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Senior Research Food Scientist - Applications & Innovation

Kelly Services
Augusta, GA 30914
**Senior Research Food Scientist - Applications & Innovation**


**Full Time / Direct Hire**


**Location: Augusta, Georgia**


**Responsibilities:**


+ Work with new sweetening and flavor ingredients to produce new innovations, blends, physical product forms and final products.

+ Developing new product prototypes to highlight the value proposition of the ingredient. Product prototypes may be many different types of food and beverage including still beverages, carbonated beverages, dairy, hydration beverages, bakery, confectionary, among others.

+ Supporting sales team initiatives with formulation knowledge and solving customer challenges

+ Ability to quickly optimize formulations, bring innovative solutions, and interact at an international level with many different large and small customers


**Required Qualifications:**


+ Ability to use basic formulation and laboratory skills (e.g., analytical balance) to create food and beverage products such as carbonated soft drinks, ice cream, confectionary, and bakery items.

+ Strong understanding of food science and how ingredients interact and ability to apply this knowledge to solving challenges in food and beverage formulation with new ingredients

+ Ability to quickly respond to new and challenging formulation projects

+ Excellent communication skills; both oral and written is required.

+ Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are required.

+ Computer skills and an in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Windows based programs are required.

+ Requires effective time management skills, personal conduct, and change management abilities.

+ Ability to effectively interact with co-workers, vendors, contractors and other business contacts.

+ Must comply with Manus Bios core values for the safe and efficient operation of the business and maintain sound relationships among and with employees.


**Preferred Qualifications:**


+ BS or higher degree in a food science discipline or equivalent industrial experience

+ Experience working in food formulation laboratory

+ Innovative mindset and a positive outlook towards finding solutions

+ Interest and general knowledge of the food and beverage marketplace and ingredient marketplace

+ Working knowledge of natural sweeteners and flavors ideal

+ Understanding of basic sensory test methodology and application to product development


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2022-05-04 Expires: 2022-06-04

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