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%


For more information, please contact Moira McGrath at  OPUS International, Inc. at (954) 428-3888 or moira@foodscience.com