Job Opportunities


Position: Quality Assurance, Derby Spirits, LLC

Location: Henderson, Nevada

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of a Master's degree in food science is required
  • Exhibit leadership skills and characteristics
  • Strong problem solving skills

Download the job description for additional information and application instructions.

Position: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor- Interactions between Microbiota and Hosts, University of Minnesota

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D., D.V.M., M.D. or equivalent degree
  • Record of innovative postdoctoral scholarship as evidenced by publication in peer-reviewed journals

Download the job description for additional information and application instructions. 

Position: The Louis Pasteur Lecturer in Food Science, Cornell University

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in food science, food microbiology or a closely related field
  • Strong expertise in food microbiology and food chemistry
  • Undergraduate teaching and advising experience

Download the job description for additional information and application instructions. Review of applications will begin September 30, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. 

Position: Assistant Professor of Nutritional Pharmacology, Chapman University (Tenure-Track)

Qualifications: 

  • Ph.D. in nutritional science, biochemistry, nutritional pharmacology, food science or related field
  • Demonstrated ability to establish independent research program that spans pharmacology, biochemistry and nutrition
  • Excellence in teaching

Visit the Chapman University job posting for additional information and application instructions.

Position: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Tenure-Track)

Qualifications: 

  • Ph.D. in food science or related discipline
  • Strong interest in teaching and advising
  • Potential to establish an internationally recognized and extramurally funded research program

Visit the University of Massachusetts, Amherst job posting for additional information and application instructions.

Position: Assistant or Associate Professor of Enology & Director of Midwest Grape and Wine Industry Institute

Qualifications: 

  •  Ph.D. in a related discipline
  • Experience in wine production
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct research and educational programming in enology

Visit the Iowa State University job posting for additional information and application instructions.

Position: Assistant/Associate Professor, California State University, Fresno (Tenure-Track)

Qualifications: 

  • Ph.D. in food service management, food science, hospitality management, nutrition, dietetics or closely-related discipline
  • Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level
  • Evidence of the ability to utilize technology in instruction

Download the job description for additional information and application instructions. 

Position: Senior Implementation Technologist, Mars

Location: Greenville, MS

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a food manufacturing environment working in quality, food safety, engineering, or product/process development OR at least 1 year internship/co-op working in the food manufacturing industry
  • Working knowledge of rice, thermal processing and packaging technology is preferred

Visit the Mars job posting for additional information and application instructions.

Position: Research & Development Technician/Technologist, Twin Rivers Foods, Inc.

Location: Fayetteville, AR

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in food science, poultry science, meat science or related discipline
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on need
  • Prior internship or other experience is preferred

Download the job description for additional information and application instructions. 

Position: Food Services Administrator

Location: Bentonville, AR

Qualifications: 

  • Training or experience within an international business environment
  • Fluency in English
  • Post-secondary education (degree and/or diploma) in food science related program would be an asset

Visit the SGS job posting for additional information and application instructions. 

Position: Research Associate, South Dakota State University

Qualifications: 

  • Masters degree in dairy manufacturing, food science or closely related field is required
  • Knowledge of dairy product processing
  • Minimum of one year experience with research involving dairy product processing and analysis
  • Preferred qualifications include two or more years of relevant experience and PhD in dairy manufacturing, food science or closely related field

Download the job description for additional information and application instructions. Applications should be submitted by August 1, 2017 in order to receive full consideration.

Position: Lab Technician, House of Webster

Location: Rogers, AR

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, food science or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Prior lab work in a food processing plant is preferred
  • Experience with wet chemistry, quality checks, record keeping and data analysis

Download the job description for additional information. To apply, submit resume to Ashley Clement, Quality Assurance & Food Safety Manager (ashleyclement@houseofwebster.com).

Position: Senior Food Scientist- R&D, George's, Inc.

Location: Springdale, AR

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in poultry science preferred. Other degrees related to food manufacturing for retail/food service will be considered.
  • Five years experience in the meat and/or poultry industry with knowledge of HACCP, SSOP, and labeling laws

Download the job description for additional information. Interested applicants should forward their resume to David Jetter, Vice President of Culinary Innovation and Product Development (david.jetter@georgesinc.com). 

Position: Life Science Instructor, Crowder Community College

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in biology or closely related field
  • Strong background in anatomy, physiology, and/or zoology preferred
  • Experience teaching college students preferred
  • Lab experience desired

Visit the Crowder College job posting for additional information and application instructions.

Position: Production Supervisor

Location: AZ, CA, MO, PA, TX, UT or WI

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in food science, business or engineering
  • At least one internship in a manufacturing setting; preferably in the food industry
  • One year experience in a food manufacturing setting preferred

Visit the Hastings Group website for additional information and application instructions.

Position: Buyer/Planner- Pinnacle Foods

Location: Fayetteville, AR 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree prefereed
  • Previous experience with materials management in a food manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing concepts (kanban, "pull", etc.) preferred

Visit the Pinnacle Foods online job posting for additional information and application instructions, 

Position: Associate Systems Manager- R&D Technical Services, George's, Inc.

Location: Springdale, AR

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in one or more fields of study: agricultural systems technology, business technology, technology based engineering, poultry science, food science or other related field or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in the meat and/or poultry industry, with knowledge of HACCP, SSOP, labeling laws preferred
  • Ability to work with turn-key computer software to modify the architecture and construct a proprietary system that meets the needs of all disciplines
  • Knowledge of agricultural technology related to operations and management with in the agricultural industry

Download the job description for additional information. Applicants should send their resume and cover letter to: Valeria Moody, Corporate HR Supervisor, George's, Inc. (valeria.moody@georgesinc.com).  

Position: Assistant or Associate Professor of Food Engineering, The University of Tennessee

Appointment: Twelve-month, tenure-track, 70% research and 30% teaching

Qualifications: 

  • Doctorate in agricultural and biological engineering, food science, chemical engineering or other related field with focus on food process engineering by time of appointment
  • Demonstrated excellence in effective oral and written communication
  • Experience in successful grant writing and research beyond the Ph.D. degree are both highly desirable

Download the job description for additional information and application instructions. Complete applications received by April 1, 2017 will be assured of consideration. 

Position: Senior Food Scientist, The Schwan Food Company

Location: Stilwell, Oklahoma

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree or equivalent in food science, dairy science, foods & nutrition studies, biological sciences or related field
  • Five to eight years related experience with Bachelor's degree, two to four years related experience with Master's degree, or one to three years related experience with Ph.D.
  • Product development experience required
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of food ingredients, food chemistry, food processing and food functionality

Visit The Schwan Food Company online job posting for additional information and application instructions. 

Position: Research & Development Technologist, Pet Food

Location: Southwest United States

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in food science, nutrition, animal science or related field
  • Experience in companion animal food, nutritional products and supplements, food science or related food or ingredient manufacturing desired
  • Well-developed communication and project management skills

Download the job description for additional information and application instructions.  

Position: Food Microbiologist, Primus Labs

Location: Santa Maria, CA

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in microbiology
  • Knowledge and previous experience with food microbiology, rapid methods, food science and cultural bench work

Download the job description for additional information and application instructions. 

Position: Manager, Brand Protection, Fridays Global Brand Protection

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in meat science, food science, nutrition or equivalent
  • Three to five years foo dindustry operations experience, preferably within a multi-unit chair/restaurant
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements within the food industry including labeling GMP, HACCP, SSOP and all other pertinent USDA and FDA requirements

Download the job description for additional information and application instructions. 

Position: Sanitation Supervisor, Harris Baking Co.

Location: Rogers, Arkansas

Qualifications:

  • Managerial/supervisory experience
  • Strong computer skills
  • Working understanding of HACCP, SSOP and other regulatory programs as they relate to food manufacturing
  • Three to five years in food manufacturing/sanitation experience preferred

Download the job description for additional information.

Position: Senior Corporate Chef, Newly Weds Foods

Location: Springdale, Arkansas

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in applied culinary arts
  • Minimum 6 years experience in restaurant and/or foodservice industry
  • Effective project management skills

Visit the Newly Weds Foods online job positing for additional information and application instructions. 

Position: Assistant or Associate Professor of Nutritional Science, Rutgers University

Appointment: Full-time

Qualifications: 

  • Ph.D. in nutrition or related area (RDN credential is not required)
  • Growing record of scholarship and research in clinical or public health nutrition
  • Experience directing graduate student research and teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level

Download the job description for additional information and application instructions. 

Position: Meat Scientist, Bentonville Merchants International

Qualifications: 

  • Master's degree in food science, meat science or related field
  • 2-3 years of experience with knowledge in meat products and cuts
  • Potential to relocate to Bentonville, Arkansas

Contact James Beutler for additional information and application instructions. 

Position: Quality Assurance Manager

Company Information: Cedar Lake, based in Fayetteville, AR, is a supplier of commodity products including sugar, beans, rice and coffee to retailers, manufacturers, ingredient companies and food service distributors. 

Job Duties

  • Communicate with Cedar Lake customers regarding methods of quality control
  • Standardize quality control of each Cedar Lake supplier
  • Prefer individual with 5-10 years of relevant experience

Contact Adam Coleman (adam@cedar-lake.net, 479-289-5490) for more information about Cedar Lake and this job opportunity.

Position: Assistant Professor in Food Science

Appointment: Twelve-month, tenure track (70% research, 30% teaching)

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Ph.D. in food science or closely related field
  • Strong background in food chemistry and post-harvest biochemistry of foods
  • Demonstrated record or potential for obtaining nationally competitive extramural grant funding

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until suitable candidates are identified.

Download the full job description. 

Position: Food Quality Assurance Specialist

Appointment: Contract to Hire

This position supports the QA Manager to ensure compliance with their Global Food Safety (GSFI) requirements. This includes but is not limited to maintaining plant quality process documentation, performing required QC checks,(including water quality, residual oxygen, physical analysis, etc) training line personnel regarding quality procedures, auditing results, corrective action reporting, incoming raw material checks, etc. 

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. in food science or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years working in a QA position, preferably in a food manufacturing facility
  • General knowledge of HACCP, GFSI and GMPs

Contact Jeanette Carter, Recruiter with Lab Support (jeanette.carter@labsupport.com or 804.316.9517) for additional information.

Position: Dairy Production Supervisor

Appointment: Full-time

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in science, finance, engineering or business administration
  • Proven leadership experience in a team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to make good business decisions quickly

View the Schreiber Foods job posting for full description and application instructions.