Friendly’s is a company founded on ice cream but built
around families. We opened our first Friendly's Ice Cream Shop in 1935.
Friendly's is a place where hungry people can sit together, eat together,
joke together and debate about who has the best way to eat an ice cream
sundae, where sons can find out why lefty pitchers are harder to hit and
where families can meet up to get an extra fifteen minutes of talk time
over our famous ice cream made in our manufacturing facility located in
For over 70 years, we've built a place that brings you a
friendly staff, reasonable prices, and a thousand sweet ways to end your
day. That's why we truly are the one place Where Ice Cream Makes The Meal®.
Friendly Ice Cream Corporation is currently seeking a Food Technologist
to work in our Food Technology Department to support our ice cream
The Food Technologist is responsible for:
1. The coordination of complex and multi-disciplined
product development projects with minimal supervision. This includes
ensuring that objectives, budget, and timelines are met.
2. Conduct bench and plant trials to create prototypes for
3. The identification and/or innovative creation of new
& unique concepts /ingredients/formulas/prototypes to achieve
business goals of commercializing new products.
3. Innovative and practical application/modification
of existing technologies to achieve business goals of commercializing new
products or line extensions.
4. Works in a team environment ensuring alignment with
cross-functional partners including Marketing, QA, Manufacturing
Engineering, Finance, Operations, and Purchasing.
5. Provide technical specifications and support to assure
smooth rollouts of new products or line extensions into operations
6. Comprehensive product documentation to enable smooth
commercialization and training of plant personnel.
- This position requires the
ability to interact and communicate effectively with Sr. Management
as well as Plant Management. The Food Technologist must be a good
problem solver, able to identify, interpret and analyze the correct
data, and provide detailed directions to development projects.
- Maintains active knowledge
and understanding in areas beyond Product Development including
Process Development, QA, Project Engineering, and thorough
understanding of Marketing needs and financial hurdles
- Sustain a high level of
competence and professionalism in a dynamic business environment
- Easily adapts to changing