Applied Scientist

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Job Title: Applied Scientist

Company: Agropur

Location: Le Sueur, Minnesota

Description: The Applied Scientist plans, leads and executes experiments, projects and production trials in laboratory and pilot plant settings; conducting subsequent data analysis and preparing project reports to develop new products/processes or to modify existing products/processes.

  • Project leader for ingredient development and process optimization projects.

  • Responsible for designing and conducting experiments.

  • Leverage scientific knowledge and problem-solving abilities to support research and commercial efforts.

  • Collaborates with operations to ensure success of new commercial processes and optimization of current processes.

  • Collaborates with other technical teams to test products during the commercialization process.   

  • Writes project charters, experimental designs, completes data analysis and writes final project reports to facilitate excellence in communication. 

  • Operate pilot and lab scale equipment.

  • Record, collate, evaluate and interpret experimental data to make appropriate recommendations and documentation.

  • Assists in analytical analysis as needed.

  • Mentors others in design of experiments and analytical troubleshooting.

  • Identifies technical alternatives from literature review.

Experience, Skills, and Abilities: 

The Requirements (Minimum Qualifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Dairy Science, Chemistry or Engineering or related field required.

  • Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.

  • Minimum three (2) years of experience in a laboratory or dairy plant environment required.

  • Experience in a laboratory or dairy plant environment required.

Hours/Employment Type: Full Time

Salary: N/A

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