We have an exciting opportunity for a Food
Technologist with experience working with various proteins, starch,
and flavor systems for the food, beverage and nutritional markets. For
more than 50 years AMCO Proteins has been developing and manufacturing
functional protein ingredients and protein polymers for customers around
the world. With our quality focus and solutions-oriented approach to
customers, AMCO Proteins has become a market leader in high-protein
powder blends and ingredient systems.
Essential job functions
- Work closely with sales and
customers to provide technical support utilizing a solutions
o Understanding ingredient,
nutritional and label claims required by customer.
o Identifying where new ingredients are suitable
and working with purchasing to obtain ingredients that meet all
o Performing ingredient evaluations including
information on functionality and applications.
o Participation in meetings, conference calls,
pilot plant and production trials.
- Develop creative protein
blends, concepts and applications in new combinations to apply to
food, beverage and nutritional markets.
- Replicate products and
protein blends which already exist in the marketplace.
- Assist in technical
training, communication, presentations or representation of the
company for internal and external purposes.
- Learn Pilot Plant
operations to assist in prototype development.
What you need for this position
- Bachelors Degree in Food Science or
a closely related Applied Science.
- Minimum 5 years of
experience in the Food Ingredients Industry.
- Preferred experience in
developing various protein systems for food applications.
- Demonstrated understanding
of product development, processing, protein/ingredient technologies.
- Comprehensive benefits
(Full medical, PTO, 401K, etc..).
- True advancement potential
in a stable company with great resources and visibility in the