Associate Food Scientist in Bolingbrook IL

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Kent Corporation
Title: 
Associate Food Scientist
Date: 
10/15/2020
Job ID: 
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Location: 
Bolingbrook IL
Degree: 
B.S./B.A.
Salary: 
Not Specified
Relocation: 
No
Job Types:
Food Technol/Scientist
  1. Focus will be on the implementation of effective manufacturing of food safe products.
  2. Person will also interact heavily with the QC and QA teams as well as Regulatory and Operations. 
  3. Manage technical project requests from product creation through manufacturing with assistance from others, as needed.
    • Meet all necessary criteria of project including but not limited to cost guidelines, nutrition requirements, packaging requirements, shelf life requirements, visual/flavor/texture requirements, outside testing, customer and marketing interaction.
    • As needed, accurately make samples for customer’s evaluation and send accordingly with all required information (letter, label, etc.)
    • Manage, maintain and update all information related to project work (ex:  project file, R&D Brokernet, R&D Marcam System, various R&D spreadsheets related to product, etc.)
    • Enter nutrition information into Genesis system
  4. Research new ingredients and contact ingredient suppliers for information and samples.
  5. Interact with Quality and Regulatory on compliance and plant QA quality issues.
  6. Follow all plant GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) procedures.
  7. Identify root cause of problems and implement corrective action.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

High School Degree Required, Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science or related field preferred

Minimum 1 year of experience developing food products preferred

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