Associate Food Scientist-Food & Research

Racine, WI 53403

Posted: 06/10/2024 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 44793

Job Description



The Associate Food Scientist – Research and Development works under the direction of and provides assistance to the Director of Research and Development and the Research and Development Manager. This position creates new formulas and prepares benchtop samples on prototype products and conducts basic experimental design and statistical analysis. In addition, prepares reports, graphs and charts on the basis of testing results.



Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential function. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s)


  1. Perform lab procedures and testing for product parameters including titrateable acidity, moisture, fat, etc.

  2. Create formulas and prepare samples on bench

  3. Conduct basic experimental design and statistical analysis

  4. Prepare graphs, charts on the basis of testing results, and write project closure reports accordingly

  5. Provide assistance to the Director and Manager of R&D productions technology and quality control

  6. Responsible for backing up QA on performing test samples

  7. Responsible for backing up R&D documenting and lab organizing

  8. Taste or smell food/beverage/flavor samples for quality control and new product development



Competency Statement(s)


  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.

  • Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.

  • Sensory – Ability to taste or smell foods or beverages.

  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.

  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.

  • Commitment – Ability to work within company’s policies of customer satisfaction and teamwork within a collaborative environment.



Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science.

Experience: 3 -5 years’ experience in related field preferred.

Computer Skills: Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel.

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