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Ingredients Research Scientist

Company: Russell Tobin & Associates LLC
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

The Scientific Team at Russell Tobin & Associates is hiring a for a contract Ingredient Research Scientist at an established energy food and drink company near Oakland, CA.
The Research Scientist is a part of a talented Research and Development Team and is accountable for managing key areas of ingredient research and quality.

  • Lead new ingredient approval from a technical standpoint
  • Responsible for developing ingredients specifications and ensure that ingredients are compliant to regulatory and internal requirements
  • Work closely with ingredient suppliers to assess critical technical capabilities such as processes, documentation, and ingredient quality parameters
  • Lead new ingredient sourcing and research to support innovation
  • Identify and validate secondary sources of ingredients to maintain supply continuity
  • Manage Nutrition Software database
  • Support other teams such as Co-manufacturers and Brand team with ingredient related questions and problem solving


    • Bachelor of Science or Master of Science degree
    • Experience making food products in an experimental kitchen/lab setting
    • Product development, ingredient application or food quality assurance expeirence
    • Experience and knowledge in food ingredient technical parameters, nutrition, and functionality
    • Experience solving technical problems with nutritional food/beverage related formulas from the food industry
    • Ability to read and understand technical food documents and ingredients specifications
    • Comfortable working on a computer
    • Working within Genesis is a plus

      Additional Details:

      • Contract opportunity with potential for extension
      • Hybrid position – will be working in the office 60% of the time
      • Russell Tobin & Associates offers benefit options to our employees after 60 days.

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Keywords: Russell Tobin & Associates LLC, Oakland , Ingredients Research Scientist, Other , Oakland, California

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