POSITION AVAILABLE:

JO 15389 Food R&D/Applications Scientist &/or Flavorist

Location:

WI/ IL border area (commutable from Madison, Milwaukee, N Chicago)

Salary Range:

$Competitive base salary + Bonus based on your experience. Relocation assist provided.

Company:

Custom Savory Flavors (Beef, Poultry, Pork, Vegetable, Dairy, Cooked, Ethnic & Specialty Condiment, Kosher Certified, Clean Label, etc,) utilizing reaction technology & vacuum pan drying. These Flavors (mostly dry blended & some wet) are used in numerous applications including soups, sauces, gravies, seasoning blends, marinades and flavor systems  for seafoods, meats, prepared foods and vegetarian products.

Position Reports:


To the R& D Manager

Summary:

Responsible for customer project management, creating, matching and improving savory and other blends, and for sampling existing products.                                                                         Performs information research & related computer-based inquiries.                                                                                           Assists sales and marketing with presentations, demos, food shows and other creative projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


<> Create formulations and write formulas.

<> Sensory analysis of new products.

<> Work alongside the Senior Flavorist to assist in flavor development education.

<> Derive applications to showcase new products.

<> Technical service phone calls, visits to customers, & presentations.

<> Computer-based ingredient and food trends research.

<> Communicate with all departments of the plant.

<> Store lab inventory and requisition ingredients, packaging, and miscellaneous supplies.

<> Follow daily and weekly cleaning schedule.

<> Train lab personnel

<> Make, package, ship samples when needed (20 lbs or less).

<> In addition to the specific tasks described herein, every employee is expected to perform other tasks as needed by management as part of the employee’s normal work responsibilities.

 

Absences:

To be covered by the R&D Manager

Job Qualifications and Requirements:


Education and Experience:

Requires B.S. in Food Science, or related degree and/or experience.

Reasoning skills. Understanding of lab techniques, food chemistry, and food hygiene and ingredients.

Sensory (tasting) skills.
Computer research capability.

Physical Requirements:

 

Able to sit (15%), stand (70%), walk (10%) for 8 hours.

 

Machines and Tools Used:


Lab equipment (blenders, scales).

Computers.  Office equipment.         

Pilot plant equipment.

 

Contact:

Terri Sherman, Vice President-Industrial Foods, Ingredients & Flavors, Tom Sloan & Associates, tsherman@tsloan.com, 920-261-8890

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