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R&D Food Technologist (Meats) 
Apex Life Sciences  6 reviews - 
South Chesterfield, VA 

 

 

 


$70,000 a year

Our client is a producer of European specialty meats located in South Chesterfield, VA with a commitment to premium quality and to on-trend innovation. Our mission is to grow the specialty meats category with genuine European tastes, new product innovations, and a multi-channel directed product portfolio. Our companyís success derives from our unwavering commitment to top quality product and customer service.

Position Summary

The R&D Technologist develops new products and researches emerging products, processes, and trends.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Research new ingredients and technologies to apply in Snacks and Emerging Products and Processes.
  • Develop new products.
  • Define recipes and production processes.
  • Define production parameters to assure production consistency
  • Create technological approval procedures for Raw Materials, Ingredients and Packaging Identify and evaluate third party co-packers.
  • Analytical Evaluation of prototypes, create a prototype approval process.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Education and Experience

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Food Science/Food Technology/Animal Science or related area with at least 3 to 5 yearsí experience in the meat or food industry.
  • Dry cured meat experience a plus.
  • Technical knowledge and good reasoning abilities.
  • Mature, enthusiastic, motivated contributor.
  • Effective written and oral communications skills.
  • Good organization skills with the ability to plan projects/activities with a high energy level.
  • Creative problem solving skills, sound judgment, and an orientation towards innovation.
  • Ability to recognize and support the organizationís preferences and priorities.

Preferred Skills and Abilities

  • Technical knowledge and good reasoning abilities.
  • Mature, enthusiastic, motivated contributor.
  • Effective written and oral communications skills.
  • Good organization skills with the ability to plan projects/activities with a high energy level.
  • Creative problem solving skills, sound judgment, and an orientation towards innovation.
  • Ability to recognize and support the organizationís preferences and priorities.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $70,000.00 /year

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • food science: 3 years
  • specialty meat: 1 year

 

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