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Food Technologist
Fuji Food Products - Santa Fe Springs, CA

 

Leading National Food Manufacturer and Distributor in Santa Fe Springs, CA seeks:

FOOD TECHNOLOGIST, EXPERIENCED

We’re looking for an experienced Food Technologist with an in-depth knowledge of food science and technology and experience in product development. Candidate must have the ability to formulate and assist in the scale up of a wide variety of fresh, healthy, savory food products; be able to independently manage multiple projects, and work effectively with cross-functional internal and client teams. While not required, the ideal candidate will have some culinary cross-training and/or demonstrated cooking experience.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop food products from concept to commercialization that meets customers’ specifications and needs.
  • Develop products within cost parameters as required.
  • Establish product specifications; develop nutrition facts and product labeling information.
  • Oversee plant trial runs and production start-ups, adapting formulas and processes as required.
  • Work closely with Procurement to source new and cost effective ingredients.
  • Provide product information and technical support to customers.
  • Provide technical support and training to Quality Assurance, Production and Sales departments.
  • Work closely with production and Quality Assurance on development and process flow on new products and improvements to existing products.
  • Coordinating with QA, conduct shelf life studies, evaluate product stability and process flow and recommend product shelf life.
  • Ensure new products adhere to federal and food industry standards.
  • Effectively communicate with R&D manager on project updates.
  • Perform special projects and duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science or related field; Culinary experience a plus.
  • 4-5 years of food product development experience.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and to operate effectively in a fast paced working environment.
  • Knowledge of food and safety regulations.
  • Highly innovative and creative.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and able to work cross-functionally with different departments.
  • Familiarity with good manufacturing process.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Genesis Nutritional Program.
  • Good problem solving and analytics skills.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and professional demeanor, with an ability to interact with employees and others at any level within an organization.

To indicate your interest in this opening, please forward a resume (Word or PDF format) and cover letter to our recruiting mailbox.

Benefits:

- Competitive pay
- Medical
- Dental
- Vision
- Life
- 401k
- Sick/Vacation

www.fujifood.com

EOE

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