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Your best resource for finding food science jobs in Tennessee

This is a complete guide to help you find food science jobs in Tennessee.

Actually, it’s even more than that – it’s a guide you can bookmark and share for the rest of your career to help you navigate the food and beverage industry, regardless of what job boards, social media platforms or networking tools are in favor at the time.

This guide can be your constant companion you can refer back to(I keep it updated) when you’re looking for food science jobs the rest of your career.

I’m one of the top, most highly respected Food Science recruiters in North America. I work with food science professionals and every imaginable company that hires individuals like yourself with a Food Science degree and food science background.

So when it comes to finding a new job in food science out of school, or relocating to Tennessee or scrambling to find a job in food science after being laid off, I’m an expert in developing a plan and strategy to help food science professionals find their next role.

A food science background is by nature a very narrow technical skill set, but a food science degree is not just a ticket to find a job at a food manufacturer. The universe of companies that hire food scientists is larger than you might imagine when you consider all the different applications and technology and service providers that go into making the food and beverage industry run in North America.

Here’s a list of companies that hire(I’ve placed people with food science degrees at each of these companies, whether it be a Food Scientist, an R&D Manager or an Account Manager for an ingredient company).

  • Consumer packaged goods companies 
  • Food manufacturers
  • Beverage manufacturers
  • Contract manufacturers
  • Co-packers
  • Food companies
  • Beverage companies
  • Food processors
  • Food equipment manufacturers
  • Quick service restaurant chains
  • Ingredient manufacturers
  • Ingredient companies
  • Flavor manufacturers
  • Flavor companies
  • Product development consulting companies

Here is a comprehensive list of jobs that typical require a Food Science degree

  • Food Scientist
  • Sr. Food Scientist
  • Product Developer
  • Food Technologist
  • Sr. Food Technologist
  • Sensory Scientist
  • Sr. Sensory Scientist
  • Account Manager
  • Senior Account Manager
  • Strategic Account Manager

As a top food science recruiter in the US, I take phone calls and receive emails all the time asking me the following question:

How do I find food science jobs near me?


Can you help me find a job in Tennessee or “somewhere warmer”, “somewhere down south” or “anywhere out west”?

Here’s the answer.

A Food Science recruiter is your best bet and the first step you should take when you start to look for Food Science jobs in or near Tennessee.

The reason is this.

  • An experienced food science recruiter knows every company that hires people like yourself with a Food Science degree.
  • An experienced and reputable food science recruiter will give you objective information and insight about a company’s reputation, their work environment, their leadership team and their company culture.
  • A savvy food science recruiter will know the best way for you to differentiate yourself and make a strong impression with the hiring manager and during the interview process.
  • An experienced and knowledgeable food science recruiter will work with you to customize your resume, LinkedIn profile and social media presence to ensure you make a strong impression with hiring managers and during the interview process.

Take the next step to find a Food Science job in Tennessee

Include your name and email address below and let me know you’re looking for food science jobs and career opportunities in Tennessee.

I’ll follow up and connect with you to discuss your background and the what jobs in food science we’re currently working on in Tennessee. Not all food science jobs are advertised.

These conversations are extremely valuable for you in that as an experienced food science recruiter, I can give you perspective and insight about the job market, what companies look for when they hire food science professionals and how best to find your way onto the radar of hiring managers and food industry executives in Tennessee.

I’m looking forward to hearing from you.

Signature * Bob Pudlock

My name is Bob Pudlock and I’m a top food science recruiter in North America. I’m also the President of Gulf Stream Search, a food industry search firm that works with food, beverage, ingredient and flavor companies to help them identify and capture top talent for their teams.

I’m also the President of Gulf Stream Growth – Gulf Stream Growth helps companies make better, more informed hires with pre-employment assessment tests, leadership development resources as well as personal and professional resources for individuals.

You can also learn more about Food Science, Food Safety and emerging trends and technologies in the food industry by checking out our food safety and food technology sites we publish – Food Safety Insider and Food Tech Insider.

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