Sr. Food Scientist

Tucker, GA

Posted: 06/22/2018 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 278.18JF Pay Rate: 80,000

Sr. Food Scientist

The Sr. Food Scientist will have the following responsibilities:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Identifies new sources and suppliers for raw materials in compliance with established quality assurance standards
  • Maintains laboratory, including upkeep of equipment, stocking of supplies and general cleaning of work areas
  • Assists with in-house and on site customer presentations as needed. Assist in training new hires, demonstrating lab safety, procedures and techniques.  Assist customers and operations with technical issues that may arise
  • Up to 20% travel

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

JO:  278.18JF


  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Engineering, or related field of science from an accredited college or university. Master’s degree preferred
  • Knowledge of (B/basic; J/journey; E/expert):
    • Food testing concepts and techniques (J)
    • Product development (J)
    • Food processing equipment (J)
    • Raw materials/product interaction (J)
    • Food safety concepts and techniques (J)
    • Quality assurance concepts and techniques (J)
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
  • Apply working knowledge of mathematical concepts and scientific weights and measures. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Communicate and coordinate effectively with internal and external customers verbally and in writing (technical reports)
  • Speak confidently and effectively before groups of customers or employees of company
  • Read and process written information with a high degree of accuracy
  • Perform a variety of food safety tests including water activity, viscosity, sodium, analysis, pH, moisture and total solids analysis
  • Work in a laboratory environment
  • Work effectively in a general business environment, with a focus on high levels of quality and customer service
  • Act in accordance with company’s Values and Creed
  • May assist in training or mentoring other technologists
  • Manage customer accounts independently

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

JO:  278.18JF


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