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Food Technologist - Arlington Heights, IL




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Arlington Heights, IL

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  • Lead development for assigned projects including bench-top product prototypes based on criteria provided by the project scope and team strategy meeting.
  • Participate in or support customer product presentations and internal cuttings as designated by project.
  • Follow-through on sample refinements based on internal cutting results and customer feedback.
  • Use resources wisely resources to optimize the quality and speed of new product development.
  • Participate in of sourcing raw materials for bench-top samples and initial plant runs.
  • Oversee initial production runs of new products and testing runs.
  • Participate in project roll-out meetings as designated by Stage Gate process
  • Understand ingredients cost against target finished good cost. ,
  • Understand manufacturability of ingredient selection and potential associated costs such as waste, impact on run rate or new equipment.


  • Analysis of available data to make informed decisions
  • Able to multi task and manage competing priorities Energized by a VERY busy organization with ever changing project work.
  • Effectively copes with change and able to give and receive feedback
  • Drives continuous improvement and able to motivate others
  • Committed to organizational success and takes ownership for results
  • Effective oral and written communications across functions
  • Able to develop interpersonal relationships to achieve goals
  • Active participant in discussions - does not wait to be asked to participate.
  • Understands Custom Private Label and Co-Manufacturing fundamental’s
  • Comfortable presenting to internal and external groups. Thinking beyond current processes – better processes, new ideas – someone that doesn’t dwell on a situation but immediately looks for a solution and drives past.


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