Product Development – Food Scientist

Silva International is an established food ingredient manufacturer in Momence, Illinois, seeking a full-time Food Scientist to provide expertise in planning, designing and implementing research and development of dehydrated vegetable and related ingredients from bench to production, to provide customers with leading edge flavor, texture, nutrition and quality. This position will work independently to manage ingredient development and meet internal and customer product objectives. This will include maintaining technical specifications, formula data, and product analytics while creating and developing products.

Candidates will need a Bachelor’s Degree in Food Sciences, 5 years experience, strong personal, verbal, written, organizational and communicative skills. This is a full time salaried position with benefits package including paid vacation, health insurance, dental, vision, and 401K retirement plan.