Technologist Carl Buddig & Company24 reviews - South Holland, IL
Food Technologist Position Location: South Holland, Illinois
Company Description: Based in Homewood, Illinois, Carl Buddig
and Company has been feeding family traditions for more than 100 years
with the very best in taste, variety and convenience. Buddig
offers an assortment of quality, thin-sliced lean meats for sandwiches,
snacks and special recipes.
Primary Responsibilities: • Provide product and operational development plans
that align with company business opportunities and available
manufacturing/packaging technologies under direction of Dir. of R&D. • Assist in the development and direct the
implementation of plant level new product development process that
includes new ideas, continued cost saving projects and improved
cross-functional understanding and execution of company plans. • Work directly with formulation, packaging and
engineering departments in executing the development plans. • Working directly with product in pilot plant
activities including blending, stuffing and cooking. • Indirect responsibility for cross-functional
resources involved in development, planning, and implementation
activities involving new products and process improvement of current
products. • Provide assistance in development of product and
costing specifications related to new products and the re-formulation of
current products. • Provide periodic project updates to the Dir. of
R&D. Maintain accurate records and reports • Other duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS: • Candidate must have knowledge of all Microsoft Office
Programs. • Candidate must have strong written and verbal
communication skills. • Must be able to read, write, and speak English. • Must be able to work in various temperatures
(office/lab/production). • Must be able to work in a high
speed environment. • Must be able to stand and/or walk for up to 8-9 hours
per day. • Must have the ability to work in a fast
paced environment. • Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds • Must be able to work 40 or more hours per week. • Must be able to work mandatory overtime if necessary.
• Must have good hand/eye coordination. • Must adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's). • Must have basic Mathematics skill. • Must be able to travel as required. (possibly
overnight) • Ability to multi-task, with the personality to
operate in a lean, conservative, mid sized
company environment, wherein the individual will both manage and create. • Demonstrated communication capabilities that promote
participation, education and information sharing, while setting high
personal and departmental deliverables.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: • Ability to legally work in the United States is
required. • BS/BA – Food or Meat Science preferred. • Minimum 3-5 years of R&D experience with
increasing responsibility and demonstrated success.