Product Quality Scientist in Chicago IL

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Product Quality Scientist
Job ID: 
Chicago IL
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Job Types:
Food Technol/Scientist, QA/Lab Technologist, Regulatory Affairs/Compliance
Employment Type:
Full Time

Our client, a growing food manufacturing company located in Chicago, IL is looking for an experienced Product Quality Scientist to join their dynamic team.

What we are looking for you to do:

  • Operate as the liaison between the R&D, Operations, and Engineering groups to identify, implement, and scale up quality testing initiatives in our manufacturing facility and co-manufacturing
  • Develop deep understanding of the fermentation, manufacturing processes, and products
  • Act as a technical thought partner to identify future quality testing and efficiencies
  • Develop, recommend, and document quality experimentation and new quality testing processes
  • Critically evaluate existing quality testing and methodology, suggest measures for improvement, and develop methodology to improve testing time, cost, and necessity
  • Critically evaluate current specifications, identify necessary adjustments, execute specification changes, and monitor changes
  • Regularly and efficiently communicate the progress of all implementation efforts to the relevant parties within the organization

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical field (Chemistry, Engineering, Microbiology, or equivalent)
  • 7+ years of experience in food chemistry, biology, food ingredient science, and experience in analytical characterization of bioproducts
  • Food ingredient R&D, QC, Process scale-up, Project Management, and/or continuous improvement experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience within a regulated food manufacturing environment
  • Experience with fermentation processes
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word

What we will offer:

  • An attractive salary, health insurance, 401k package
  • An amazing opportunity to grow your career

If you are someone that is ideal for this position and have a passion to be part of a high potential food company please submit your resume in Microsoft Word format – and don’t forget to include your accomplishments and achievements on your resume! We look forward to hearing from you.

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