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Alchemist (Food) - El Segundo, CA

 

QUEST NUTRITION, LLC El Segundo, CA 8/19/2014

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Job Description

Quest Nutrition, makers of the #1 selling Protein Bar, is committed to producing delicious foods with perfect nutrition. With products available online, and in over 6,000 stores across the U.S., including GNC and The Vitamin Shoppe. Quest Nutrition helps fuel and inspire everyday active, health-conscious consumers, top fitness competitors, bodybuilders, yoga enthusiasts, low-carb dieters, CrossFitters, and professional athletes. Find Quest at QuestNutrition.com, Facebook.com/QuestNutrition and Twitter.com/QuestNutrition.

Quest Nutrition is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. Quest products are available in more than 10,000 locations across the US in such retail stores as GNC, Vitamin Shoppe and Whole Foods Markets, online at QuestNutrition.com and internationally in Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, Brazil, South Africa and other countries worldwide. Follow on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest and Google+.

DO YOU LIKE PRODUCT (FOOD) CREATION, INNOVATION? DO YOU LIKE FOOD? DO YOU LIKE TO WORK FOR AN AMAZING COMPANY AND START YOUR CAREER?

BE A QUEST NUTRITION ALCHEMIST!!!


This is an entry level position that requires a high school degree. The applicant should be very detail orientated. Culinary education or a Bachelor of Science is preferred. Food prep/cooking experience is a plus, but baking, chocolate, or confectionery experience is better. Experience maintaining food production and kitchen equipment is a plus.



Key Accountabilities:

         Execute formulation/process experiments and provide constructive feedback and recommendations.

         Measure ingredients, organize and maintain ingredient and sample inventories.

         Clean dishes, tools, and work space.

         Maintain work area, inventory areas, equipment, dishes, and tools in safe, clean, neat and orderly manner.

         Assist in maintaining and stacking ingredient supplies for Research and Development purposes.

         Follow thru in computing percentages of ingredients, formulas, and other factors prior to production run.

         When applicable, assist in recording/documenting valuable information.

         When applicable, maintains concise and easily located files related to each particular productís development.

         When applicable, provides assistance to food Technologists/Chemists in Research and Development Department for product technology or quality control.

         Organizes sensory evaluations to ensure samples meet specific characteristics.

         Gathers information by observing or obtaining information from relevant sources.

         Communicates clearly and effectively with Peers, Management, and food Technologist/Chemists.

         Dedicated to the team so the best understanding of needs and requirements are communicated clearly and projects are delivered on time

         Demonstrates a strong passion for food, flavors and Innovation!

Job Requirements

 

         Integrating new product formulations into production in conjunction with food Technologists/Chemists.

         Maintaining company confidential information.

         Working with cross functional teams for smooth development of new and current products.

         Strong Facilitation and Project Management skills.

         Ability to work in a fast paced/ high pressure environment.

         Standing for long periods of time during food preparation.

         Working in cold or hot environments & equipment.

         Knowledge of and proficiency in baking processes.

         Positive attitude and work environment presence.

         Demonstrates creativity and excitement around food and food trends.

         Excellent Communication Skills both Verbal and Written.

         Able to lift, push and pull up to 50 lbs.



JOIN OUR QUEST FAMILY!!

Job Snapshot

Base Pay$13.00 - $15.00 /Hour

Employment TypeFull-Time

Job TypeResearch, Skilled Labor - Trades, QA - Quality Control

EducationHigh School

Experience2 to 4 years

Manages OthersNot Specified

IndustryFood, Manufacturing, Consumer Products

Required TravelNot Specified

Job IDALCHEMIST

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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