Food Scientist Resume Samples

A Food Scientist is hired to improve food quality and packaging and to originate new products. The job description entails ensuring products comply with safety standards and developing improved food processing, storage, and transportation methods. A well-drafted Food Scientist Resume – researching new cost-reducing manufacturing processes that meet the regulatory and customer requirements, communicating with relevant parties regarding food quality; arranging and shipping sales samples; updating and maintaining MRP systems; adhering to GMP and other safety protocols, and performing all other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – the ability to use internal and external sources and to make technical scientific advances; knowledge and understanding of data science; willingness to travel overnight and to work night and weekend shifts for special projects; and strong communication skills. A Bachelor’s degree in agricultural science or chemistry is commonly required.

Food Scientist Resume example

Food Scientist Resume

Headline : Seeking a Senior technical leadership role in the consumer packaged goods industry. Proficient in operation and maintenance of analytical instruments, GC, and GC-MS. Certified SQF practitioner and HACCP certified.

Skills : Microsoft Office, SAS, STATA, ArcGIS, And R. Fluent In French And Spanish.

Description :

    1. Worked closely with Operations and Quality Control to ensure newly commercialized products were scaled up correctly and within customer's specifications.
    2. Worked on internal cost reduction projects to least-cost formulate both new and existing products.
    3. Managed the sample generation team (2-3 technicians), who created all samples that were sent to customers or used for in house cuttings/demos.
    4. Worked with procurement to continually source ingredients that would meet the quality standards of internal and external customers while managing ingredient costs.
    5. Trained junior scientists in the areas of formulation, ingredient functionality, analytical testing, sensory methods, and organoleptic testing.
    6. Commercialized 3+ million pounds of incremental sales through various channels yearly (foodservice/national account, poultry/seafood processors, Deli).
    7. Adjusted the formulation for a tempura system used by a major poultry processor due to their new plant being at a higher altitude.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Culinary Arts


Food Scientist Resume

Headline : Seeking employment as a Quality Supervisor in the food industry. 4 years experience in Nutrition Product Development, Quality, and Scientific Relations - Manager. Experienced in developing supplement capsules, powders, dairy and cereal-based snacks, and nutrition products.

Skills : Microsoft Office, PC's & Office Equipment.

Description :

    1. Conducted food technology experimentation and assisted flavor and food scientists in developing new flavor ingredients and new food technologies.
    2. Performed chemical and biochemical assays and determines physical properties of ingredients and finished food products in order to evaluate and improve the quality of existing food products and related processes and to develop new products and processes.
    3. Used beverage application skills and creativity to develop prototypes for line extensions and cost reductions.
    4. Weighed, blended, and processed raw ingredients to formula specifications.
    5. Produced commercially sterile canned products and performed thermal process simulations.
    6. Worked with customers to develop coffee/dairy, protein, and tea beverages.
    7. Packaged products for shipment to user locations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS in Human and Consumer Sciences/Nutrition


Food Scientist Resume

Objective : Looking for a full-time permanent position where knowledge and skills will be used. A highly organized and efficient team player with a reputation for integrity, dependability, and a strong work ethic. Flexible and versatile team player who will work hard and excel in any environment.

Skills : Excel, SAP PLM, Product Vision, Microsoft Office, SAP.

Description :

    1. Contract Position Executing R&D activity at lab scale.
    2. Involvement with product development process and commercialization of food products for the foodservice and retail markets.
    3. Prepared prototypes, shelf-life testing, and analytical testing.
    4. Conducted tests, compiled data from experiments and /or procedures, report results, interpret data, draw conclusions and make recommendations for the next steps.
    5. Communicated results of tasks in oral and written form.
    6. Understood the scope of the project in order to provide input into the design of experimental work.
    7. Prepared formulations for Developments.
    8. Investigated new raw materials.
    9. Maintained a supply of required raw materials/analytical supplies/shipment supplies.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MBA in Business Administration

Food Scientist Resume

Objective : Technically creative product development professional with 20+ years of experience in the food manufacturing and foodservice industries. As a Chef, have applied many hundreds of treatments to food products of all cuisines' of the current hot trends list. As a Food Technologist has applied these techniques in manufacturing processes including topical, injected, tumble vacuum of liquid along with shelve stable sauces of all varieties.

Skills : Food Science, Culinary Arts, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Developmental projects encompassed avocado, mashed potatoes, battered French fries, vegetables, and fruit from benchtop to scale-up to manufacturing to launch.
    2. Led on four avocado projects that went to commercialization.
    3. Reformulated all mashed potato SKU's for cost reduction, which increased sales by 20%.
    4. Provided technical support for sales and marketing calls and written presentations.
    5. Wrote experimental orders for up to five Technicians and follow-up documentation as needed for projects.
    6. Acted as Project lead person, while interacting with Marketing, Sales, Quality Assurance, Microbiologists, Purchasing, Engineers, Plant Personnel, and Plant Operators.
    7. Managed projects using the Tom Sumter NPI System: Project Leader, Project Manager, and Technical Leader.
    8. Managed projects through the stage and gate system.
    9. Wrote Idea Generation Briefs, Project Briefs, and Project Plans including charts.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS in Food Science

Food Scientist Resume

Objective : Seeking a Food Scientist position to utilize nutrition and food science education as well as a background in the food industry. Self-motivated with exceptional communication and computer capabilities.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Customer Service, Type 75 Wpm, Microbiology.

Description :

    1. Reformulated Cup-A-Soup line for the major relaunch.
    2. Removed MSG and HVP from all existing products to meet company directives and customer acceptance.
    3. Developed next-generation soup line.
    4. Created upscale dried soup line extension featuring savory flavors and added components.
    5. Retorted product line to ensure consumer safety.
    6. Refrigerated & Frozen Product Development Reformulated and reduced costs of Food Service Frozen Soups.
    7. Investigated conversion of a product line from food service to retail.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS in Biology

Food Scientist Resume

Summary : Highly motivated, bright, and creative individual with extensive experience in the food science and brewing industry. Able to work effectively on a team and excel in the areas of food-related research and development, production, and product innovation while implementing cost-effective measures and quality control.

Skills : Life Cycle Analysis, Sustainability, Organic farming, Analytical chemistry, Quality control, Quality Assurance, Interview.

Description :

    1. Responsible for maintaining brewery, state, and federal compliance, inventory, and brew sheet paperwork.
    2. Created original beers according to demographics and promotional needs.
    3. Maintained sanitation of all equipment, tanks, and work areas to ensure consistent beer quality.
    4. Fundamental knowledge of plumbing and machinery mechanics/ maintenance.
    5. Collaborated cross-functionally executing projects focused on innovation, emulation, cost savings, quality improvement, and manufacturing utilization.
    6. Developed instant oatmeal and ready-to-eat breakfast cereal from concept through commercialization.
    7. Conducted pilot plant and plant tests leading to the launch of new or improved products.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS in Food Science & Technology

Food Scientist Resume

Summary : A public health professional is fluent in Spanish and French with experience analyzing population and laboratory data to shape policy. Currently employed at the Center for Science in the Public Interest conducting research and coordinating advocacy efforts on food safety and disease surveillance policies domestically and internationally. Experience with SPSS, SAS, STATA, ArcGIS, and R.

Skills : R&D Benchtop Reformulations, Starch Applications, Baking, Sensory Evaluations, Food Safety, Food technology, Food Processing.

Description :

    1. Supported new opportunities for ingredient sales, by developing texture and stabilization solutions for customers in product categories including dressings, sauces, icings, bakery, confections, and beverage.
    2. Involved in the development of customers' products from benchtop through plant trials.
    3. Managed the product development cycle of new TIC Gums products from the benchtop development through commercialization, including setting in-process and finished product specifications.
    4. Managed and oversaw daily operations of a Lab Technician.
    5. Responsible for training, performance evaluations, and fostering career development activities.
    6. Interfaced with Quality Assurance and Engineering when technical support is needed on continuous improvement of manufacturing.
    7. Assisted Sales on customer visits by providing technical support on specific product development projects and presenting scientific training to customers on the use of hydrocolloids in food applications.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MBA in Business Administration

Food Scientist Resume

Headline : Have been employed as a food industry professional for more than 20 years with experience consisting in Quality Assurance, Food Safety, Regulatory, Product Development, and Nutrition.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, Baking.

Description :

    1. Created labels for new products and maintain the existing label database which included product facts panels, ingredient and allergen statements, along with other packaging information.
    2. Researched and advised management in labeling formats as well as other regulatory requirements.
    3. Acted as a company liaison in communication with USDA, FDA, VDACS, and any other regulatory agency as needed.
    4. Maintained compliance with regulatory requirements for processing and packaging control according to regulations and plant policies.
    5. Audited sanitation, hygiene, and food safety procedures of food manufacturing facilities.
    6. Maintained continuous improvement effort on the HACCP system within manufacturing.
    7. Trained associates in sanitation, Good Manufacturing Practices, HACCP, and food safety.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS in Human Nutrition

Food Scientist Resume

Headline : Well-qualified Food Scientist with experience in R&D, product development, formulating, thermal processing, experimental design, and laboratory procedure. Excellent verbal communicator with occupational interests in fruits, beverage industry, beer, wine, and spirits. Personal qualities: patient, determined, analytical, and always interested in learning.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Genesis R, And D.

Description :

    1. Researched, created taste, and tested products in Tetra Recart packaging including ready to eat soups, side dishes, sauces, entrees, and desserts.
    2. Adjusted and tested for flavor improvements, evaluate nutritional content, and research and test cost-effective ingredients and methods.
    3. Led small and large scale tests prior to production to verify processing time and temperature and to assure flavor quality and commercialization of the product.
    4. Worked closely with potential and current customers to create new products and/or adjust current formulas.
    5. Communicated with suppliers to source and price ingredients.
    6. Attended various conferences to present products and services to potential customers.
    7. Conceptualized protein, pasta, and savory condiment sauce ideas for global QSR clients by incorporating flavorings with culinary techniques.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS in Biology

Food Scientist Resume

Objective : Seeking an entry to mid-level, technical position that will challenge skills acquired as a young scientist and science educator. Possesses excellent communication skills, can deliver information to a broad audience and works effectively on a team.

Skills : QA Manager, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Assisted with the development of new beverage products for key business accounts.
    2. Assisted with the formulation and analytical testing of tea concentrates.
    3. Responsible for project management, bench-top experiments to analyze protein structural and functional properties.
    4. Achieved results within a limited budget and timeline, while promoting ingredients to customers.
    5. Planned and designed research projects for product development.
    6. Produced development and scale-up, sensory evaluation, analytic testing, statistics, cost improvement, etc.
    7. Managed portfolio of research projects for production systems including nutrition, genetic, quality, and performance evaluations.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    BS In Biochemistry