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Food Scientist (Medina) 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Description Position Overview:
This position, under limited supervision will be responsible for developing complex formulas, processing procedures, and specifications for new products, product enhancement, and cost reduction products with in a USDA facility. The incumbent will also provide advanced technical support to Marketing, Sales, Operations, Culinary, and external customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Develops experimental formulas, processing procedures, and specifications for raw ingredients, subassemblies, and finished products for new product, product improvement, and cost reduction.
• Organizes and manages test runs and commercialization of experimental products.
• Design, validate or modify experimental formulas and processing procedures to develop final specifications for the production of finished products and ensure reproducibility.
• Works with team members to ensure successful start-ups of new products, product improvement, cost reduction, ingredient, formula, specification, or process changes.
• Evaluates, confirms acceptability, and implements proposed ingredients or process for Supplier Optimization.
• Provides advanced technical solutions to production issues. Documents all work according to established procedures and guidelines.
• Will assist in managing food technicians daily work load to assure best utilization of resource and meeting aggressive sample turn around times.
• Manages technical programs and resource requirements for major development activities
• Generates product information including specifications, nutritional sheets and allergen information; sources ingredients; collaborates with co-packers and create dry blends for use in finished products
• Travels to key customers for menu and product ideation
 
Position Requirements A minimum of a BS degree in Food Science or equivalent. Advanced degree preferred or a Culinary Degree with a strong technical / product development background.

A minimum of 5 years progressively more responsible research and development experience in frozen food development. Experience within the Food Manufacturing sector; experience within a USDA regulated facility; experience with dry blending, frozen, and kettle operations preferred. Must possess detailed knowledge of USDA requirements including processing and the development of HACCP plans. Must have a demonstrated track record of driving exceptional customer results and key deliverables. Must possess in depth savory ingredient knowledge that is essential in the development of the unique flavors, the cornerstone of products developed  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Relocation Available No  
Division CC  
Location Medina, OH  
About the Organization GRIFFITH LABORATORIES

Griffith Laboratories is a global manufacturer of food products. We provide a wide range of taste and texture components for food industry customers throughout the world. Our products include seasoning blends, dry mixes, coating systems, dough blends, crumbs, flavors, sauces and food bases that are used in an extensive variety of application from snack foods and processed meat and poultry to ready meals. Our customers include food processors, restaurant operators and grocery retailers. While our name may not be familiar to consumers, our products are key components of foods offered by many of the world's best-known companies.



CUSTOM CULINARY

For more than half a century, we've focused on a single mission at Custom Culinary®: to create the finest-quality, most authentic bases, sauces and gravies for our foodservice and food processing customers. Developed by our culinary specialists to deliver made-from-scratch taste and inspired results in just minutes, our products bring exceptional aroma, flavor and consistency to all your signature dishes. True Taste begins with Custom Culinary®.



INNOVA

Combining modern science and artistic culinary application, the Meat Flavor Experts™ INNOVA provides high impact taste fidelity with its Robust® brand of meat flavors. Profiles are available in every nuance imaginable from specific notes to complex ethnic flavors systems. INNOVA provided a full spectrum of savory flavors through the Savor Notes™ line.



EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability  

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