Applications Food Technologist- Bakery Products in Philadelphia, PA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Apex Life Sciences has an immediate Applications Food Technologist opening with a leading client in the Greater Philadelphia Region!

**Ideal candidate MUST have bakery experience (breads, cakes, cookies)**

This individual will be responsible for taking ownership of projects that demonstrate flavors in high quality commercially flavor applications in the Sweet Goods Category.  The formulation of finished prototypes should take into account market knowledge, regulatory guidelines, cost parameters, processing requirements and other specifications.  The incumbent will be responsible for developing new product formula, applying flavors in base and producing prototypes in the laboratory and pilot plant.  


  • Manage customer briefs to address business opportunities
  • Participate in the selling team providing demonstrated value and building relationships as needed
  • Contribute to a team approach in project management, taking leadership as needed, and supporting others
  • Develop commercially scalable prototype formulas with profit and stability in mind
  • Utilize food processing equipment to test and optimize flavors in finished products
  • Make flavor selections and adjust flavor levels in application for optimal performance and demonstration to client
  • Outline all plan projects, obtaining all materials needed to meet project deadlines
  • Build and maintain a library of application specific flavors for efficient sampling and brief execution


  • BS Degree in Food Science or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in food/beverage product development or applications
  • Demonstrated ability in organoleptic evaluation of flavors and products
  • Ability to taste complete range of food products (no allergies, food aversions)
  • Ability to travel to customers periodically as needed
  • Dexterity to work with fingers and hands to operate equipment, handle chemicals, food ingredients, and equipment
  • Must be able to drive and pick up groceries/ingredients for testing/application purposes when needed

For immediate consideration please forward a copy of your resume to Jessica Corliss at


EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.