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Assistant Scientist

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Assistant Scientist
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Torrance,  CA
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The Assistant Scientist position within the R&D department at Health-Ade Kombucha will play a key role in industry leading R&D in fermented beverages. A vital part of the role also involves collaboration with QC, Business development, Production, and Purchasing departments. The position offers a broad scope to contribute and learn in a fast-paced and growing company. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors’ in Food science, Microbiology, Biochemistry or related fields with 0-2 years’ industry experience. A solid technical skillset in at least one of the following areas is vital: fermentation, food science, instrumental analyses, formulation, biochemistry, and microbiology. Non-technical, but vital skills needed to be successful in this position are: Organizing ability, multi-tasking, attention to detail, and effectiveness in communication.

The essential job duties include: 

·         Performing fermentation experiments

·         Instrumental methods of analysis and sensory testing on fermentation samples

·         New product development and product improvement activities

·         Coordinate with sales and business development teams on preparing pilot lots of new products and test samples, and ship them to respective parties

·         Trouble shoot production and quality issues

·         Qualify ingredients and vendors for regulatory compliance

·         Support the sensory testing and new flavor development program

·         Perform statistical methods of analyses on data and report the findings

·         Organize data and present experimental results periodically

·         Assist in developing SOPs and technology transfer documents to production and QC

·         Inventory management of laboratory supplies, samples, and R&D ingredients

·         Adhere to all site safety regulations and rules




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