Product Development Scientist II Flavor Applications

Baltimore, MD

Posted: 09/05/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 262.23KG Experience:

Job Description

Product Development Scientist II Flavor Applications

The Scientist II will autonomously develop and evaluate flavor systems and proprietary technologies in support of applications for prototype development. You will be tasked with interfacing with customers, R&D teams, and assist in responding to specific project requests.  Assist and leverage the development of new flavors/ingredients and new methodologies and contribute to technically driven business development activities in the Savory Flavor applications area.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop seasonings, flavor systems and model food systems
  • Support new product introduction, quality improvement of existing products, cost optimization of existing process
  • Plan and lead project teams, defining and assessing project requirements, designing and managing experiments
  • Investigating and assessing new ingredients and technologies
  • Provide support on projects performed in other groups with the company, with outside consultants, and/or with vendors
  • Excellent product development support for customers
  • Interface and communicate project status with customers and commercial team
  • Technical Support for formulations to Operation and Quality functions
  • Ability to supervise and instruct and train lower level employees

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

JO:  262.23KG

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • BSc in Food Science/Technology, Food Engineering, Chemistry, or a related field
  • Minimum of 5-10 years’ experience in the food and/or flavor industry including:
    • At least 3 yrs. of Flavor applications in a flavor house AND/OR
    • At least 3 yrs. of Product Development within a consumer products company
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to interpret data and solve complex problems with incomplete information
  • Ability to manage risk in making critical decisions
  • Project management and ability to interact, seek advice, teach, influence, and negotiate
  • Demonstrate the ability to influence across the organization
  • Ability to make presentations that’s cover technical topics, R&D capabilities, etc.
  • An in-depth understanding of ingredients and technology along with their impact on product taste and functionality
  • Knowledge of food industry food ingredients, manufacturing processes, quality assurance product taste and functionality
  • Proficient in product development and commercialization across a wide variety of finished product application categories
  • Intellectual curiosity, flexibility, demonstrated aptitude for complexity and managing in a complex environment, an innovative imagination, and the ability to operate in “grey” space

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

JO:  262.23KG

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Kristen Gawrys

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