POSITION AVAILABLE: JO 15315 Food Technologist / Scientist Jr or Sr level

SNACK FOOD &/or MEAT, PROTEIN Applications

Seasonings, Ingredients, & Finished Products

Manufacturer of Custom Seasonings, Flavorings, Coatings, Marinades, Sauces, etc.

( primarily dry mixes, some liquid )

Location:

Milwaukee, Wisconsin area

Salary Range:

$ Competitive compensation based on your experience

Summary:

Conducts product testing, match seasonings and finished products, and develops new products at an entry-level. Applies scientific principles to accurately assess, clarify and ascertain pertinent internal and external information, and outlining project request requirements.

Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

         Determine ingredient and finished product cost feasibility.

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

         Establish & develop QA procedure & specifications according to designated procedures.

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

         Effectively demonstrate competence & comfort in working in kitchen environments.

Qualifications:

         Bachelor's degree in food science ore related field preferred.

         Previous experience in food products development preferred.

         Strong analytical skills including 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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