Food Technologist - Naples, FL
Eurofins USA Food Testing
The National Food Lab is a fast-growing company with
a vision to be the destination for tailored solutions for the food industry –
beginning to end. Our mission is to provide services that help food,
beverage, and supplement companies deliver safe, healthy and successful
products. We seek to make a positive impact in the advancement of food
safety, quality and nutrition, fulfilling our corporate promise – to improve
health and improve lives.
The National Food Lab’s best-in-class
consumer and sensory research capabilities are the result of the acquisition
and combination of two long-standing and respected organizations, the former
Food Perspectives, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN) and National Food Lab (Livermore,
CA). Using a variety of quantitative and qualitative consumer and sensory
research techniques we help our clients make products consumers love. We help
- Develop new
- Re-energize a
product-concept fit or packaging effectiveness
- Understand the
product, brand and category competitive landscapes
objective results to management
The Food Technologist position is Full-Time, 1st
Shift position, Candidates within a commutable distance of Naples,
FL are encouraged to apply.
and promotes the company vision
attendance and punctuality
GMP/GLP/FSMA/ HAACP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate
direction, executes bench-top experiments and formulation work,
nutritional and component analysis, specification writing, shelf life
studies, consumer studies, and/or sensory studies
- Documents work
and maintains study documentation and laboratory records
- Supports pilot
plant trials; prepares samples for processing, operates processing
and/or packaging equipment, and collects data.
with ingredient suppliers; orders ingredients and requests
documentation. Prepares packages and sends product samples to clients
and outside laboratories for evaluation and testing.
- Assists in
writing reports, methods, protocols and SOPs, and make suggestions for
modifications in test methods and procedures.
- Keeps updated
and educated on relevant news, literature and findings in the industry.
- Networks with
individuals outside of Eurofins
- Trains and
assists less experienced staff
- Completes all
required training courses.
- Learns and
demonstrates departmental procedures and policies
- Viewed as a
resource across multiple teams
- Conducts all
activities in a safe and efficient manner
- Performs other
duties as assigned
- Bachelor of
Sciences degree in Food Science or an allied science is required.
- Adept at
cleaning, configuring and maintaining bench and pilot scale food
- Must use
hearing protection, eye protection, proper footwear, lab coat, hairnets
and gloves when necessary.
- Overtime and
weekend work as required
immunizations and screening as required
- Will be
exposed to potential food allergens
As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received
national recognition as a great place to work! We offer excellent full-time
benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability
insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays, vacation, personal days,
and dental and vision options.
Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment
Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.