To develop and
incorporate seasonings and flavors into value added meat/poultry products
by applying the scientific and technical knowledge of meat/poultry and
their processes. Design and create new brines, marinades, and rubs. Take a
lead role in customer presentations and solving our customerís technical
- Formulate meat/poultry
products, new or existing for presentation to customers based upon
- Stay abreast/educated on meat
science and processing technology. Have knowledge of USDA and FDA
- Able to develop quality retail
meat products like sausages, deli meats, cured meats, smoked meats,
etc. in the lab.
- Have a through
knowledge of functional ingredients. Identify new and replacement raw
materials that can be used in the development of meat/poultry
- Replicate products and flavors
that already exist in the marketplace.
- Demonstrated data entry and PC
skills, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint required.
- Possesses advanced knowledge of
our customer products and processes and apply this knowledge to the
development of culinary ideas.
- Maintain ongoing communications
with customers, sales people and co-workers on projects.
- Maintain laboratory equipment
and ensure adequate supplies.
- Conduct sensory evaluations of
seasonings and food products.
- Meet project requirements
within specified due dates.
- Maintains accurate and
organized project records.
- May execute projects or perform
other duties as required by the Division.
Minimum Requirements :
Bachelors Degree in Food Technology or Meat
Minimum of 5 years experience in the meat/poultry processing
industry. Seasoning / flavor experience is a plus.
Must be able to taste
and smell chemicals, flavors and food products. Must be able to stand for
long periods of time in
a laboratory setting. Must be able to see to mix and compound flavors.
Working Environment :
with exposure to a variety of food GRAS chemicals, flavors and food
Job Type: Full-time