Food Scientist 1

Cherry Hill, NJ, 80003, United States


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Experience: Entry-level Professional (Non-Manager, Less than 2 years experience)

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Category: Manufacturing / Production

Industry: Manufacturing & Dist / Chemical

Salary: 65000

Reference ID: EB-1859907532

Date Posted: 05/22/2024

Shortcut: http://starboard-consultants.jobs.mrinetwork.com/ny5Peb


Food Scientist I

Philadelphia Metro Area

Overview

Growing established nutritional company seeks individual with a degree in food science, nutrition or related field and a minimum of three years hands on experience to develop nutritional products and conduct research to support development of new products and program concepts. This opportunity would enable you to see your work progress from concept to production.

Summary

Applies scientific principles in research, development, production, technology, quality control, packaging and processing of nutritionally designed foods and dietary supplements. Conducts basic nutrition research for the development of programs to support product utilization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts bench top product development of nutritional food supplements, taking product from original concept to completion of manufacturing process.
  • Develops custom formulas per customer specification.
  • Researches and develops nutrition and product parameters for unique applications in new marketplaces.
  • Research methods to support development of new product and program concepts.
  • Evaluates raw materials and finished product contract manufacturers for product quality and process feasibility.
  • Works independently/collaboratively with contract manufacturers on formula development, scale up and throughout the commercialization process.
  • Provides evaluation and recommendations for product improvements by addressing flavor, texture, nutritional value, convenience, composition and cost.
  • Recommends specific ingredients, processes and packaging materials.
  • Provides technical support to current customer base.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties as requested.
  • Follows all food laws and regulations for Good Manufacturing Practices to maintain proper food safety standards which apply to manufacturing, distribution and sale of all its products.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Food Science, Nutrition or related science field and one to four years of food industry/product development or relevant science equivalent; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Genesis software, TGI

Must have work authorization to work in the USA

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