Technologist Food Beverages - Thonotosassa, FL
APPLY NOWJob ID 16001744Date posted 03/09/2016
Beverages, a leader in the beverage industry has an immediate opening for a
Food Technologist in Thonotosassa, FL.
POSITION SUMMARY: Work in laboratory environment to develop samples/prototypes
of new products; modifying existing products.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES include the
- Responsible for the bench
formulation and effective scale up from bench to production floor of
- Operate and maintain lab
- Conduct analytical tests on
raw materials and finished products.
- Coordinate trial
manufacturing – materials –sampling etc.
- Responsible for assisting at
a corporate level the following: QA, production, other departments,
and companies in troubleshooting and problem solving.
- Responsible for identifying
new ingredient needs, and recommending secondary suppliers to
- Responsible for performing
sensory analysis on new products as well as on competitor’s products.
- Responsible for completing
and documenting shelf life testing confirming the performance of new
- Operates and maintains
instruments essential for gathering information for the development of
new products as well as interpret data from equipment.
- Other duties as may be
- Bachelor’s degree
- Five to ten years’ experience
with at least three (3) years in a beverage R&D capacity
- Candidate must be
knowledgeable of project management, laboratory procedures in the
discipline, and required documentation
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and
technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
- Ability to respond to common
inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or
members of the business community.
- Ability to effectively
present information to management.
- Ability to work with
mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference,
and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry, Algebra, and
- Ability to apply concepts
such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid
conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical
instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several
abstract and concrete variables.
- Needs to exhibit the ability
to apply principles of logical thinking to a wide range of
intellectual and practical problems.
- Needs to be able to deal with
formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.
- Reports directly to the
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: 10% to 20% travel.
The Nestle companies are
equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for
diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected