Food Scientist Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

To obtain a job as Food Scientist and perform my duties with full dedication.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience in food product research, development and sensory evaluation
  • Immense knowledge of food science concepts, laboratory procedures, and food handling, storage and production
  • Extensive knowledge of food ingredients, chemical composition, recipesGMP and QA activities
  • Familiarity with AIB, HACCP, USDA and FDA health and food safety regulations
  • Ability to formulate and promote grain based ingredients and foods
  • Ability to use computer, Windows OS and MS Office software

Professional Experience:

Food Scientist

Pinnacle Foods Inc., Rochelle Park, NJ

August 2012 – Present


  • Prepared, maintained and improved product formulations, specifications and mixing instructions.
  • Tested and modified ingredients, product samples and food processing techniques.
  • Prepared and maintained project status reports, ingredient statements, and QA records.
  • Used and maintained all QA lab equipments for food testing, efficiently.
  • Participated in focus groups and sensory evaluations and attended Process Safety meetings.
  • Obtained and maintained information about latest trends in food industry.

Food Scientist

Rich Products Corporation, Rochelle Park, NJ

May 2009 – July 2012


  • Developed, evaluated and optimized food ingredient, formula, product, and development process.
  • Tested and modified food ingredients and final products, in an efficient manner.
  • Developed and documented specifications and standards for food ingredients and products.
  • Developed and maintained positive professional relationships with industry peers, clients, vendors, and auditors.
  • Documented, analyzed and presented accurate test results and project reports.
  • Directed and managed assigned team of junior staff personnel, as required.


PhD in Food Science

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA