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Food Technologist
King & Prince Seafood Corp. - Brunswick, GA




Title: Food Technologist

FLSA Status: Exempt

Department: Research & Development

Reports To: Director of Innovation

Date Prepared: 12/1/2016

General Summary

The Food Technologist applies food science and engineering principles to enhance product development, quality control, production technology, procurement and processing for King & Prince Seafood. As a member of the R&D team, this position provides technical expertise and support to new product development initiatives, culinary professionals, the testing lab and manufacturing operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares food product samples and conducts tests for projects and special requests. Simulates manufacturing processes in all sample production.
  • Collects the appropriate data, maintains accurate records and retains reference samples for prototype duplication.
  • Assists with testing of prototypes in manufacturing.
  • Assists in preparation of products for customers as requested.
  • Documents and communicates any findings in process limitations during sample production.
  • Provides information to appropriate personnel for project inquiries.
  • Supports the establishment of quality criteria on competitive samples for duplication.
  • Assists with research of current processes, product improvements and/or cost saving opportunities.
  • Assists manufacturing personnel with data collection to meet quality expectations of new and existing products.
  • Provides technical support to personnel in the Research and Development department and laboratory.
  • Assists in the design and development of product specifications consistent with manufacturing processes.
  • Maintains, cleans and organizes laboratory facilities.
  • Maintains accurate and current inventories of raw materials.


  • Bachelorís degree in Food Science or closely related field
  • 1-2 years of product development experience in a food laboratory preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Excellent communication, analytical and teamwork skills

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Product Development: 2 years


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