Gold Medal Products, now in its 84th year, is the
market leader in the manufacture of concession equipment and related food
The Food Applications Technologist is responsible for
leading all aspects of new product development, improving existing products
formulation, cost saving through formulation and ingredient sourcing. This
position has high visibility interaction with customers to lead and
influence them into new products. This position works with all category
business teams: purchasing, marketing, operations, sales, customer service
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Create new and improve existing
products. Investigate, source new ingredients and cost savings.
2.Generate product specifications and nutritional
3.Develop direct vendor relationships,
specification and documentation for vendor approval.
4.Product development: formulation, cost sourcing
ingredients, shelf life. Assist in manufacturing first production run to
meet and generate product specification.
5.Work with business units to optimize products
physical performance, shelf life, manufacturability and packaging.
6.Train customers, sales and present technical, as
well as, practical knowledge of products composition, functionality and
7. Key role in FDA, USDA, religious and audit compliance.
8. Must be able to communicate at every level of business categories.
9. Must be able to execute and manage multiple concurrent projects.
10.Perform special projects as required by
Minimum Requirements: 5 or more years of application
experience in food products design, formulation, costing/pricing, flavor
application of sweet, salty, dry and liquid food products.
Bachelor Degree, preferred in one of the following: Food Science,
Nutrition, Food Processing Advanced flavor application knowledge in dry and
liquid productsDetailed knowledge with food
products labeling as outlined under FDA/FSMA, Food Packaging, and Food
Labeling and Allergens (FALCPA) guidelines.
Generate nutritional facts. Knowledge of Genesis SQL is preferred.
Certification and knowledge in HACCP.
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1.Strong interpersonal skills.
2.Able to organize and complete multiple
assignments while working under time constraints.
3.Ability to communicate effectively and
4.Must have strong work ethic and a high energy
5.Self-starter: results and detail oriented.
6.Computer skills required with proficiency in MS
Office applications, Bar Tender and Genesis SQL7.
Must be able to work days, some weekends and trade
Please submit a cover letter that expresses your
qualification to excel in this position.
check out our website at www.gmpopcorn.com