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Senior Food Scientist

Monmouth Junction, NJ, United States

Posted on
Aug 13,2019

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Doctoral Degree
Computer Skills
Laboratory Experience
Health Insurance
Our client in the food industry is looking to hire a Senior Food Scientist with Product and Application Development experience.
Salary/Hourly Rate:
$90K – $125K DOE
Position Overview:
The Senior Food Scientist in Product and Application Development will plan, conduct, characterize, manage and report results of research and development projects using a stage-gate process – using a portfolio of ingredients to develop new products and new applications in the food industry.
Responsibilities of the Senior Food Scientist:
Employ knowledge of food chemistry/science to develop new products and new applications using Company’s ingredients and technologies
Employ food expertise (e.g. beverage, dairy, bakery, meat, soup knowledge) understanding the interactions between phosphates and various food ingredients to support customer projects either in Company’s labs or at a customer facility
Independently plan and conduct experiments and tests at the bench and in food pilot plant, analyze results and develop new products or improve existing products
Develop new solutions for existing technologies that meet a customer or market need
Lead the lab team to ensure Company’s laboratory can be recognized as a center of technical excellence
Interact with other technology personnel to understand structure-property relationships and provide input for improving product functionality
Work closely with the analytical team as needed to ensure proper data support of studies
Interact with Sales, Business and Marketing Teams to ensure proper support to customers
Occasionally present technical information to existing or potential clients
Maintain routine contact with other company’s teams such as customer service, quality assurance, plant personnel to resolve customer problems
Issue technical/project reports upon completion of major projects
Follow to the letter and spirit all Company’s safety policies
Support Product Stewardship by:
Maintaining records on all R&D activities; developing new products that can be produced, handled, transported and disposed of safely; being involved in the early stages of safety and regulatory reviews
Up to 15% travel (can be domestic and international)
Qualifications for the Senior Food Scientist:
Needs to have at least 7 – 10 years of industry experience with at least 3 – 5 years of experience developing new products and applications in the food industry
Must have very strong experimental skills and computer skills
Demonstrated ability with strong written and communication skills
Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and work independently
Creative problem-solving abilities are required
Safe lab practices and lab experience is essential
Ability to work in a team environment
Education Requirements:
PhD in Food Science, Chemistry, or related area
Eligible for Atrium Care Package
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