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Food Technologist Engineer
Logic Staffing - Tacoma, WA




$50,000 - $75,000 a year - Full-time, Temporary

Logic Staffing is currently recruiting a Food Technologist / Engineer for a local client company. This is a salaried/full-time position - NOT a temporary role.

This is an immediate opening, thus ONLY local candidates will be considered for this position.

Below is the job description and qualifications for your review!

Reports to: Director of R&D and QA

General Responsibilities:

  • R&D bench work – formulation of new products; improvements to existing products; using existing or newly discovered ingredients and techniques
  • Develop cost effective production process for the commercialization of new products and improvements to how existing products are manufactured
  • Develop specifications for finished goods, raw materials and packaging
  • Evaluation of new packaging and/or new suppliers
  • Member of Food Defense Team, understand Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) and GFSI standards
  • Assist Director with customer audits
  • Participate as a team member at monthly Plant QA-Production Meetings and other meetings as needed
  • Trouble shooting when errors in production occur and determining disposition of product (rework, hold, etc.)
  • Assist with microbiological testing of finished product, raw materials, and environmental swabs
  • Shelf-life testing
  • Assist in investigation of customer complaints and assist in decisions for disposition of product

Fundamental knowledge of:

  • Product development process – sample acquisition, formulation, testing, bench to commercialization process
  • Heat and Mass Transfer Modeling
  • Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics
  • Shelf-life and Sensory Testing
  • Pantone Matching System – Color Correctness
  • Lab Equipment - Spectrophotometer, pH Meter, Brix, Viscometer, Moisture Analyzer

Education :

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science and Technology
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience


  • M-F with some weekends as needed
  • Some travel 10% or less required

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 to $75,000.00 /year

Required education:

  • Bachelor's


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