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Location: - (Austin, Texas, South-West United States, USA)
Company: Gpac, Management Recruiters of Sioux Falls, LLP
Open Til: 10-Mar-12
Industry Sector: Food/Processing
Industry Type: Feed
Career Type: Chemist
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: 6
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Since the 1960's our client company has used science and research to enhance nutrition and health for humans and animals. Using cutting edge molecular technology. Our company manufactures more than 500 specialty ingredients used by the feed and food industries and the health, nutrition and beauty markets. The several divisions share a unified vision of improving quality of life by touching half the people of the world every day with our products and services. In just 50 years, rapid growth has had a positive impact on the lives of more than 1.2 billion people throughout the world every day.
Have you ever directly or indirectly managed individuals?
Have you ever done the technical product development?
Do you understand & have experience with rations/formations?
The ideal person would have a good concept and understanding of the following:
1.) Preservation 2.) Process 3.) Nutrition
Someone with solid understanding of Organic acids, chemical reactions feed and/or food preservatives, industrial chemical processing, process improvement.
Lab capabilities - HPLC, chemical testing, Lab technician supervision
*Bonus would be someone that is familiar with making feed/food preservatives and work with organic acids and chemical reactions. FEED ADDITIVES, good operationally, work with production, process type, and industrial processing "hands on" flavorist.
100% of the product will directly go into the feed industry.
Flavor scientists, also known as flavor chemists or flavorists, develop or improve the flavor of certain foods and pharmaceutical items. Because flavor science is as much an art as a science, flavor scientists need to possess a strong creative side along with a solid background in the basic sciences.
The minimum educational requirement for flavor scientist positions is generally a bachelor's degree. Applicants with a 4-year degree in biology, chemistry, food science or a related science. For food science majors, curricula frequently include courses in food engineering, food chemistry and food microbiology.
Employer may prefer candidates with a graduate degree in a food-related major. Schools offer masters and doctoral degrees in food science and food technology. Coursework required to earn a graduate degree could depend on the kind of preparation students received as undergraduates. Flavor scientist candidates must have several years of relevant work experience in the food industry, feed, value added ingredients.
Applicants of interest email resume:
Robin Ver Meer