Pace Analytical Services, LLC

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Food Scientist - Experienced

at Pace Analytical Services, LLC

Posted: 8/8/2018
Job Reference #: 2796
Keywords: food

Job Description

  • ID
    2018-2796
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-MN-Golden Valley
    Category
    Science
  • Overview




    The Food Technologist acts as a key member of the R&D team, working at the company's technology centers. Experienced technologists work in a variety of potential areas- new product development, established product improvement, new technology, and cost savings areas.




    Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm (flexible)



    Note: This position is expected to be one year in length

    Responsibilities


    • Prototype development at the bench

    • Producing product for consumer research

    • Assisting in plant trials and commercialization

    • Formulation work

    • Physical and analytical testing

    • Documentation of experiments and pilot plant runs

    • Communication with suppliers

    • Mandatory GMP and safety documentation

    Qualifications



    • Bachelor's degree in Food Science or related science

    • 9+ years of experience

    • Experience in salty snack mixes, dry seasoning, coating, and frying is a plus

    • Demonstrated strong organizational skills for product development and pilot plant runs

    • Good interpersonal and teamwork skills

    • History of strong collaborations with company vendors/suppliers

    • Demonstrated ability and familiarity with food product formulation

    • Basic understanding of food science principles and the experimentation process

    • Takes initiative in technical problem solving

    • Proficient in basic computer skills- Excel, Word, and general computer application software

    • Good written and communication skills

    • US Citizenship required


    OFCCP Statement

    Pace Analytical is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, age, religion, sex, veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
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