Actalent Senior Food Scientist Vacancy – Candidates Apply Online

Actalent Senior Food Scientist Vacancy – Candidates Apply Online

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Job Title: Senior Food Scientist

Location: IRON RIDGE, Wisconsin, USA Category Product & Manufacturing Engineering

40.87 USD – 45.67 USD/Hour

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Food Science/ Biology/ Chemistry or related field with relevant 5+ years’ work experience in seasonings, spices, sauces, processed foods, sausage or meat snacks industry preferred

• Knowledge of product specifications, nutrition and labeling for finished products and ingredients

• Demonstrated experience in high-level product development and formulation from concept to completion

• Proven ability to apply food science and food engineering principles to solve problems

• Strong computer skills, especially Excel

• Ability to effectively communicate and interact when working with cross-functional teams

• Well organized with the ability to prioritize projects and adapt to changing deadlines

• Ability to take initiative and work independently

• Willingness to cultivate career-growth opportunities and advancement within a progressive, forward-thinking firm with a proven record of steady growth

Experience Level:

Expert Level


• Work with cross-functional teams in the development of new high-complexity product formulations and/or reformulations of existing products, including commercialization.

• Manage a portfolio of assigned high-level product development projects through the various stages of the product development life cycle.

• Duplicate competitive seasonings and sauces for flavor, texture, color, nutritional content, and adherence to FDA and USDA standards and regulations.

• Facilitate product development by working with suppliers as well as marketing, quality and production.

• Utilizes knowledge of current regulations, product formulation, supplier specifications, customer requirements and Company standards to develop and update finished product ingredient statements and nutritional documents as defined by FDA and USDA, in addition to product specifications and processing procedures.

• Independently initiates, investigates, and implements significant new process improvements, and cost savings projects.

• Working with sourcing, assessing raw material substitutions for usage and formulation consistency

• Coordinate with the Quality Department to comply with HACCP and all Food Safety Programs

• Support operations through project handoff and during production with formulation issues

• Stay up-to-date on new regulations and current events regarding food science by reviewing FDA and USDA regulations.

• Other duties as assigned

Actalent Senior Food Scientist

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