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Meat Scientist

Manufacturer of Premium Meat Products in Fort Atkinson


Jones Dairy Farm, a family owned and operated business for over 130 years, is seeking a Meat Scientist.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to Interact and collaborate with management/employees and suppliers to develop new products as well as assist in new and existing product formulations.


Position Summary: 

Coordinates product improvement, process improvement, new ingredient testing, new equipment testing and new supplier testing.  Assists with new product development.  Responsible for sensory and shelf-life testing on new products as well as monitoring changes to existing products.  Understands food principles, interactions of various ingredients, and is familiar with USDA regulations.



  • Provide Operations technical expertise and problem solving for new and existing items/processes.
  • Support the implementation of new products and equipment by designing test runs to validate processes.
  • Work independently to run and supervise tests; testing may be conducted on various shifts or weekends as needed.
  • Document and retain records of any testing, calibrations, HACCP paperwork involved as a key component of project management.
  • Assist with the evaluation of various food ingredients, packaging material and casings.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Meat Science, Poultry Science or related field. HACCP Certified.
  • 5 years of related experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work with and direct all production workers and supervisors to run tests.
  • Excellent computer skills with Microsoft Office and demonstrate a working knowledge of and ability to run/learn all Meat processing equipment.
  • Project management and packaging experience preferred.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of all production equipment, preferred.


Benefits Package:

We offer an excellent compensation and benefit package:

  • Medical Insurance with a Health Reimbursement Account
  • Dental, Vision, Prescription, and Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Company Paid Short Term Disability/Sick Pay
  • Long Term Disability available
  • Paid Vacation and 11 Paid Holidays
  • 401K with a 100% Employer match on 5.5% eligible earnings
  • Health Club Incentives
  • Professional Development Including Tuition Reimbursement & more!


We offer an excellent compensation and benefit package. Qualified candidates should submit resume and apply online @