JO 15431 Sr. Applications Scientist


North Milwaukee area

Salary Range:

Competitive compensation based on your experience

Reports to:

Director of Applications


Develop, direct and assist in the preparation of experiments, applications and demonstrations revolving around new product development and ongoing product improvement. Also assists in sales staff in preparing for customer demonstrations.

Food Scientist with proven success in the Formulation &  Applications of Flavors (Liquid, Pastes, Powders) for finished products such as cheese & other  sauces, salad dressings, soups, bakery, dry mix meals/entrees, beverages etc. for major food companies.


·         Have an extensive knowledge of kitchen and laboratory equipment.

·         Work requires the consistent exercise of discretion and judgment to accurately develop and follow written guidelines and instructions.


·         Computer

·         Microsoft Office products

·         Food Lab Equipment


·         Work requires advanced knowledge in food science.

·         Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years’ experience in a food science applications setting is required.

·         Culinary training is beneficial.

Required Physical Abilities:

·         Limited to light lifting and standing for bench and store work.

·         Clean temperature, conditioned atmosphere.

·         Office/Lab/Kitchen setting.

Required Competencies: Communication

·         Communicates clearly; avoids use of inappropriate words and language.

·         Communicates effectively and appropriately with management.

·         Asks clarifying questions when necessary to gain complete understanding.

Required Competencies: Accountability

·         Accepts responsibility for assigned tasks.

·         Works productively without direct supervision.

·         Follows through on commitments.

Required Competencies: Initiative & Flexibility

·         Embraces challenging assignments.

·         Takes the initiative to solve problems (without exceeding boundaries).

·         Takes quick action when needed, without exceeding boundaries or authority.

Required Competencies:

·         Takes advantage of opportunities to earn the trust and confidence of others.

·         Contributes to building strong morale and team spirit.

·         Builds productive working relationships.

Required Competencies: Self-Development

·         Knows personal strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and limits.

·         Reacts positively to constructive feedback.

·         Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities to improve.

·         Absorbs and understands new information quickly.

Required Competencies: Creativity

·         Comes up with new and unique ideas.

·         Makes connections among previously unrelated resources, processes, and practices.

·         Effectively facilitates or adds value to brainstorming sessions.

·         Challenges historical solutions and conventional mindsets.


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

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