Food Scientist

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Job Description: 
  • Create formulas and develop prototype and benchtop samples of custom fortified dietary supplement blends and functional nutrients
  • Develop strategic partnerships with external industry leaders and internal stakeholders to generate new and innovative opportunities
  • Determine the maturity or stability of raw ingredients; evaluates the safety, quality, and nutritional value of finished products 
  • Interact with cross functional teams (including quality, procurement, supply chain, and manufacturing) to resolve issues that may arise during new product development or existing product improvement 
  • Conduct sensory testing, texture analysis, and color analysis of different gummy supplements 
  • Comply with company procedural guidelines, laboratory procedures, and safety programs 
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Chemistry or related area required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience working with Genesis software or similar software 
  • At least three years of related experience highly preferred 
  • Experience working within the natural foods channel, dietary supplement, or pharmaceutical industry 
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision plan 
  • Supplemental insurance plans: Accident Advantage, Cancer Protection, Critical Care Protection, Short Term / Long Term disability
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Simple IRA retirement plan, with matching contributions
  • Paid time off, starting at 10 days per calendar year
  • Volunteer time off, up to 5 days per calendar year
This individual will occasionally be asked to travel from our Mt. Vernon facility to our Purdy facility.

Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

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