Full Time

Food Scientist – Manufacturing

Formulate a wide range of liquid products (shampoos, emulsions, dermatological products. Formulate a wide range of food products, experience with food manufacturing. Conduct/evaluate raw material and formula performance and aesthetics. Conduct product development stability testing. Understand the basic principles of good experimental design, data analysis and interpretation. Complete projects within agreed upon timelines. Expected to be able to develop new products, and revise (where necessary) current batch formulations in existing products.

Location

Miami, FL

Salary

$60,000 to $65,000

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Formulate a wide range of liquid products (shampoos, emulsions, dermatological products
  • Formulate a wide range of food products, experience with food manufacturing
  • Conduct/evaluate raw material and formula performance and aesthetics
  • Conduct product development stability testing.
  • Understand the basic principles of good experimental design, data analysis and interpretation.
  • Complete projects within agreed upon timelines.
  • Expected to be able to develop new products, and revise (where necessary) current batch formulations in existing products.
  • Coordinates with Production the trial production runs of the various lab batches and actively monitors the production line for any quality and manufacturing issues.
  • Communicates, in a timely manner, to the President and or VP R&D any quality and manufacturing issues observed in trial lab and production runs.
  • Is responsible for establishing and maintaining comprehensive notes, records, logs and complete folders per R&D product per R&D project.
  • Is responsible for disposing all lab waste in accordance with SOPs, MSDSs and other industry standards.
  • Strictly adheres to safety instructions, dress codes per company SOPs, & cGMPs.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Proficient in MS Office skills including Outlook, Excel, Word
  • Excellent English verbal and writing skills

Ideal Candidate Qualifications

  • Excellent time management
  • Detail-oriented, possessing great organizational skills
  • Has the ability to handle potentially stressful situations
  • Problem solver

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Chemistry or Physics
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in research & development, and product batch formulations

Work Environment/Physical Demands

  • Office Environment at single manufacturing facility.
  • Required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms
  • Able to lift, push and/or pull up to 50 lbs.
  • Specific vision abilities.

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