Food Science Intern
MOM Brands - Lakeville, MN

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The purpose of this position is to provide engineering and technical support within the area of Research & Development. The role provides a 10-12 week exposure to the critical aspects of a R&D during on-going operations. Project work is focused on real-time issues and on high-priority activities within an R&D function.


The activities and duties are dependent on a specific assignment and will vary year to year. However, the general duties and accountabilities include:

§ Develop new products and improvements to existing products. Assure that product activities meet company cost capacity, quality, marketing and product development requirements.

§ Improve and develop extensions to existing brands using laboratory bench top, vendor facilities and full scale manufacturing systems. Ability to go from bench top to full scale production, without test scale up, if necessary.

§ Provide design and processing parameters inputs for new products, capacity improvements, and equipment design.

§ Support the identification and solution of cost savings issues, product/packaging change issues, equipment modifications, manufacturability issues, etc., using appropriate scientific principles.

§ Provide technical support to production in for product modifications, process improvements and process troubleshooting.


Education: Undergraduate senior in Food Science. Must have been accepted to Master's Food Science program.