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Senior Food Scientist, Alternative Protein

Resiliency LLC
Wichita, KS
  • Expired: June 08, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Senior Food Scientist, Alternative Protein will innovate alternative protein products. In this position, you will provide technical expertise to new and existing product development for meat analogs. You will be responsible for project support from concept through commercialization. This position identifies and implements technical solutions against business goals.

Key Accountabilities

Identify product growth and new product opportunities, modifying plans to meet opportunities.

Stay current with literature and analytical advancements and works with independently on daily tasks.

Provide technical leadership in product and process development and improvement, quality systems, and regulatory oversight.

Implement innovation roadmap market plan(s) including market and innovation plans aligned to the business strategy.

Work with cross-functional teams (marketing, insights, sales, ops, food safety quality and regulatory).

Collaborate with research and commercial brand to develop short and long-term testing programs for experimental and commercial products and hybrids.

Partner with sales, business management, and marketing partners to identify customer needs and translate these into new product development opportunities.

Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.

Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in meat science, food science, other related field or equivalent experience

Minimum of four years professional experience in research and development or related work experience

Experience conducting work in a pilot plant or manufacturing environment

Ability to travel up to 20%

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced degree (Master's or PhD) in meat science, food science or related field

Six or more years professional experience in ingredient functionality and alternative protein product development.

Prior experience in meat processing, alternative meat processing or experience formulating with functional ingredients such as plant proteins or texturizers

Extrusion experience or protein fermentation experience

Our company highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time. Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow the company's safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

Security Clearance Required: No

Visa Candidate Considered: No

Resiliency LLC


Wichita, KS
67278 USA



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