Food Scientist

Oct 06, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Be a part of the Subway?? Group - the world's largest quick service restaurant franchisor and recognized leader in the Quick Service industry. With more than 44,000 restaurants in over 100 countries we continue to add talent to our team at our global headquarters in Milford, Connecticut. The Food Scientist position will support the commercialization team for North America by facilitating plant visits, sample evaluations, operations and product performance evaluations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Evaluate the quality of existing products and manage vendor performance. Provide guidelines to manufacturers for matching prototypes, product improvements and set product specifications. Review supplier approval documents for food safety and production capabilities. Coordinate the commercialization of the national rollout of all new and improved menu items. Develop and manage actionable timelines outlining key responsibilities and critical deadlines. Direct suppliers in implementing new ideas into products and processes. Manage and coordinate test programs. Coordinate with purchasing team and supplier to develop quality improvements or value added alternatives that meet company objectives. Identify potential supply partners and key operating systems. Develop and maintain product specifications that meet FDA/USDA/CFIA regulations. Coach and mentor new and associate food technicians on the QA team to ensure they are aligned with company goals and objectives. Requirements The successful candidate will have: Bachelor's degree in Food Science or related field. 3+ years prior food manufacturing and/or R&D experience. 7+ years management experience in related field. Experience necessary for effective job performance: Strong communicator with a proven ability to interact with multi-level personnel, suppliers and other outside contacts. Excellent technical writing skills. Understanding of general HACCP. Should be an analytical thinker with an ability to identify problems and generate resolutions. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Power point. Note: We sincerely appreciate your interest! Due to the heavy volume of applications we receive only those candidates selected for further employment screening will be contacted by our office. No phone calls, please. Sorry, no relocation can be provided. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here . The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. Apply On-line Send This Job to a Friend