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R&D Product Developer/Food Scientist
Berkeley, California

As a R&D Product Development Scientist at the Northern California facility you will have the opportunity to apply your Food Sceince knowledge by working on critical projects at MrUmami. R&D Scientists are responsible for recognizing specific product-related opportunities to maximize market performance of existing products and apply creative project management skills to ensure success in the novel new food products category.



  • Provide technical risk assessment for new product development
  • Develop new product process methodologies to improve overall manufacturing process
  • Perform cost evaluations on ingredients, ingredients suppliers, and product formulations
  • Develop product formulations that leverages expertise in food or beverage chemistry and ingredient functionality
  • Develop all-encompassing product attribute specifications for new products
  • Partner with ingredient manufacturers to leverage vendor expertise in ingredient functionality
  • Participate in quality/product improvement and productivity initiatives
  • Experience in juice or beverage product development preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of product development protocols, including formulation, stability testing, product/package interaction, sensory and consumer testing methodology
  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced environment as well as manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • A team player with outstanding written and communication skills



  • B.S. in Food Science & Technology or related scientific field.
  • Experience in Research and/or Industry a plus
  • Basic knowledge in food technologies and product development
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business objectives into strategic and tactical project goals and objectives
  • Proven ability to make significant technical scientific advances utilizing internal and/or external resources


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