POSITION AVAILABLE:

JO 15160 Food Technologist/Scientist - Seasonings, Ingredients, & Finished Products Manufacturer of Custom Seasonings, Flavorings, Coatings, Marinades, Sauces, etc.(liquid & dry mixes)

Location:

Wisconsin area

Salary Range:

$ Competitive compensation based on your experience

Summary:

Conducts product testing, match seasonings and finished products, and develops new products. Reports to the Dir of Ingredients & Consumer Products

Responsibilities:

1.     Accurately assess, clarify and ascertain pertinent internal and external information, and outlining project request requirements.

2.     Set priorities and timelines for the agreed upon customer projects as assigned.

3.     Determine a systematic, efficient approach to projects through the review and examinations of related projects, reference materials, & information from Sales.

4.     Consult with suppliers and procurement to determine appropriate raw materials necessary to develop quality products.

5.     Solicit advice and technical support from other department members on applications and suitability of project plan.

6.     Execute Project Plans

7.     Provide complete documentation of each experiment including purpose, date, handling, measurements, results and conclusions of variables evaluated and subsequent course of action.

8.     Determine ingredient and finished product cost feasibility.

9.     Along with the appropriate customer research and development personnel, consult with operations personnel to identify processing recommendations and requirements for efficient manufacture.

10.   Input formulae, in standardized format into the Tech Book system specifying processing instructions as required.

11.   Establish and develop the QA procedure and specifications according to designated procedures.

12.   Support customer sampling programs through the coordination and supply of outgoing samples.

13.   Follow documented procedures for ISO, including the WAR and FARS process.

14.   Facilitate and direct scale-up by assisting with initial production runs as needed.

15.   Maintain a daily log of time spent on projects and tasks.

16.   Collaborate with the assigned sales representative to establish constructive working relationships with customer and provide for customers requests in a timely manner.

17.   Represent the company in related professional associations.

18.   Maintain an up to date knowledge base in the field of Food Technology and food technology applications.

19.   Demonstrate products to customers.

20.   Effectively demonstrate competence & comfort working in a kitchen environment.

 

Additional Responsibilities:

Perform other tasks and responsibilities as assigned. Food Technologists performing at a senior level may also serve as supervisor when needed.

Qualifications:

         Bachelorís degree in food science ore related field preferred.

         Previous experience in food products development preferred.

         Strong analytical skills including a knowledge of ingredient functionality across a broad range of food products and the ability to develop successful products.

         Demonstrated experience of excellent communication, working well in a team environment, confidence, enthusiasm, and initiative and the ability to work closely with customers.

         Excellent concise technical writing skills.

Contact:

Terri Sherman, Vice President-Industrial Foods, Ingredients & Flavors, Tom Sloan & Associates, tsherman@tsloan.com, 920-261-8890

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