Scientific Search specializes in CPG, Food and Beverage Recruiting and Staffing for a broad spectrum of technical, management and executive level positions (including Directors and Vice Presidents).

Featured CPG, Food & Beverage Candidates:


Vice President, Marketing  (CN#393,753)

25+ years’ experience      *Will consider consulting or temporary opportunities*

  • Led department of 15+ individuals and supervised brand advertising, consumer promotion, new products, private label programs and key strategic initiatives.
  • Expertise in raising rankings of products; our product passed a product as the #4 ranked brand in the U.S and passed another product as the #2 ranked brand.
  • Introduced key new products in the adult and all-family segments.
  • Managed Midwest Division product lines with sales of $300M+ and operating income of $35M.
  • MBA – Marketing Management; BA – Political Science; Several Awards.

For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Stu Bergen, sb@scientificsearch.com.


Director, Corporate Quality  (CN#372,944)

30 years’ experience

  • Responsible for overall operation of a single unit flexible packaging manufacturing plant.
  • Worked with customers closely to implement Quality Systems based on SQF food safetyrequirements. Prepared RFQ (request for quotes)
  • Responsible for Quality Assurance at multiple plants located in the United States.
  • Managed Customer, and third-party audits, “ISO and food safety”. Develop root cause and corrective action plans for audit findings.
  • BS Metallurgical Engineering; Certification: ASQ certified Quality Engineer

For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Stu Bergen, sb@scientificsearch.com.


Director, Product Development  (CN#383,265)

6 years’ experience

  • Trained and proficient in ESHA Genesis for over 10 years.
  • Manage all aspects of the new product cycle (ideation, benchtop samples, hands-on supervision of plant trials, shelf- life evaluations, and launch).
  • Lead the project of transitioning to a new building from 100 employees to 200+, with new processes and equipment training.
  • Provide guidance, and support to the QA/Food Safety team, Operations, and Sales/Marketing for product/process development, technical questions, root cause identification and problem solving.
  • BS – Culinary Nutrition; Certified Research Chef.

For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Stu Bergen, sb@scientificsearch.com.


Quality Assurance Manager  (CN#392,646)

19 years’ experience

  • Expanded knowledge and applications of FDA, FSMA, and USDA regulations.
  • Participated in developing a Food Quality Plan; earned Food Quality Plan team leader.
  • Successfully executed Regulatory audits as QA Manager, including State Health Department, FDA FSMA and FDA Juice HACCP.
  • Grew department from 3 employees to 17 in 17 months.
  • BS – Biology; Certificate: SQF Level 2; Certificate: FSPCA PreventiveControls for Human Food; Certificate: HACCP  

For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Stu Bergen, sb@scientificsearch.com.


Sanitation Supervisor  (CN#390,203)

11 years’ experience

  • Lead internal sanitation teams, schedule work assignments for team members, and hold team meetings to continuously train coworkers.
  • Extensive auditing experience. Facilitates FDA and SQF audits.
  • Trained staff on how to properly deconstruct, sanitize, and reassemble equipment.
  • Lead, managed, and implemented plant sanitation and pest management systems.
  • AS – International Business.

For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Stu Bergen, sb@scientificsearch.com.


Maintenance Mechanic  (CN#366,541)

22 years’ experience

  • Maintenance performed on GEA Aseptic filler equipment including weekly and monthly PMS.
  • Corrective troubleshooting on machinery and associated electrical and instrumental devices while in production mode.
  • Made equipment changeovers as per product being produced, also fabrication of machine parts as needed.
  • Installed, repaired, set up, calibrated, and maintenance of all equipment.
  • Industrial Systems Technology Certification.

For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Stu Bergen, sb@scientificsearch.com.


Contact us today or call 856-761-0900 and let us show you what our  team can do.

Our internal database contains thousands of qualified professionals within the CPG, food and beverage industry that we have established relationships with.  We are typically able to provide you with outstanding candidates within days of a request if not sooner.

Some typical positions that we routinely place are:

  • Chemist
  • Design Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Food Labeling Specialist
  • Food Safety
  • Food Scientist
  • Machine Design
  • Maintenance
  • Marketing
  • Mechanics
  • Microbiologist
  • Operations
  • Packaging Engineering
  • Plant Management
  • Process Engineering
  • Product Developers
  • Production
  • Project Leader
  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality Control
  • Research and Development
  • Sensory
  • Supply Chain


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