Dairy Scientist 
How you will make contributions that matter…  
  • Provide Technical Support to designated plants in the U.S. 
  • Maximize plant profitability by monitoring raw material utilization, plant efficiencies, ingredient recoups and analytical targets.
  • Monitor and maintain or improve the quality of products from plants. 
  • Review and analyze problems in plant and be part of corrective action.
  • Review cheese make records and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Document all research work and changes or implementations made at plants.
  • Build strong working relationships with all of the plants.
  • Network with all resources available and keep up on new technologies within the Dairy Industry.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary.
  • Complete plant trials as required and Implement scale up of pilot plant trials
  • Involvement in recommendation, installation and commissioning of new plant equipment and processes.
  • Direct and coordinate product development activities at the plants.
You are best suited for the role if you…  
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science or Dairy Technology with ideally 3 years cheese-making experience, or 10 years equivalent experience.
  • Multiplant cheese making experience preferred.
  • Proficient in data collection, analysis, and reporting using Microsoft Word, graphing, creating and managing Excel spreadsheets.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establishes facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of technical information in mathematical and/or narrative form and deal with abstract and concrete variables.
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently with good interpersonal communication skills, time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and travel 50%.

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