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Food Technologist
Total Quality Consulting - Bakersfield, CA





$65,000 a year

Job Summary


You will be responsible for applying food science principles to product development to create foods from concept to design to market. You will be collaborating with the Food Science team and culinary chefs to refine recipes with the ability to scale for product launches. You will collaborate closely with Marketing, Quality Assurance, Engineering, and Operations to develop new products.

Job Responsibilities -

  • Work with chefs, culinary consultants, and agencies in taking recipes from concept to production
  • Formulate recipes to scale up, make repeatable, shelf stable, and food safe.
  • Develop and maintain food products that comply with regulatory requirements or customer requirements
  • Develop specifications for all raw materials, process controls, and finished goods.
  • Procure and provide costing analysis of raw materials for developed formulas.
  • Work cross functionally with sales, operations, procurement, QC, etc to ensure smooth flow of new product launches
  • Manage multiple projects at once, while ensuring deadlines are met to get prototypes developed.
  • Conduct sensory on all products.
  • Works closely with our ingredient and packaging suppliers on the technical characteristics of our materials and troubleshooting of ingredient performance.

Skills/Work Experience -

  • BS or MS in Food Science
  • 1-5 years’ experience in new product development process.
  • HACCP Knowledge
  • Worked with different methods of packaging
  • Knowledge of physical properties and chemical composition of food and ingredients.
  • Knowledge of extensive areas of food science and technology and experimental procedures.

Applicants may be asked to provide income and employment verification

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $65,000.00 /year

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Food Research and Development: 1 year


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