Technologist - (151120) - MN-Arden Hills
Land O'Lakes Dairy Foods division is a leading
marketer of a full line of dairy-based consumer, foodservice and food
ingredient products across the United States. This division also includes
Global Dairy Ingredients that sells a portfolio of value-added dairy
ingredients (specialty powders, milk powder, cheese, butter and whey) and
offers expertise to large international customers.
Provide technical support on projects to scientists
and managers. Assist in organizing, planning and conducting
benchtop, piot plant and plant trials and
record results. Perform specialized technical analyses as
needed. Contribute to discussions on options for ingredient
selection, formulation and processing conditions. Record results of
experiments and review results with scientists. Develop a depth of
knowledge in their product area. Organize product review meetings
and record and report results. Manage product samples and
ingredients. Participate in lab maintenance including instrumentation,
cleaning, labeling and inventory
management. Create, update and manage approval for product and
ingredient specifications within the specifications system.
Experience-Education (Required): B.S. Food Science, Dairy
Science or a related field from an accredited universiity.
Competencies-Skills (Required): Ability to accurately
record data and report observations. Ability to communicate
effectively both orally and in writing including summarizing meeting
discussions and outcomes. Superior time management, prioritization
and organizational skills. Ability to use lab
instrumentation. Basic understanding of statistics including
process control and capability. Ability to deliver results on
time. Comfortable with fast-paced environment with rapidly changing
priorities and needs. Ability to maintain an even temper in times
of stress. Ability to work cooperatively and independently.
Willing to learn about Land O'Lakes business, products, consumers and
customers. Actively pursues learning & self
development. Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
1-2 years experience a plus.
Competencies-Skills (Preferred): Ability to interpret the
results of data and report implications. Prior hands on experience
with dairy products.
EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces
a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment
substance abuse testing.
: US-Minnesota-Arden Hills
: Research and Development
: Dairy Foods
: New Grad
: Yes, 25 % of the Time
: May 6, 2015