Research and Development Scientist - Formulations

Eden Prairie, MN
Jul 11, 2021
Jul 24, 2021
Business, Science
Employment Status
Full Time



Milk Specialties Global has an opening in Eden Prairie, Minnesota for a Research and Development Scientist – Formulations position. Support product development initiatives from product concept through launch of company products. Study methods to improve aspects of chemical composition, flavor, and nutritional value of company products. Lead plant trials and new product start-ups and evaluate processing and quality assurance operations. Collaborate with internal and external customers to identify new product opportunities. Support sales and marketing by creating samples and prototypes, and by communicating technical findings to the team. Monitor industry and technology trends and apply learning to identify new business opportunities. Utilize scientific methods to develop knowledge that create business opportunities that support strategic marketing objectives. Stay up to date on new regulations and current events regarding food science by reviewing scientific literature. This position may require little domestic travel. Full Requirements: Bachelor's degree or equivalent foreign degree in Food Science, Nutrition, Food Engineering, Biological Engineering, or a related field, plus two (2) years of experience working with dry-blended beverages, dairy proteins, and dairy protein powder applications. Experience must also include (1) leading projects for the characterization and application of raw materials for health and/or sports nutrition products throughout the entirety of the process, including prototyping, product formulation, process development, scale-up, and commercialization; (2) overseeing testing processes for the production of hydrolysate, whey protein, and/or milk protein based products; and (3) managing research and development operations to assist in business areas related to both production and sales of health and/or sports nutrition products. Qualified applicants should apply online by going to (requisition #: RESEA02128 ), or by sending resumes and cover letters to Dacia Liszka at

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