Food Scientist

Job Locations US-CA-Bell
Job ID
Regular Full-Time


Our client is seeking a Food Scientist to work in their state-of-the-art food production facility in Bell, California.  This is a salaried position reporting directly to the Vice President of Technical Services.



Reports directly to the Vice President of Technical Services and includes, but is not limited to these accountabilities:

  • Formulator of ingredient functional systems for tortillas and potentially other baked goods.
  • Testing developed formulations using the tortilla equipment in the innovation center.
  • Provide technical support for customers, working directly with the sales team, to trouble shoot formulations and processes.
  • Stay up to date with developments in the tortilla industry and be constantly looking for new ingredient opportunities to differentiate Allied’s products from competitors.
  • Write technical reports describing test results or reviews of quality evaluations.
  • Work with two other PhD scientists developing unique customer solutions.
  • Be part of a team of that includes R&D, Quality and Production.
  • Evaluate, with the QA team, customer complaints


  • BS or MS in Food or Bakery Science
  • BS in Food or Bakery science required with at least 5 years of industrial experience, specifically in tortillas or bakery product development.
  • Experience developing formulas for tortillas or bakery products a plus
  • Resourceful problem solver who takes the initiative in addressing challenging issues.
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, and as a team member, who is approachable and personable.
  • Excellent time management skills, adept at managing multiple priorities.


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