Position: R&D Meat Food Scientist Location: Norfolk, VA Salary:$73K and Up (Depending on Experience) Benefits: Full Benefits, Bonus, Health, 401K, Vacation & more. Relocation: Relocation Assistance is available for this position. Contact: John@SourceRecruitmentSolutions.com Our client, a fast-growing premier food manufacturing company with products sold worldwide, is seeking an experienced R&D Meat Food Scientist for one of their Research Laboratories. This position will support multiple manufacturing plant facilities.
Create new food formulations and samples through R&D.
Identify new ingredients to apply towards new innovative food products.
Document product specifications & processes that will be consistent with the production of various manufactured food products.
Conduct internal & external audits at multiple locations to measure product quality.
Manage food product document control and records, specifications, attaining food safety, verification, product identification trace and incident management.
Work with the R&D team to assure all specifications (ingredient specification, formula specification, making specifications, finished product specifications, trade specifications, labeling specification, proper handling specifications) are accurately developed before product launch.
BS. Degree in a related field of Food Science, Microbiology, Meat Science, Animal Science or Chemistry
3+ years or more experience in R&D or Food Technology from a food manufacturing or food development company.
2+ years of R&D experience with meat products.
Strong knowledge of FDA & US Government regulations, including labeling & nutritional facts with use of Genesis Nutritional Software.
Must be detailed oriented with excellent communication skills.
Excellent technical writing skills.
Experience with MS Office Suite and Excel.
Ability to travel regionally with some overnight stays required.
Ability to relocate in the South Central Region with the employer to cover moving expenses.
Must be currently authorized to work in the USA without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.
If you are interested, please send me your updated MS Word version of your resume and cover letter. Or if you know of someone that would be a great match, please have them contact - John Marino at John@SourceRecruitmentSolutions.com Or apply directly here online by clicking the “APPLY NOW” link: