate skill enhancement for the product development team. Provides operational support.  Leads training for new technologists, demonstrating lab safety, procedures and techniques.  (30%)

 

  1. Monitors and analyzes the scale up, first production and quality assurance practices of the developed product through the commercialization process and identify areas for improvement to facilitate department operations. (25%)

 

  1. Identifies new sources and suppliers for raw materials in compliance with established quality assurance standards. (10%)

 

  1. Maintains laboratory, including upkeep of equipment, stocking of supplies and general cleaning of work areas. (5%)

 

  1. Capable of independently conducting and leading in-house and on site customer presentations.

 

  1. Studies methods to improve quality of food such as flavor, color, texture, nutritional value and convenience in support of strategic objectives. Researches new ingredients or technologies that will create a competitive advantage.

 

  1. Performs other related and assigned duties as necessary.

 

  1. Up to 20% travel.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Education and experience equivalent to:

 

Education/Certification:

Bachelor’s degree in food science, engineering, or related field of science from an accredited college or university

Master’s degreepreferred

 

Experience:

6 to 10 years of relevant work experience, with an understanding of food chemistry, food safety, and related regulations.

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