King & Prince Seafood Corp. - Brunswick, GA
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports To: Director of Innovation
Date Prepared: 12/1/2016
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
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
Assists manufacturing personnel
with data collection to meet quality expectations of new and existing
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
Maintains, cleans and organizes
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
Ability to define problems,
collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
analytical and teamwork skills