Food ScientistNow Recruiting for a Food Scientist
The Wheat Marketing Center (WMC) is searching for a strong researcher to join the technical team as a Food Scientist. The Food Scientist will have the opportunity to work with a team of internationally recognized experts in wheat, milling, flour, and end product quality to deliver research and technical courses to stakeholders around the world using state-of-the-art analytical equipment and pilot scale production lines.
Interested parties should review the qualifications below and submit a CV and cover letter highlighting the experience and value they would bring to the technical team to Brent Haugen at email@example.com.
WMC, located in the historic Albers Mill Building in Portland, OR, is a non-profit that acts as a bridge between wheat growers and customers. WMC is a technical crossroads of the wheat world linking wheat producers, consumers, millers and end product manufacturers. WMC focuses on promoting U.S. wheat by demonstrating its quality and functionality in end products, including Asian noodles, crackers and biscuits, tortillas and flatbread, and many other baked goods. Pilot scale production lines, state-of-the-art quality testing equipment, and internationally recognized technical expertise provide great value to our state wheat commission partners, wheat industry stakeholders, consumers, and milling and food manufacturers around the world.
About the Position
The Food Scientist is a key part of the technical team that delivers the wheat research and technical education program at the Wheat Marketing Center. S/he is responsible for organizing and planning research activities (in cooperation with the Technical Director), conducting laboratory work for research projects, communicating with team members and customers as needed, and assisting in the delivery of course curriculum. S/he works closely with the Technical Director to develop and design research projects to meet the needs of customers and address market needs and/or opportunities.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Research – Plan and conduct projects on a range of wheat flour based products
Consulting – Depending on expertise, provide technical consulting to customers at WMC and at customers’ facilities
Qualifications and Skills Required
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