Food Scientist Regulatory Nutrition (Caldwell, ID)


Food Scientist Regulatory Nutrition (Food Group – Caldwell, ID)

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy. We currently have a Food Scientist Regulatory Nutrition position available at the Technical Center in Caldwell, ID.

This Scientist primarily supports the Principal Scientist Regulatory Nutrition with additional support to Research and Development. This position reviews new and existing food product labels, responds to internal and external customer inquiries for nutrition and allergen information, and performs nutrition labeling software data-entry. They will also assist in the development and maintenance of an international regulations databank. Other responsibilities include: planning and executing new product and technology development, and improvements to existing products and processes within Food Group, including cost reduction projects. This position interfaces with Sales, Marketing, Operations, and Quality Assurance in making and fostering technical relationships with the company’s current and potential customers.


  • Support the Principal Scientist Regulatory Nutrition and Research and Development.
  • Participate in the cross functional review of all official formulas to confirm accuracy, support of all product claims and that all information for use in labeling is accurate and properly presented.
  • Assist with label compliance, nutrition support, and regulatory support for Simplot businesses up to and including: foodservice, retail, joint venture, copack and international.
  • Typical tasks include: Packaging graphics review. Ingredient data entry into Genesis SQL. Serving size household measure determination. Review of Marketing materials for compliance. Review of ingredients for international market compliance.
  • Respond to customer inquiries and form completion requests.
  • Research international food laws and regulations relevant to Simplot products.


  • Bachelor’s Degree from 4 year college or university (Food Science or Nutrition Degree preferred)
  • 5+ years related experience and/or training

PG: 43

How to Apply

Internal Candidates
• Apply through Employee Space to Job ID #2201

External Candidates
• Visit
• Select Job Search
• Select Professional Jobs
• Select All open positions
• Search Job ID # 2201
For best results, please upload your resume as a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF document. This process includes additional job relevant questions, so plan on at least 20 minutes when you apply.

When a position is in the interview stage or has been filled, it will no longer appear on our Simplot Careers website. If you experience any technical difficulties when applying through our online system, please contact our Employment Center for assistance at or 1-877-878-7404.

***The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.***

For more information, please contact:

Becca Nichols
Recruiter- Food Group
J. R. Simplot Company
Tel. (208) 780-7241 | Cell. (208) 577-8705

QA Manager in Idaho


Job Title: QA Manager

Job Location: Idaho

Job Summary:

We are representing an established food processor based in Idaho who needs to hire a talented QA Manager to join their team. This position will be responsible to supervise and lead quality assurance technicians to ensure proper execution of all procedures to keep compliant with all safety and food safety regulations, quality standards, and legal requirements

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Monitor packaging quality performance against standards to ensure success of the daily packaging operations.
  • Notify management of any production, safety, quality or environment concerns within the facility.
  • Coordinate, schedule and track all product to packaging lines to meet scheduled Quality Assurance requirements.
  • Continuously promote quality awareness and assists management with quality training programs.
  • Ensure open and frequent communication and teamwork across all departments.
  • Supervise and oversee QA technicians and Special Services group;.
  • Interpret GMP, AIB, and FDA regulations, and confers with management or staff to determine quality and reliability standards.
  • Manage routine department activities and assists Supervisor/Lead to control those activities.
  • Create a team environment.
  • Select products for tests at specified stages in production process, and tests products for variety of qualities such as dimensions, performance, flavor, color, breakage, and other characteristics.
  • Conduct and present regular food safety and defense training with all plant team members (i.e. HACCP, GMP’s, etc.)
  • Conduct regular internal food safety and defense audits to verify 1st Time Quality;
  • Ensure that plant is tour and audit ready at all times.
  • Take charge of customer and other regulatory plant audits.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to motivate team efforts to accomplish goals.
  • Well organized and able to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficient PC skills in MS Office and database management.
  • Able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities with efficiency and accuracy.
  • Able to travel to all areas of the plant efficiently, including climbing stairs.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedural manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from leads, managers, and co-workers. Ability to solve practical problems and deals with variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in oral, diagram, or scheduled form.
Compensation: 80-90K, Medical and Dental Health Insurance, 401K, Vacation, Sick Leave, Relocation Assistance.

To Apply: Please send resume to Jennifer Mazza

Phone: 317-870-9000

Cell: 805-441-6277

Fax: (805)481-3545

Or visit us on the web: Please note: Our services are confidential. Thank You.