Analytical Flavor Chemist

Carrollton, TX

Posted: 10/26/2018 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 472.18MR Pay Rate: 60,000 - 75,000

Analytical Flavor Chemist

The Analytical Flavor Chemist will have the following responsibilities:

  • Develop methods to quantify flavor compounds in cultured dairy products
  • Participate in product formulation
  • Conduct sensory analysis
  • Assist in the design of multi-objective experiments
  • Collect samples, schedule testing, and organize data collection across multiple experiments
  • Apply scientific methods in designing and executing experiments
  • Perform bench-top, pilot plant, and full-scale experiments
  • Works with suppliers to customize ingredients for product development
  • Maintain the condition of testing equipment
  • Provide training, guidance, and mentoring for research analysts and technologists
  • The Flavor Chemist reports to the Manager of Research and Development. Daily interaction with employees in R&D, Technical Services, and Engineering is expected.  Occasional travel may be needed

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Mary Rigas at

JO:  472.18MR


  • MS or PhD degree in dairy or food chemistry (preferred), chemistry, biochemistry or a closely related scientific discipline. Postdoctoral or research experience in an industrial laboratory is preferred
  • Experience with GC-MS, HPLC, IC, Mass Spectrometry, and Spectroscopy is required
  • Knowledge of food/milk chemistry is required
  • Experience with sensory evaluation of dairy of food products is required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and professional demeanor are required
  • Knowledge of a statistical software package is preferred

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Mary Rigas at

JO:  472.18MR


Mary Rigas
Section Manager/ Sr. Technical Recruiter

I specialize in connecting talent within the Food and Beverage Industry and proud to be part of CPS, Inc., which is on Forbes Top 20 Recruiting Firms list for 2017.

Being a manager and senior recruiter in the Food & Beverage group, our specialties include product development, quality, nutrition, regulatory, sensory, flavor development and application from entry level to executive.

I am part of a team of seven which provides more positions for candidates to consider and more candidates for client companies to consider.  We pride ourselves in building long lasting relationships and assisting both candidates and client companies in achieving their goals.

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