Food/Beverage Science Technician

Food/Beverage Science Technician

The Food/Beverage Science Technician will be responsible for performing standardized qualitative and quantitative tests to determine physical and/or chemical properties of liquid beverage products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with customers and vendors in all aspects of new product formulation and current product revision
  • Use R&D experience to create prototype samples for customer and internal review
  • Conduct sensory evaluations
  • Develop/validate nutrition/supplement facts labels and claims
  • Work with operations to create/update raw material/batch information for production runs
  • Assist quality department in creating and maintaining required documents including raw material and finished goods specifications and certifications
  • Conduct testing of finished product
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

 Qualifications/Education:

  • 3 years’ experience in beverage and/or dietary supplement industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science or related field
  • Understanding of current beverage/nutritional supplements regulations
  • Experience with Genesis software

 

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and able to multi-task and prioritize
  • Meticulous attention to detail, particularly with regard to product health and safety
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills: verbal, written and listening
  • Receptive to new ideas and adapts to new situations

 

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization