Sr Research Scientist I
Company: Noble Hearts HR Consulting
Posted on: June 19, 2022
Our client adds taste and flavors to products. They are looking
for people motivated to contribute, grow, think, create, and lead.
They seek out visionaries, pioneers, catalysts, and leaders. This
is a strong national brand, solid business, and growing.
About the Company:
This company is a leading international supplier of value-added
flavors and ingredients, serving the global food and beverage
industries. Their objective is simple: to make clients' food,
drink, and nutritional products taste great. To achieve this, we
employ some of the industry's most creative minds. Independently
owned this company has the benefit of over 130 years of flavor
industry expertise. The American headquarters is in Wauconda,
Illinois, with additional facilities in Chicago, Illinois;
Rochester, New York; Hamilton, Ohio; and Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Internationally, we have operations in the UK, Ireland, Italy and
The Research Scientist's primary responsibility will be to lead
savory process science and technology within the organization in
order to help develop novel flavors and innovative processing will
be accomplished by collaborating with members of the operations and
wider R&D Team (analytical, sensory, applications, and flavor
creation). The Research Scientist will be required to identify and
engage with external research organizations and academic
institutions that can add value to internal projects. The role
requires an in-depth knowledge of unit operations within the food
and flavor industry.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Lead internal savory process science and technology research
program as well as external research collaborations. Perform
benchtop, pilot, and production scale research in areas such as
acid/enzyme hydrolysis, Maillard reactions, filtration,
concentration, spray drying, and pan drying.
Provide technical leadership for troubleshooting the scale-up or
production of novel flavors.
Work closely with cross-functional teams (operations/engineering,
analytical chemistry, sensory, applications & flavor creation) to
achieve desired results.
Lead work ranging from fundamental research to food
Prepare research reports and present analysis of results.
Keep abreast of scientific advances in the areas of food science,
flavor chemistry, and processing technology, and disseminate them
throughout the organization.
Lead multiple projects independently in terms of planning,
analysis, and communication.
Required Skills and Experience:
BS degree in Food Science/Engineering or related discipline (MS/PhD
In depth knowledge of unit operations in the food and flavor
industry, in particular acid/enzyme hydrolysis and dehydration
8+ years' experience in food/flavor industry with practical
application of scientific methods.
Experience with advanced analytical techniques desirable, i.e., gas
Extensive experience preparing research trial plans, executing
experimental work, analyzing data, preparing trial reports and
Needs to show a high degree of proactive thinking and great
High level of communication skills: communicates clearly and
concisely in both oral and written form.
Possesses excellent presentation skills, effectively
Okay with regular travel between manufacturing locations in Chicago
and R&D center in Wauconda.
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website
below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept
applications through our website.
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