North America is seeking to hire an Associate Food Technologist who with
supervision will develop formulations and create and modify factory
processes in the areas of new product development, cost reduction and
· Apply food science knowledge
and assist to determine best ways to process, package, preserve, store, and
· Perform trials in Pilot
Plant and factory to insure compliance to approved formulas.
· Keep technically informed
through suppliers and technical literature.
· Use chemistry, microbiology,
engineering, and other sciences to study the principles underlying the
processing and deterioration of foods.
· Analyze food content to
determine levels of vitamins, fat, sugar, and protein.
· Discover new food sources.
· Research ways to make
processed foods safe, palatable, and healthful.
· Help with the formulation of
new products for flavor, color, nutritional content, and adherence to
government, company policy, and industry standards.
· Check raw ingredients for
acceptability for processing, and finished products for safety, quality, and
· Confer with supervisor
and/or cross-functional partners such as food technologists, engineers,
plant operators, sensory experts, packaging, marketing, and sales in order
to drive the product development process.
· Evaluate food processing and
storage operations, assist in the development of quality assurance programs
for such operations.
· Study methods to improve
aspects of food such as chemical composition, flavor, color, nutritional
value, and convenience.
· Assist with the development
of food standards and specifications, safety and sanitary regulations.
· Demonstrate products to
internal and external clients.
· Solve technical problems
through search of scientific literature or other sources of technical
· Investigates ingredient and
process innovations through suppliers and technical literature.