Are you looking for an exciting career
opportunity with a progressive team of professionals in a growing company?
High Liner Foods is proud to be the
leading North American processor and marketer of value-added frozen
seafood. We are seeking a Food Technologist to support
Product Development/ Research & Development functions throughout the
business. The position is based at our Newport News,
You will be reporting to the
Manager of Research & Development – National Accounts and be responsible for formulating new
products and modifying existing product formulas based on general and/or
specific input from Sales and Marketing channels.
As the Food Technologist, a typical day
might include the following:
bench top samples for presentation to inside and outside customers, while
maintaining awareness of current plant process capabilities.
and execute new product line test runs with the production team. This would
include generating line test specifications, analyzeing
line test results and providing recommendations for appropriate adjustments
to product formulas and/or processes to keep manufactured product within
desired target cost parameters and organoleptic attributes.
our Costing Department with detailed accurate product formulation
information to generate product costs.
and recommend modifications to existing product formula’s
and/or processes to improve productivity, quality, and/or product cost.
Generates detailed ECN information when modifications to product formula or
product processes are required.
Global Spec team with detailed product information for generation of final
accurate laboratory and project work documentation.
Sales and Marketing channels with customer presentations both on and
off-site. This requires formal
“customer facing” in a professional manner with a sound working knowledge
of company products, processes, and capabilities.
Culinary with product demonstrations, luncheons, seminars, food shows,
focus groups, etc.
your “cutting edge” knowledge of food manufacturing processes, ingredients,
and raw materials as they apply to the seafood industry and the food
industry as a whole.
for R&D Technicians for sample packing, shipment, laboratory
maintenance, etc. as required.
This job might be
for you if:
have a BS in Food Science or related field.
have a 1-3 years related experience in Food Science, preferably with a
frozen value added protein.
we appreciate the contributions of Culinary artists, for this position we
really need someone focused on the Food Scientist aspect to round out our
High Liner Foods believes that
investing in employee development helps to engage their greatest asset,
which are the people who work here, this allows us
to maintain a competitive advantage. In return for the experience you bring to the table, you
will be given the opportunity to join a progressive, growing organization
that has seen its revenue grow 270% in the last six years to almost $950M.
With a reputation for excellence in North America and the global
marketplace, you will have the professional benefits of an international
career. This function is seen as a key piece of the corporate strategic
plan, so you’ll also be given the opportunity to grow professionally and
develop new skills as the organization continues to expand.
Offering a competitive compensation package coupled with a
bonus, benefits and retirement plan, this is a chance for you to take the
knowledge you’ve acquired in your career to date and have a real impact on
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to
race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation disability,
veteran, or marital status, genetic information or other protected status,
covered by federal, state or local law.
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
High Liner Foods
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