Job ID: 373175
Job Title: FOOD TECHNOLOGIST - SENIOR
Job Type: Permanent
Company: JUDGE GROUP
Contact E-mail: email@example.com
Description: Growing Food Manufacturing company is searching for a Sr. Food Technologist. A BS degree in food science or related is required and 5 years of experience as a Food Technologist is required. Excellent interpersonal, time management, flexibility, and ability to work in a fast paced, high stress environment are essential. This position will require the candidate to be open to some travel as needed. Candidate needs to have experience with coatings and/or proteins.
The Senior Food Technologist operates as a project leader and/or member of a cross functional product development team to support the Initiatives, business plan, and objectives of the company.
*Applies scientific and engineering principles in research, development, production technology, quality control, packaging, processing and utilization of foods to design, develop, and produce new and/or improved products. This position plays a major role in the creation of new products and therefore plays an important part in supporting overall strategic goals.
*Work with other Food Technologists, Technicians, Chefs, Quality Assurance, Production, Procurement, Regulatory, and Sales & Marketing personnel in support of all business channels.
*Formulates new products and modifies existing product formulas based on general and specific input from Sales and Marketing channels.
*Designs, coordinates, and executes new product line test runs. Analyzes line test results and collaborates with process engineers, production staff, packaging, and Marketing specialists to ensure manufactured product is within desired target cost parameters, performance, and organoleptic attributes.
*Monitors initial production runs until product parameters are met.
*Analyzes line test results and recommends appropriate adjustments to product formulas and/or processes to keep manufactured product within desired target cost parameters and organoleptic attributes.
*Troubleshoots and recommends modifications to existing product formulas and/or processes to improve productivity, quality and/or product cost.
*Generates preliminary, tentative, and finished product specifications for new processes - Modifies existing product specifications reflecting changes to formulas and/or processes.
*Assist engineering, production, accounting, purchasing, marketing, labeling, and GA in the completion of development related projects.
*Maintains a thorough understanding of US food labeling laws and regulations.
*Prepares sample product and conducts additional duties as required for:
*Generates and maintains accurate laboratory and project work documentation.