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Associate Food Scientist- Lombard, IL

Company: Griffith Foods
Location: Lombard
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

----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.CUSTOM CULINARY--Por ms de medio siglo, en Custom Culinary nos hemos concentrado en una sola misin: crear las bases, salsas y aderezos ms autnticos y de mejor calidad para nuestros clientes de la industria alimentaria. Desarrollados por nuestros especialistas culinarios para ofrecer un sabor elaborado a partir de cero y resultados inspirados en cuestin de minutos, nuestros productos aportan un aroma, un sabor y una consistencia excepcionales a todos sus platos. El verdadero sabor comienza con Custom Culinary.--Job Title: Associate Food Scientist--Reports To: Product Development Manager--Location: Lombard, IL--Summary: To support Custom Culinary R&D in technical initiatives, raw material replacements management, executes Custom Culinary Product Development projects and technical initiatives to optimized new and current products for Branded and key accounts that support the overall Custom Culinary business strategy.------Essential Duties & Responsibilities:--Works with limited supervision to prepare formulas for ongoing product development needs.Understanding of key scientific principles associated with food & ingredientsResponsible for developing proficiency in all aspects and functions of Custom Culinary product development including but not limited to developing, duplicating and cost reducing our products to meet customer needsFunctions as an associate scientist to develop new and optimized products in execution of technical activities that support Branded and customized products for key accounts that align with the overall Custom Culinary business strategy.Applies science, culinary, critical thinking, and engineering knowledge to deliver the highest quality products that are based in research, ease of manufacturing, quality control, packaging, nutritional requirements, regulatory requirement, USDA and FDA applications.Works with some independence, exercising ingenuity and judgement in the approach to tasks. Responsible for the design, planning, execution, and reporting of experiments.Works within multiple priorities, projects and timelines concurrently.Refines or reformulates until desired flavor and characteristics are achieved for our customers or branded portfolioCommunicates project progress internally to manager, co-workers, and externally as directed.Follows Product Development processes to ensure efficiencies and effectiveness of function.Produces formula cost information; works with purchasing, finance, and sales teams to help establish final product pricing; initiates new item forms for all product introductionsMaintains GLP's, GMP's, and all required laboratory records, using electronic systems and written protocols.Supports department activities and objectives including product maintenance, cost savings initiatives and innovation as defined by the organizations long range plans.Acts as a consultant to colleagues on appropriate current materials and vendors to use to meet technical and commercial requirements. May approve new raw materials, aid in definition of raw material status, rationalization of category and consult in Quality related issues.Represents Product Development in professional business relationships with Custom Culinary customers and suppliers, academics, government, and corporations in the food industry.Responsible for maintaining the security of all information regarding product formulas and related confidential information.Ensure safety, quality, legality, and authenticity of products in accordance with regulations and standards, as this role dictates.----Requirements: --Education and/or Experience----BS in Food Science, Food Technology, Food Chemistry, Culinology or related technical degree.----Other Requirements----Culinary experience is beneficial--------EOE Vet/Disability EEO Notice of RightsEEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Keywords: Griffith Foods, Lombard , Associate Food Scientist- Lombard, IL, Other , Lombard, Illinois

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