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Director Of Product Development, California

Director Of Product Development, California

Our client is a venture-backed startup with decades of experience in cell biology, tissue engineering, media development, food science, bioreactor design, and more. They are united by their collective drive to solve difficult problems, ask tough questions, and apply cutting-edge science and engineering. The candidate will have the freedom to dream big and do the best work of their life.

In this role, the candidate will be responsible for enhancing the texture, taste, functionality, and appearance of our client’s product formulations, with a particular emphasis on plant-based meat components. They will conceptualize, design, and conduct experiments and sensory studies around in-house and conventional products and establish/maintain quality and food safety standards.

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Senior Manager/Team Lead R&D Food Scientist, Pennsylvania

Senior Manager/Team Lead R&D Food Scientist, Pennsylvania

The Sr. Manager / Team Lead R&D Food Scientist will lead the team of the R&D Food Scientists supporting the Marketing Team. This individual must have a deep knowledge of food processing and procedures (preferably with frozen foods, specifically ice cream) and accept accountability for driving product solutions from development all the way through marketplace availability including customer and consumer receptivity to quality, taste, and positioning.

This individual must possess a natural curiosity of consumer understanding and a deep knowledge in business acumen. They will develop and implement the New Product Development (NPD) process in alignment with the Stage Gate process, as well as partner with procurement in the implementation of the commodity, consumer packaging, and ingredient purchase processes for our client.

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Food Vertical Business Development Coordinator, New Jersey

Food Vertical Business Development Coordinator, New Jersey

The Food Program Business Development Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Food Industry Vertical, coordinating food vertical activities including the QSE Food Network, Food Industry Sales, Business Development and Marketing Activities, online training enrollment and developing food regulatory skills to serve as food account manager and/ or serve as food safety instructor when capable.

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Senior Microbiologist, Applied Research, Columbus, Ohio

Senior Microbiologist, Applied Research, Columbus, Ohio

Our client’s nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on their leading brands to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life. 

They currently have an opportunity for a Senior Microbiologist Applied Research.  In Research & Development (R&D) their ambition is providing innovative high-quality products, creating sustainable value, delivering superior user experience, and enhancing health outcomes at all stages of life.

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Senior/Principal Food Scientist, California

Senior/Principal Food Scientist, California

Our client is where some of the world’s smartest, most passionate people are pioneering the future of food. They are scaling up and optimizing their process to provide sustainable, safe, and humane meat products to the world. 

The client is a venture-backed startup with decades of experience in cell biology, tissue engineering, media development, food science, bioreactor design, and more. They are united by their collective drive to solve difficult problems, ask tough questions, and apply cutting-edge science and engineering. At this company, you’ll have the freedom to dream big and do the best work of your life.

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Regulatory Scientist, Illinois

Regulatory Scientist, Illinois

Our client is a $300 million manufacturer of bakery dry products, well known in the retail market. Categories include baking mixes (cake, brownie, cookies, muffins, etc.) ready-to-spread frostings, pancake and waffle mixes, breakfast syrup, and baking ingredients. They manufacture the majority of its products from its facility in Ohio where the company employs 255 full-time employees. Our client was formed in August 2018 to acquire a portfolio of some of the most well- known brands. Categories include baking mixes, ready-to-spread frostings, just to name a few. 

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Associate Director Quality Assurance – Mid-Atlantic States Area

Associate Director Quality Assurance – Mid-Atlantic States Area

Join a fast paced multi-million dollar food manufacturer of dips and spreads in the Mid-Atlantic States. Our client offers comprehensive benefits, a great company culture, and a diverse group of people who take ownership to create something awesome. They are committed to individuals ‘being at their best’ by bringing fresh ideas to the table and turning their passion for food into results that matter.

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Product Developer III – Mid-Atlantic Area

Product Developer III – Mid-Atlantic Area

Are you a highly motivated person that likes culinary arts, science, and innovation? Our client is looking for a R&D Product Developer to work on product innovation, developing and commercializing new products, researching and problem solving cross-functionally towards continuous improvement of our processes.  As part of the team, the ideal candidate will support our client’s global business functioning as their R&D lead.         

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Food Scientist, California

Food Scientist, California

Our client is a multifaceted company with over a quarter of a century history and rich tradition in the food ingredients industry. They are a multi-dimensional manufacturing enterprise dealing in proprietary, value-added food blends and a widely diverse range of ingredients. They seek a Bakery/Food Scientist in their Los Angeles area R&D center.

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Scientist, R & D, Dairy, Northeast

Scientist, R & D, Dairy, Northeast

Our client is a fast-growing dairy and beverage manufacturer in the Northeast. They are on a high trajectory of growth, looking to grow nationally. They seek a scientist with an entrepreneurial spirit, who loves hands-on work developing new dairy products as well as improving current products.

The Scientist role in R&D is responsible for the design and delivery of new ice cream and beverage products and flavors to market as well as optimizing existing products as a member of the Research & Development group. This technical expert will focus on translating consumer and market insights rapidly into technical product solutions that delight the target consumers and meet the business needs.

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Senior Scientist Dairy, Northeast

Senior Scientist Dairy, Northeast

Our client is a fast-growing dairy and beverage manufacturer in the Northeast. They are on a high trajectory of growth, looking to grow nationally. They seek a scientist with an entrepreneurial spirit, who loves hands-on work developing new dairy products as well as improving current products.

The Senior Scientist role in R&D is responsible for the design and delivery of new ice cream and beverage products and flavors to market as well as optimizing existing products as a member of the Research & Development group.  This technical leader will focus on translating consumer and market insights rapidly into technical product solutions that delight the target consumers and meet the business needs.

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Senior Food Engineering Scientist, Washington

Senior Food Engineering Scientist, Washington

A seasoned food industry professional with shared responsibility for initiation and execution of automation development and/or improvement in support of our clients strategic plan focused on commercial kitchen automation in the global Food Service industry. i.e. our clients food science expert.

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Senior Research Scientist, Coffee – Illinois

Senior Research Scientist, Coffee – Illinois

Our client is a leading food and agri-business, supplying food ingredients, feed and fiber to over 19,800 customers who range from multi-national, world famous brands to small family run businesses.

Established in 1989, their team of 74,500 full-time, seasonal, and contract employees have built leadership positions in many of our businesses such as Cocoa, Coffee, Cotton, Edible Nuts and Spices.

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Vice President, Technical Services – Midwest

Vice President, Technical Services – Midwest

Our client is a multifaceted company with over a quarter of a century history and rich tradition in the food ingredients industry. They are a multi-dimensional manufacturing enterprise dealing in proprietary, value-added food blends and a widely diverse range of ingredients. They are currently seeking a VP Technical Services for their R&D facility in the Midwest.

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