Food Scientist II

Cherry Hill, NJ, 80003, United States


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Experience: Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Category: Manufacturing / Production

Industry: Manufacturing & Dist / Chemical

Salary: 90000.00

Reference ID: EB-1376216542

Date Posted: 05/22/2024

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


Food Scientist II

Philadelphia Metro Area

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

Performs all duties of a Food Scientist I plus:
  • Conducts bench top product development of nutritional food supplements, taking product from original concept to completion of manufacturing process.
  • Manage multiple projects, meet project goals/deadlines and execute product launches.
  • Expands expertise in areas of more complex product development, food processing (ex. RTD, bars, confections, functional delivery systems) or regulatory areas.
  • Executes work plans by implementing logical experimentation design, possesses skills to work independently, completes data analysis, effectively interprets findings and proactively includes contingency plans.
  • Displays innovative thinking/culinary interest and applies toward ideation of new products and concepts.
  • Possesses strong scientific curiosity and stays abreast of food technology and nutritional research.
  • Demonstrates strong decision-making skills with a high degree of ownership and professionalism.
  • Manages responsibilities such as ongoing nutrition database management role or serving as a point person organizing the group data and information for new multi-product line.
  • 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 ten 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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