• Food Scientist

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/24/2018 9:47 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Research and Development
  • Overview

    The Food Scientist is responsible for understanding product development and designing products and processes to insure the ability to make products right the first time based upon implementation in plants and launch follow up. This position involves interaction with cross functional teams as well as external suppliers and customers. This role consists of daily bench and analytical work in a lab along with work in manufacturing facilities. The candidate must be able to represent The T.Marzetti Company within the company at meetings and other interactions and in front of suppliers and customers. 


    • To meet with suppliers and stay abreast of emerging technologies and new products that would be beneficial to our current and potential product lines
    • To develop new foodservice salad dressing or sauces by commercializing customer recipes, duplicating competitors’ or other target samples or creating new blue sky products within an established timeline
    • To utilize basic scientific processes and document the formula development process
    • To build and apply knowledge of food safety and spoilage prevention approaches through formulation and processing
    • Regular interface with cross functional departments, specifically the operations and QA teams for pre-processing meetings, trial production and product launches
    • To travel to processing facilities to oversee the implementation of new products in the plant
    • To assist and support presentations to customers


    B.S. in Food Science 

    0-5 years of experience in food product development

    Excellent verbal and communication skills

    Compatible Team Player

    Demonstrates project management/organization and leadership skills

    Flexibility to travel

    Ability to handle multiple priorities and tasks at one time

    Ability to work cross-functionally with other departments and teams

    Proficient in computer skills

    Ability to learn and adapt

    Good problem solving skills

    Working Conditions/Environment

    Works in a normal office, development lab, and plant environment where the employee is regularly required to speak, see, hear, sit, stand, walk and bend while moving about the facility.  The noise level in the office is quiet, while in a plant it is loud. Occasional travel to plants or meetings is required.


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