Principal Scientist – Dairy Chemist

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Website Daisy Brand

Daisy Brand

Company : Daisy Brand

Country: United States

Location : Garland, Texas

Post: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 20:47:29 GMT

Expires: Wed, 01 Mar 2023 23:59:59 GMT

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The Principle Scientist is a key position in the R&D team. This role is to lead one of the research groups, provide technical advice, and help the R&D manager achieve the department goals. The principle scientist contributes to research ideas, suggest new or emerging analytical methods or process technologies and provide mentorship to analysts, technologists, and junior scientists.


Act as a subject matter expert in analytical dairy chemistry.
Perform experiments on the bench-top, in the pilot plant, and in full scale manufacturing.
Develop new or adapt existing methodologies.
Design and conduct experiments that help the department achieve research goals.
Summarize, analyze, and report data with conclusions and recommendations for future work.
Seek out new testing methodologies.
Participate in the hiring and provide mentorship to analysts, technologists, and junior scientists.
Conduct evaluations for direct reports.

Organizational Relationships

The Principal Scientist reports to the Manager of Research and Development. Daily interaction with employees in R&D, Technical Services, Marketing, and Engineering is expected. Occasional travel is expected.

Schedule and Travel

Typically, work days are 8 hours, Monday through Friday beginning at 7:30 to 8:00am. This schedule may be changed to accommodate project schedules. Occasional travel may be required.

Education, Training and Experience

M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Food Science, Dairy Processing, or a relevant scientific discipline.
At least 10 years of dairy or food chemistry research experience in an industrial (preferred) or academia laboratory working with chromatography, mass spectrometry, and spectroscopy.
Successful track record of managing laboratories and supervising scientists.

Knowledge and Skills

Dairy or food chemistry experience.
Working knowledge of cultured dairy products and processes.
Strong technical expertise in analytical chemistry.
Working knowledge of testing equipment capabilities and software.
Successful supervisory record.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Project, and JMP or XL Stat.

For more than four generations (over 100 years), Daisy Brand has been a family-owned company committed to providing the freshest, most wholesome dairy products with over half a billion in revenues. The company is headquartered in Dallas, Texas with manufacturing plants in Garland, Texas (opened in 1998), Casa Grande, Arizona (opened in 2008), and Wooster, Ohio (opened in late 2015).

Daisy is the market leader in two billion-dollar categories, Sour Cream and Cottage Cheese. Daisy Sour Cream represents 1 out of every 2 sour cream purchases in the United States and is also America’s #1 Cottage Cheese Brand. Additionally, Daisy is the largest brand in food service, military, and club and is recognized by consumers for A Dollop of Daisy, a tagline that put this once small brand on the map.

Daisy’s core values are Clean and Trust, which are woven into everything we do. In 2008, the company was given the impressive American Business Ethics award, awarded by Foundation for Financial Service Professionals.

While maintaining a strong culture of curious and innovative problem-solvers, Daisy Brand has more than doubled employment over the last 15 years and is continuing to grow.

Daisy Brand offers an industry leading benefits package that includes:

A no-deductible, $0 premium option for employee-only health coverage.
401(k) with 50% company match on first 8% of earnings you contribute.
Safe harbor and profit-sharing company contributions to 401(k).
Company paid short- and long-term disability coverage.
Company paid 2X annual salary life and AD&D insurance.
4 weeks annual paid time off.
Extra time off for volunteering.
Tuition reimbursement.
Fitness membership reimbursement.
And more

Daisy Brand is a nicotine-free company. Daisy Brand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans and disabled encouraged to apply.

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