OB TITLE: Food Scientist DEPARTMENT: Research & Development
REPORTS TO:Product Development Manager LOCATION: Salem, OR
EXEMPT: Yes JOB TYPE: Full Time
This position is in the Product Development team. It includes responsibilities for maintenance and renovation of our current customer portfolio as well as innovation. The position requires partnering with cross-functional teams in Procurement, Operations, Sales, Business Development, Quality, and Thermal Processing in the development and commercialization of products. The individual will work with supervision to design and execute projects. The individual must possess a strong knowledge of technical principles and be able to apply it towards designing new products or reformulating existing products.
ABILITIES & SKILLS:
WORKING CONDITIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
Work is performed during the day in a laboratory, production, or office environment. Work must be done on site.
The noise level in the work area ranges from quiet to loud. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to stand, reach with hands/arms, and occasionally lift or move up to 40 pounds.
Full time, generally five-day, 40-hour work week with the rare occasion of travel or production support on weekends or evenings to support project trials and production based on business needs.
Candidates are required to pass a drug test prior to beginning employment.
Candidates should be prepared to submit 3-5 contacts for professional references.
ABOUT BAXTERS FOOD GROUP:
Baxters North America in Salem, OR is formerly known as Truitt Bros. Inc. We are a leading contract manufacturer of shelf-stable, thermally processed foods. We are an industry innovator, providing high-quality customized products to a wide variety of food companies across the nation and globe – from start-ups entering the market to the world’s largest brands, to healthcare facilities and private label retailers.
Send cover letter and resume to Dameieon.Scheideman@Baxters.com and Laura.Jenkins@Baxters.com
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