Our client, based in Central Florida, is a leading manufacturer of frozen foods sold to the grocery and food service industry. They are seeking a Senior Food Scientist to help create and expand their portfolio of value-added food products. As a member of their Research & Development team, the Senior Food Scientist will create and innovate frozen coated foods under a number of brand names. He/she will manage multiple projects simultaneously. Good verbal and written communication skills are required, as he/she will work collaboratively and cross-functionally with sales, marketing, supply chain, QA, and operations. Will also interact and engage with customers. Excellent opportunity for future advancement. This position requires tasting seafood, vegetables, and fried foods.
BS Food Science or related field required, Master’s preferred
7+ years of product development experience in the food industry, leadership experience a plus
Genesis experience a plus
Project management skills
Microsoft Office proficiency
Strong communication and presentation skills
Willing to travel 10%