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Job Title:   Food Technologist - DuBois, PA

Job Family:

R&D and Sustainability


DuBois Plant


With our pioneering Horizon Organic, Silk, International Delight, Land O'Lakes and Earthbound Farm brands in North America and Alpro and Provamel brands in Europe, WhiteWave Foods has made healthy, alternative food choices mainstream, creating not just new categories, but a new consumer mind set. At heart, we are creators, engaged in the making of a new kind of Food Company. We are unique in possessing both the creativity and the scale not only to meet the world's emerging needs, but to shape them, and help define the future of food.

Our company's history is rooted in the spirit and principles of small food. But The WhiteWave Foods Company has the scale and resources of big food, which allows us to bring better food to more people.

As we experience growth, and as our portfolio of products grows, we maintain a constant focus on our environmental and social responsibilities. We pursue reductions against waste, water usage and greenhouse gas emissions throughout our operations, focusing on our plants and our company owned farms. We are also champions for food security, lending our support to national hunger relief organizations and those that operate in our local communities.


POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Provide yogurt technology expertise and on-site R&D support to the WhiteWave Foods manufacturing facility in DuBois, PA.
RESPONSIBILITIES: As a member of R&D and working on-site as a DuBois team member: 

  • Trouble shoot and optimize current yogurt products and manufacturing process
  • Provide onsite technical support for new yogurt brands
  • Onsite technical lead for new product scale up trials
  • Scale up and commercialization of new Ingredients
  • Verify process capability working with Quality and Operations
  • Optimize critical yogurt consumer attributes
  • Ensure strong and effective product specifications
  • Evaluate yogurt products for shelf life
  • Test new yogurt technologies and lab methods
  • Provide support to Packaging Engineering as required
  • Provide on-site Sensory training working with Corp R&D and Quality
  • Provide Corporate R&D reports on status of Yogurt at DuBois



Education and Experience:

  • B.S. in Food Science or related field with 1-3 years of relevant work experience
  • Hands on experience with yogurt product development and/or processing

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with Cultured food products with emphasis on Yogurt
  • Experienced in food processing   
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Highly collaborative working style


SALARY: WhiteWave Foods Company offers a competitive salary and bonus potential. The company also provides a comprehensive benefits package as well as many other company sponsored benefits.

Nothing in this job description restricts WhiteWave Foods rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibility to this job at any time.

The WhiteWave Foods Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, pregnancy or any other factor that may be protected by law. This policy extends to all employees and includes all aspects of the employment relationship. WhiteWave Foods is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

For additional information on Equal Opportunity Employment, click here.

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