Food Science Co-op

Date:  Jan 12, 2022
Posting End Date: 

Webster Groves, MO, US, 63119

Company:  ICL Specialty Products Inc

Job Description


ICL is a global leader in the Bromine, Potash, Phosphates, and Innovative Ag Solutions markets.  More than 11,000 talented employees across 30 countries in 5 continents work tirelessly to support humanity’s most crucial needs.  Our employees are helping to feed the world’s growing population whiling providing better and safer industrial solutions that improve quality of life.


This position will assist with research efforts in our food ingredients division with an emphasis on applications research in bakery, beverage, dairy, and meat products.


Semester Offered: Summer/Fall 2022 (This is a co-op opportunity that will require you to take off school for one semester.)

I’m interested! What will I get to do in this position?


  • Assist in research and applications work for food applications (bakery, beverage, dairy, and meat) containing various functional ingredients
  • Conduct data analysis and provide interpretation, draw conclusions from a variety of microbiological, chemical and physical tests
  • Conduct basic analytical testing (pH, Texture Analysis, water activity, moisture, viscosity, etc.) to support product development work
  • Maintains the lab operations: maintains inventory records and other relevant performance data and keeps lab areas and equipment calibrated, clean and operational
  • Participate in site safety activities


What skills and experience do I need to be successful in this role?


  • Pursuing a B.S. degree in Food Science or Chemistry related
  • Completed sophomore year in college
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization
  • Strong focus on data collection and documentation
  • Ability to set priorities, manage multiple projects and demonstrate strong attention to detail
  • Highly motivated and eager to learn
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to relocate upon graduation for a full-time position


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabilities

Nearest Major Market: St Louis