Food Science Jobs Listings

Food Technologist Savory

Food Technologist, Savory – Chicago area – 2315 
Manage/Coordinate flavor applications and associated technical support of diverse project initiatives for the Savory category. Develop application bases to showcase flavors and technologies in Savory products. Create new product concepts to support marketing initiatives based on trends for proactive presentations. Establish and maintain network of pertinent working relationships with technical community. Leverage internal and external resources to bring insight, expertise and efficiency into project. Actively participate on technical selling team to develop strategic relationships and customer intimacy for customers. Keep abreast of technical knowledge in terms of ingredients, formulations and processes relating to savory products. Facilitate lab maintenance, building and environmental safety standards.


Food Scientist

Food Scientist Job – Iowa – 2319
Assure customer satisfaction through professional communications with the customers, suppliers and employees including Sales, production, customer service and alternate plant facilities. Become an expert at formulating our products for customer’s applications. Demonstrate appropriate competency in ingredient functionality and selection. Maintain full independent account responsibility. Achieve understanding of our customers products and processing. Represent R&D at customer visits and/or plant trials. Impact cost through formulation. Support customer training presentations. JOB REQUIREMENTS: Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Culinary Science, Biology, Chemistry or related field, and minimum of two years’ experience and/or training in food science.  Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Nutrition, or related Science.  Food science jobs experience is a plus for this position.


Rgulatory Analyst

Regulatory Analyst – Oak Brook, Illinois – 2324
Maintenance of GL Apps – Adding/changing supplier Business Partner relationships for raw materials, adding Business Partner information for new customers. Maintenance of DAX formulas – executing formula revisions and exporting new formulas to DAX, request local numbers as needed for raw materials to be added to DAX. Manage kosher/halal information for both raw materials and finished products, including raw material supplier changes and any kosher/halal implications. Maintenance of GL Apps – review of formula format, adding/changing formula and raw material Regulatory descriptors, running weekly report to track notification of formula additions/revisions. Raw material document management (day-to-day) includes maintenance of the Raw Material Document Approval system, maintenance of Raw Material Spreadsheet, maintenance of raw material regulatory descriptors in GL Apps, follow-up with Flavorist/Application Scientist to secure new raw material documents, contacting vendors when information is needed. Raw material document management (ongoing) – contact vendors to request updated paperwork on a routine basis to maintain accurate information and to be aware of changes. This position will work in conjunction with the Process Compliance Analyst as needed. Education: Preferably B.S. Degree in Food Science/related field or Associates Degree; 3-5 years related experience preferred. Experience in food industry; Regulatory environment experience a plus.

Sr Director Ingredient & Product Science

Sr Director Ingredient & Product Science – Wisconsin – 2328 
Develops and implements research strategies for key ingredient sets against business strategy, to protect and grow the business. Partners within Science and with Technology, CBUs, Commercial, IP to align on strategies and ways of working with a clear focus on deliverables and impacts to the business while considering synergies and efficiencies between groups. With Ingredient Science leaders, partners with Commercial to develop strong relationships with suppliers and established collaborations with universities and MARI to lead external research in support of stated objectives. Leads Product Science to deliver cutting edge product technologies against business objectives. Unlocks technologies to drive adjacencies and transformations for the future innovation pipelines. Develops long-term ingredients-based strategic vision, based upon sound technical and business insights (which shall be kept up to date and relevant). Identifies future breakthrough technologies and drives progress against clear action plans, deliverables, milestones, and objectives. Manages (through Ingredient Science Sr Managers) the ingredient portfolios to provide optimal, highest value, cutting edge ingredients for use in our products globally. Partners with Commercial and Global Quality to ingredient specifications and MQM processes in line with corporate policy.


Quality Manager

Quality Manager Job – Milwaukee Wisconsin area – 2333 
Primary USDA/FDA point of contact which includes but not limited to communication of schedule and participates in weekly USDA exit meeting. Maintain compliance with all applicable VAN, SQF and regulatory requirements. Oversee of plant SQF implementation and maintenance. Responsible for validating major changes to the food safety plans, quality plans and food safety fundamentals. Apply Lean Six Sigma principles to the key major processes to identify and eliminate waste, improve performance, and create an environment of growth and continuous improvement. Perform daily plant walk-throughs – focus on food safety, food quality, worker safety, and sanitation, quality and security issues. Address problems/issues on the spot with QC techs/Leads/Supervisors. Demonstrated high performance and commitment to continuous improvement. Participate in the scoping of Lean Six Sigma initiatives and creating work plans, including deliverables, key activities, timelines and results, and support the project leader to drive initiative to completion. Maintain fundamental food safety/quality programs such as the Master Cleaning Schedule/Sanitation SOP, GMPs, Integrated Pest Management, Food Safety/Quality Consumer Complaints, Recall/Traceability, Chemical Control, Allergen Control, Supplier Certification; FM Control. Maintain HACCP program. Coordinate responses to USDA and FDA; prepare and review all NR’s for accuracy and consistency with production management before submitting.


Sr. Quality & Food Safety Specialist of New Product Innovation

Sr. Quality & Food Safety Specialist of New Product Innovation – Minneapolis Minnesota – 2336
Support food safety activities associated with our global pilot facilities in the establishment of food safety related programs and processes. Support the development of complaint quality and food safety systems within our global pilot plant community. Research and develop controls systems to support quality and food safety risk mitigation in new or novel products and processes. Lead the review of material, process and finished goods food safety and quality risk assessments. Perform training on food safety related topics

Food Technologist, Beverages

Food Technologist, Beverages – Milwaukee WI area – 2341 
Create new beverage product concepts based on trends for proactive presentations. Develop application bases to showcase our flavors and technologies in beverage products. Keep abreast of technical knowledge in terms of ingredients, formulations and processes relating to beverage products. Actively participate on technical selling team to develop strategic relationships and customer intimacy for customers. Facilitate lab maintenance, building and environmental safety standards as required. Deliver presentations in a technical capacity to clients as required. Leverage internal and external resources to bring insight, expertise and efficiency into project executions. Establish and maintain network of pertinent working relationships with technical community. Project management – Manage briefs and champion required actions to meet project objectives. Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, or related Science.

Sr Food Scientist

Sr Food Scientist Job – Minneapolis – 2343 
Works with some independence, exercising ingenuity and judgement in the approach to tasks. Will be responsible for designing, planning, developing prototype formulas, conducting customer product evaluations for approval to commercialize and follow up documentation. Functions as a scientist to develop new and optimized products in execution of technical activities that support branded and customized products for key accounts that align with the overall Custom Culinary business strategy. Implements product formulation activities to drive efficient production of safe and regulatory compliant food products. Applies scientific principles and experience in research, shelf stable intermediate moisture foods, dry food blends, new product development, production technology, quality control, packaging, regulatory, USDA and FDA applications and nutrition in the development of new products. Supports Innovation activities that support the long term strategy of the organization. Works within multiple priorities, projects and timelines concurrently. Maintains GLP’s, GMP’s, and all required laboratory records, using electronic systems and written protocols. Uses technical and problem solving skills to approach projects. Requires a Degree in Food Science, or related field.  Food science jobs experience is a plus for this position.

Food Technologist

Food Technologist – Milwaukee – 2347
Formulate and commercialize new product formulas including: translating bench top recipes to production formulas efficiently, within manufacturing capabilities of company. Document and maintain all Value Added formula’s in company format in the Product Development folders. Complete cost components on new formula’s and have the ability to engineer new product formula’s to desired price point, and within manufacturing capabilities of company. Validate production processing procedures and critical production control points on new items to ensure product attributes are maintained. Assist QA with completion of Value Added product specifications and set specification limits using production data. Develop ingredient declarations for new Value Added products and document background information accordingly. In liaison with QA, approve quality of raw materials and ingredients used in Value Added items. Travel to and work with vendors in the development of ingredients and components. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Nutrition, or related Science. Minimum 5 years’ experience in a food processing or research & development capacity.  Food science jobs experience is a plus for this position.

Food Scientist

Food Scientist – Chicago area – 2350 
This position is responsible for developing and commercializing new and improved products and/or processes with direction from their manager. This covers all stages of product development and process development including writingnew product specifications, and ensuring regulatory labeling and food safety requirements are met. This job requires a B.S. or M.S. in Food Science, Meat Science, Food Engineering or related field. Additional responsibilities include developing samples/prototypes of new products, modifying existing products, optimizing existing products,developing specifications for product production labeling, and compiling cost analysis information. Essential duties include working with and influencing marketing, insights, sales, culinary, FSQA, operations and purchasing departments, coordinating with suppliers of ingredients, ensuring smooth start-up for new product production processes.

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Food Science Jobs Rose's Easy Guide

  Below is a hand picked quick & easy definitive guide to other food science jobs sites/pages. This list is prioritized with the best resources first to save you time; this list was hand picked by career food science recruiter Rose Fanta of RFS Recruiters: – Careers In Food  is one of the leading food manufacturing jobs web sites. It usually ranks on the 2nd page of google for the term food science jobs, but it is a great place to start; use the menu on the left of the page to refine your search, or go to their Advanced Search page to really refine your job search. – Ineed is a good food science jobs resource that links out to many other site/pages. – Glass Door food science job page has slick user interface that lists job titles on left and individual positions on the right. – CareerBuilder is a good resource listing general food science employment.

IFT – Institute of Food Technologists careers page – not a huge volume of jobs here, but a very good career resource for food technologists and food scientists.

Kansas State University – Job Opportunities – usually lists a few food science jobs from the industry.

Food Science Academic - Professor - Higher Education – this page lists both U.S. and international positions; also a lot of academic positions. – Positions in acedmia, professor, etc

Food Science Internships

Purdue University Internships and Full Time Job Opportunities for Food Science Students

University of Maryland Internships and Job Oppurtunities; NOTE: click on the Undergraduate or Graduate link.

Kansas State University – Job Opportunities: Food Science, Internships, Fellowships and Postdoctorals. Scroll down the page to the title: Job Opportunities, here there are bookmark links to the sections: Food Science, Internships, Fellowships; these sections are listed further down the page, so you can either click on the link, or scroll down the page.

Cal Poly jobs and internships.