Positions Available

To receive information regarding these postings, please contact the NYIFT Office at 201-905-0090 or email Gerri Cristantiello at nyiftoffice@optonline.net.

A-1077 QUALITY ASSURANCE ASSOCIATE – Mincing Spice is a food manufacturing company of spices and herbs, located in South Brunswick Township, NJ. We are seeking a QA Associate for an entry level position to support food safety and quality assurance programs and activities. This includes, completing customer document requests (questionnaires, technical documents, i.e., specifications, COAs, Letter of Guarantees, Statements, etc.); creating and verifying accuracy of product labels and related QA paperwork; Inputting micro and environmental analysis results; following up with Customer Service about the sales notes (purchase orders); conducting environmental swabbing; following up on metal detector non-conformances. The candidate should have a four-year degree in Biology, Food Science, Chemistry, or related field (preferred), some manufacturing experience (food manufacturing experience is a plus) and knowledge of quality standards and concepts, knowledge of the SAGE X3 ERP System or similar system, and SQF management system experience (a plus).  Detail oriented and computer savvy. Please send your resume to louise@mincing.com 

A-1076 DISTILLATION CHEMIST – Starboard Consultants’ client is a leading citrus company in New Jersey. It is expanding its lab to add a distillation chemist. The expansion of the lab coincides with their increased production capabilities. The company is growing and the position is key to their continued growth. A chemist with 5 plus years of experience in conventional, molecular distillation and CINC is required. This is an on site position and part of the lab devoted to distillation and fractionation of citrus oils; therefore, knowledge of citrus cuts and GC citrus analysis is important. MS in Chemistry is preferred. We have been supporting this company’s growth and the people we have placed there love working at the company. The company has operations in South America and Asia. This is a growth position for the right person. It is an immediate need. For more details please contact Ernie Bivona at ernbivona@marketing-sales.com
Job Location: At this time, the person should be relatively local to NJ or NYC. A competitive salary is offered to the qualified person along with benefits and bonus.

A-1075 – SALES AND SALES MANAGEMENT – Starboard Consultants has several Vice Presidential (Supplement Ingredients), Director (of Animal Nutrition) and Sales roles for the nutritional supplement ingredients marketplace. The compensation ranges from $55k to $180k plus incentives. All have benefits and most are manufacturers.  All require a degree and at least 2-5 years of experience calling on the appropriate industries – Food, Supplement and/or Animal nutrition.  It also has an immediate need for a trainee with a technical degree and no sales experience.  All of these needs are immediate openings.  The more junior positions will be for north Jersey companies where the positions are hybrid. For more details please contact Ernie Bivona at ernbivona@marketing-sales.com
Job Locations: These positions are remote and can be in the Midwest to East Coast.  

 A-1074 – PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT FOOD SCIENTIST – Starboard Consultants has a client who is seeking a Product Development Food Scientist who has experience with citrus products.  They have been recruiting for this company for years. The client has been very successful in expanding the sales nationally and globally. The staff has been expanded as well as the facilities. Other positions available are in quality assurance with experience in food ingredients. For more details please contact Ernie Bivona at ernbivona@marketing-sales.com
Job Location: North Jersey.

A-1073 RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT TECH will be responsible for assisting researchers or research teams in the development of new products. Using chemical and mathematical procedures, they compute formulas, percentages, or production-specific factors. As part of the stage-gate process, R&D technicians also assist marketing and sales teams in the commercialization of products. Requirements: A degree in food technology or related applied science or a high school diploma with relevant experience is required. A minimum of two years of experience in the food industry is required. An understanding of Microsoft Excel and Word. A minimum of two years of experience in testing techniques. Team player who puts safety first. Bilingual (Spanish) is preferred but not required. Highly self-motivated individual, focused on providing quality laboratory data in an efficient manner with the ability to exhibit excellent workplace leadership in the pursuit of site goals, project goals, and site/company workplace initiatives.
For complete details of position responsibilities and to apply, click https://bit.ly/3L9fs7A
Job Location: Crossroads Blends, Union NJ  (11/22)

A-1072 QUALITY ASSURANCE / QUALITY CONTROL MANAGER (Nutraceutical manufacturing) is responsible to establish and maintain quality control, quality standards, inspection, test methods and procedures for controlling and maintaining the desired level of product quality for the company. S/he is responsible for writing and implementing the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and maintaining compliance with Dietary Supplement Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMPs) Rule 21 CFR Part 111 and 117 to assure the quality and quantity of product produced. S/he will be responsible for FSSC 22000 GFSI recertification, FSMA (HACCP and HARPC) and FSVP governance and compliance.  Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in related field of study with 8-10 years of QA/QC Manager experience in a Nutraceutical or Food manufacturing environment. FSSC 22000, PCQI and HACCP certification and experience is highly desired.
View full job description and apply:  https://career.cellmark.com/jobs/2126313-quality-assurance-quality-control-manager-nutraceutical-facility
Job Location:  Naugatuck, CT (11/22).

A-1070 PRINCIPAL R&D CHEMIST will be responsible assisting in the design, then synthesizing and characterizing new digestion resistant soluble fiber ingredients at Ingredion. The Chemist will apply chemistry, biochemistry, and understanding of dietary/bulking fibers in the commercialization of new sugar reduction ingredients. The Chemist will conduct fiber synthesis and characterization protocols, work with Analytical Science subject matter experts for specialized analyses. Requirements: M.S/B.S. degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or related field industry experience and applied knowledge in synthetic organic and/or ingredient synthesis techniques. Preferred experience with dietary fibers. Experience with fiber characterization including chemical linkage analysis, in vitro digestibility analysis techniques, and prebiotic compounds is desired.  Experience in the formulation and performance attributes of bulking agents and soluble fibers also desired. For complete details of position responsibilities and to apply, click https://bit.ly/3L9fs7A
Job Location: Bridgewater, NJ – hybrid schedule  (09/22)

A-1069 SENSORY SCIENTIST will thrive in a fast-paced cross-functional innovation environment and support our business strategic platforms by partnering on regional/global sensory research projects/programs, capability build, customer projects and sensory knowledge capture. At Ingredion, Sensory covers the front fuzzy and back end of the process, using data science trends and technology truths to deliver relevant and actionable sensory guidance in line with the business platform strategies and projects. Sensory partners with Innovation, Manufacturing, Research, Analytical, Marketing, Sales, and the shapers of the Innovation Promise. The Sensory Scientist will develop sensory methodologies to deliver results and conclusions, with a strong focus on descriptive analysis and providing descriptive panel leadership.  The Scientist will also identify and use sensory consumer science as a competitive tool, data mining and translating data into innovation ideas, strategies, and project execution and be the voice of the consumer during project scoping, definition, and execution. Requirements:  Doctorate, Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Food Science or related with emphasis in Sensory Science – food and non-food (academia, supplier, or industry preferred); experience in descriptive panel leadership and expertise in Concentration Response (CR), Continuous Time Intensity (CTI), Time Intensity (TI), Temporal Dominance of Sensations (TDS) and other Temporal Perception methodologies, analysis and reporting is a plus! Chemosensory & Oral Processing practical experiences would also be a fabulous plus! For complete details of position responsibilities and to apply, click https://bit.ly/3udIKfz
Job Location: Bridgewater, NJ – hybrid schedule   (09/22)

A-1067 SAMPLE PROGRAM COORDINATOR – iTi Tropicals is seeking a bright, energetic and detail-oriented person with a quality or food science background. This position is well suited for a recent graduate or an individual looking to rejoin the workforce.The Sample Program Coordinator is responsible for monitoring and maintaining sample inventory of tropical fruit juices and purees. He/She/They is also responsible for the integrity of all inbound product samples and managing the outbound distribution of samples to U.S. and international customer locations. A strong technical background is necessary to process sample requests, ensure samples meet all necessary food safety requirements/regulations and conform to the appropriate product specifications. Job responsibilities include: technical analysis of inbound samples, repacking and maintaining sample inventory, managing sample requests, and distribution of samples to our customer base in the food and beverage industry. The right candidate will possess strong organizational skills as well as the ability to communicate effectively with customers, suppliers and staff members. A Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Food Science or related discipline, 1-2 years of food industry experience, including internships and cooperatives, preferably in a lab environment, experience with quality systems within the food industry a plus, and advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office products. iTi Tropicals, located in Lawrenceville NJ, offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as a 401K with company match. For complete details of position responsibilities and qualifications, download the complete job posting. Interested candidates should submit their resume on their website www.ititropicals.com.
Job Location: Lawrenceville, NJ (09/22) 

A-1066 QUALITY TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION SPECIALIST – iTi Tropicals is seeking a team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to multi-task while paying strict attention to detail. This position is responsible for updating, maintaining and tracking critical technical documentation in compliance with applicable FSMA regulations regarding fruit juices, concentrates and purees that are a part of iTi Tropicals product portfolio. This position is also responsible for logging, tracking, reviewing and responding to written customer technical inquiries. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to support of complaints process, continual update and maintenance of quality tracking systems, and support of various verification activities including but not limited to review and approval of food safety documentation, certificates of analysis and laboratory results. An Associates or Bachelor’s degree in a science-based field is required; 1-3 years of experience in related field preferred (quality assurance, safety, regulatory, documentation control, etc.); and advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Excel, Powerpoint, and Word. iTi Tropicals, located in Lawrenceville NJ, offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as a 401K with company match.
For complete details of position responsibilities and qualifications, download the complete job posting. Interested candidates should submit their resume on their website www.ititropicals.com.
Job Location: Lawrenceville, NJ (09/22) 

A-1060 REGULATORY AND COMPLIANCE COORDINATOR – Ampak Company is seeking a self-starter, who is organized, highly motivated and pays attention to detail. This person must possess a professional and positive demeanor as they will be interacting with respected clientele and will be supporting the Director of Regulatory. The Regulatory and Compliance Coordinator will perform diverse document management duties requiring confidentiality, initiative, sound judgment and analytical ability. Ability to operate effectively in a multi-tasking, dynamic environment, while maintaining a forward-thinking and customer-first attitude. Candidate should be competent at a variety of responsibilities including but not limited to: Review high volume of supplier technical documents for accuracy, completeness to meet company standards and regulatory compliance; maintain and track an updated extensive database of supplier documents; stay current with food, personal care and pharmaceutical regulations and trends. The candidate must be knowledgeable in MS Office Applications, communicate effectively both verbally and written for all levels of the organization and clientele, ability to research, analyze technical data and perform metrics. Position requires a Bachelors degree in food science or related discipline and three (3) to five (5) years of experience in a similar position. Download Complete Job Description Interested candidates should submit their resume to sbrewer@ampakcompany.com 
Job Location: Larchmont, NY (9/22) 

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