Job Title: Food Scientist/Sr. Food Scientist
Industry Sector: Natural/Organic Food & Beverage
Job Categories: Scientist/Chemist/Technician

 Contact Information
Company Name: Miyoko's Kitchen
  Web Site: http://www.miyokoskitchen.com

Job Description
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The Position: Food Scientist/Sr. Food Scientist

The Sr Food Scientist position would lead the department in developing new products and bringing them to market. The right person would be organized and able to manage a product and direct the team, be able to "think outside of the box" in finding new approaches to making food. Microbiology and fermentation knowledge helpful. 

We cannot stress enough that the right cultural fit is important: we are seeking someone with an interest in plant-based lifestyles and who cares about impacting the world positively with sustainable food products.

Our Food Scientist will actively work with cross-functional teams including quality assurance and production in the development of new product formulations and/or reformulations of existing products; product stabilization and training staff to identify commercialized-ready products. The ideal candidate would have prior relevant experience in an established company


BS or MS in Food Science/technology or closely related field with at least 3 years experience and Senior Scientists should have 10 years or more of R&D experience in the food experience.

Knowledge of microbiology or fermentation.

Demonstrated experience in product development and formulation from concept to completion. 

Working knowledge of the Code of Federal Regulations, experience with food safety, HACCP and quality regulations/programs is a plus.

Prior professional experience supporting the development of vegan cheese and or other vegan product is a plus.

Ability to lift up to 25 pounds and be on your feet.

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a current resume and brief cover letter.

Job Location: Petaluma, CA
Country: United States
Position Type: Full Time
Employee May Telecommute: No
Job seekers must live within: 25 miles
Required to Relocate:
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Minimum Experience Required: 3-5 years


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