Company Description Interested in contributingto improving and saving lives? Eurofins Food Chemistry is growing and we're looking for amazing team members to join us. In 2021 we moved into a brand new ISO 17025 accredited laboratoryin Madison, WI designed to conductfood chemistry testingspecializing in infant formula, sole-source nutrition products, hemp and CBD, dietary supplements, and a variety of botanicals. We offer an innovative and collaborative team environment, if you are looking for an opportunity to work for an exciting growth oriented company, we look forward to talking with you! This role's hours are Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, and On Site. Job Description Deliver expert knowledge on the functionality and characterization a wide variety of cereal grains and tubers (wheat, corn, rice, oat, potato, etc.) as they are utilized for consumer food products. Contribute to the fundamental understanding of food processing by chemical and materials characterization of raw ingredient, intermediate and final products. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: * Demonstrates and promotes the company vision * Regular attendance and punctuality * Applies GMP/GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate * Able to design experiments to quantify changes in food processes and interpret data as it applies to products in development and commercial production * Knowledge of rapid analytical techniques for quantifying moisture, carbohydrates and other ingredients * Skilled in the use and interpretation of infrared instruments like FTIR and NIR * Drives and implements process improvement initiatives * Documents work in clear, concise manner according to laboratory standards * Excellent communication skills in writing and presenting data * Independently uses and performs troubleshooting of laboratory equipment and software * Effective time management skills to balance multiple projects * A leader in maintaining a clean and safe laboratory work environment and utilizes proper PPE * Performs other related duties as assigned * Will be exposed to food allergens (ex. Milk, tree nuts, peanuts, fish, shellfish, etc.) * Work requires greater than 50% of time in the lab * Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner * Performs other duties as assigned Qualifications To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill or ability required. * PhD degree in cereal, food science or relevant field * 5+ years of related experience * Alternatively, a Bachelor's or Master's degree in chemistry, cereal or food science * 10 + years of experience with the applicable skills described above * Experienced with computers and multiple software programs used to manage experiments, data, report design and instrumental data collection * Understanding crop quality measures and the impact of seasonal events * Food processing techniques for crackers, snacks, cereals, bars * Rheological/Textural characterization of complex intermediate and finished food forms * Strong ability to use analytical tools for troubleshooting food processes and identifying unknown molecules * Effective collaboration with scientists, engineers and business leaders * Ability to mentor less experienced scientists in a range of laboratory instrumentation * Able to design experiments to quantify changes in food processes and interpret data as it applies to products in development and commercial production * Knowledge of rapid analytical techniques for quantifying moisture, carbohydrates and other ingredients * Skilled in the use and interpretation of infrared instruments like FTIR and NIR Additional Information What we Offer: * Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options * Life and disability insurance * 401(k) with company match * Paid vacation and holidays Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.