Food Scientist

Food Scientist

Kelly Services is seeking a food scientist for one of our top clients in the region east of San Antonio, Texas. As part of R&D team, the Food Scientist will lead product developmental activities at the manufacturing site, leveraging meat science knowledge to influence the manufacturing process to achieve productivity, quality, and new product objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develop benchtop samples according to customer specifications

• Coordinate and perform line trials within production

• Develop and manage timelines for all projects

• Work closely with manufacturing to ensure that key operational metrics are obtained for productivity and new product startups

• Work closely with R&D cross sites to ensure that key product requirements are identified and delivered leveraging scientific skills

• Generate new ideas for product improvements and new products

• Ensure that KPS’s criteria are developed, specified and achieved

• Develop product and process specifications for new and/or existing products

• Serve as the technical expert coordinating between R&D, operations, marketing, and procurement

• Identify, develop, validate and commercialize cost optimized solutions



• B.S.- Meat Science/ Food Science or another technical related field

• 3+ years of relevant meat industry experience

• Must be comfortable working in refrigerated production atmosphere

• Up to 20% travel

**This position offers a full relocation package**

Why Kelly®?

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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