Food Scientist

Chicago, IL

Posted: 10/03/2018 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 434.18JF Pay Rate: 80,000

Food Scientist

The Food Scientist executes all product development projects for new and revised products as assigned by them by the Director of R&D. 

  • Assist the Sales/Marketing department by providing samples and information on requested products
  • Manages time to complete assigned projects in a timely manner
  • Manages the product development process from concept to commercialization
  • Collects and provides the necessary information to company departments and customers
  • Remain conscience of cost control measures
  • Responsible for food safety
  • Responsible for compliance with food legislation
  • Coordinate new product opportunities with internal departments (purchasing, production and QA)
  • Keeps accurate records of entire product development process
  • Develops specifications for new/existing products
  • Maintains a monthly inventory of R&D materials, in the cooler and the warehouse
  • Evaluates alternate suppliers for raw materials
  • Request the scheduling, the implements production R&D trials
  • Provides technical / culinary support to Sales / Marketing
  • Obtains new raw materials when necessary
  • Supplies accurate information, and maintains / prints set up sheets for pre-production meetings
  • Provides feedback on issues regarding R&D or Production
  • Covers for Director of R&D, R&D Project Managers, and Project Manager / Technical Service Coordinator in event of an absence
  • Member of HACCP team

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Jeff Fee at jfee@cps4jobs.com.

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Requirements:

  • BS Food Science with Culinary training
  • 2+ years of experience in a manufacturing / product development environment
  • Knowledge of applicable technical analysis and product development tools

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Jeff Fee at jfee@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  434.18JF

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