Scientist - Plant Proteins

  • Job Reference: 425087393-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Mackenzie Stuart
  • Location: Olean, Missouri
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Scientist - Plant Proteins:

Mackenzie Stuart are collaborating with an international Food Ingredients company to seek a Scientist for their rapidly growing Plant Protein R&D team. Offering a dynamic and fast paced environment this is a perfect opportunity for an expert in extrusion technology to join the ever growing plant based industry.

Responsibilities:
  • Development of extrusion technology
  • Process & product development initiatives/commercialization
  • Strategic input to further develop plant protein portfolio & identify new ares of opportunity
  • Leveraging pilot plant experiments to innovative concepts to full scale final products
  • Lead & design experiments to provide solutions along with data reviews, experimental reports
  • Collaborate with internal teams & external customers to provide solutions for technical issues
  • Design plans/systems to initiate NPD or improve manufacturability of existing products
  • Analyze all technical projects and recommend methods & techniques to be used and principles applied
  • Troubleshoot any issues
Requirements:
  • BA degree with +5 years, MS with +3 years or PhD with +1 year industry experience
  • Scientific experience with extrusion technology is essential - knowledge of theories, principles, methods, procedures etc
  • Plant protein experience