Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc. - Portland, OR
Ajinomoto Windsor is looking for people who are naturally
driven for a desire to succeed and grow with a company. We are a
multi-cultural company and our workers must possess the passion to work in
a team environment. We are seeking people who strive for challenges to
learn and grow.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1) New and Revised Product Introduction
Independently coordinate and conduct production-related
tests in support of new or revised product development.
Communicate effectively with R&D, Production, Quality
Assurance and other departments to resolve issues and ensure smooth
commercialization of new or revised products.
Create, revise and maintain the Bill of Materials, routings,
flow charts and other supporting documentation for new and current products
in compliance with ISO and other applicable management systems.
Follow and actively encourage all departmental procedures,
GMPs, quality and safety standards.
Promote a positive, team-oriented environment.
Perform all other work as required.
2) Projects: Process Development, RM and PM Cost Down
Develop new processes when needed in cooperation with
R&D, production and engineering, utilizing technical knowledge of
manufacturing equipment, people and existing processes.
Develop and maintain industry expertise in support of new
and existing processes.
Oversee testing and analysis of replacement or alternate raw
and packaging materials in support of cost down and stable supply
Responsible for proper communication of potential changes to
3) Quality and Consistency of Existing Products
Work with R&D and QA departments to establish quality
assurance specifications, equipment and process specifications and testing
requirements for process control for new and existing products.
Communicate sensory and technical directions to production
to ensure consistency of product quality as necessary to establish regular
ongoing quality performance on production lines.
Facilitate technical and quality related training of
Investigate non-conforming products and assist with root
cause analysis. Make suggestions for corrective actions.
Comply with all company policies and procedures.
- Bachelors Degree (BA or
BS) from a four year college or university in food science or related
field; plus three to five years related experience and/or training; or
equivalent combination of education and experience.
- At least 1 year of food
industry experience, knowledge of food processing equipment
(especially forming, heating and freezing) is preferred.
- Strong attention to detail
and experience with problem-solving.
- Must have excellent
oral/written communication skills
- Computer knowledge of
Microsoft Office Programs
- Ability to work a flexible
If you want to earn a competitive salary and a generous 401K
plan, as well as extraordinary benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision,
Life Insurance, LTD & STD as well as a variety of other benefits
programs, then we have the career opportunity for you. Please upload your
resume with a cover letter explaining why you can step into the team ready
to run. Please include salary expectations.
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