Sr. Scientist

Anaheim, CA

Posted: 06/26/2024 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 192.24DW Remote: Experience:

Job Description

Sr. Scientist

Purpose of Position:

As the Sr. Scientist on the team working closely with the Principal Scientist and Technologist, you will conduct benchtop formulation, innovation, plant trials, cost savings, ingredients review, and formulation maintenance.

This is a hands-on Sr. Scientist role, working closely on the commercialization piece of finished foods.  You will work with a cross-functional team including plant manager, quality manager and operations manager to trouble-shoot, diagnose and implement action plans to optimize formulation to scale-up commercialization at the facility.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Support the product categories manufactured in our plant
  • Primary responsibilities for this position include the execution of assigned new product development, quality improvement, and cost optimization in the area of snack foods
  • Collaborate with cross-functional departments to commercialize new products
  • Identify and lead process and formulation improvements
  • Collaborate and provide technical support to customers, purchasing and operation teams

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

JO:  192.24DW

Job Requirements


  • BS / MS in Food Science. 7-10 years’ experience in the food industry in Research & Development with experience in CPG
  • Proven track record of successful product development from concept to commercialization required
  • Excellent verbal, written, and oral communication
  • Executional excellence, personal leadership and customer focus a must
  • Travel 10-15% - trade shows in LA area, West Coast, Corporate HQ is in Ohio

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

JO:  192.24DW

Meet Your Recruiter

Damon Wickmann
Technical Recruiter

I have always been an advocate of life and career strategy management.

I am also a 'Foodie' at heart and love recruiting for food and beverage companies.   

My background in education has provided me tools to support my passion for helping talented people with career advancement.   

I have transitioned from college advising to career recruiting where I combine that with my other passion - Food!

I recruit excellent people for the food industry and the science behind what we eat and drink.  This includes research and development in the lab through commercialization and the quality people behind the scenes that make it all happen.  I look forward to speaking with you soon.

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