My client is seeking a Senior Food Technologist to
provide technical leadership and support to Manufacturing, Global
Alliances and/or other R&D Departments.
Under minimal direction, assumes primary responsibility for undertaking
and executing fundamental applications research and development projects
of significant importance, complexity, and scope with emphasis on
solution of practical or theoretical problems where precedents may not
exist. Supervises and coordinates the development, evaluation and
applications efforts of projects having a major impact on the Company's
current and/or future business interests.
Undertakes product and process improvement projects as
assigned, routinely initiating own projects and recommending termination
of projects that are not consistent with the company business or
technical strategic initiatives.
Independently determines technical approaches to be
explored as they apply to assigned project or self-initiated projects.
Establish objectives and approaches to execute projects for self and
junior level professionals. Secure appropriate information as necessary.
Solve problems through expert level application of knowledge, experience,
original thinking, and testing of hypothesis.
Responsible for operation
of manufacturing equipment for testing, optimization and training as
required. Evaluate results, draw conclusions, make recommendations from
data and implement change if approved. Under minimal direction, act as
consultant throughout the Company on problems within Chocolate and
Confectionery area of expertise and make authoritative technical
recommendations regarding projects to be undertaken and implementation of
The incumbent is a fully competent technical resource in a specific or
specialized field of two or more of the sciences being fully
knowledgeable and conversant with the scope and potentialities of that
field. Recognized as a company-identified Chocolate and/or Confections
expert and acts as a consultant throughout the Company on problems within
area of expertise. Makes authoritative technical recommendations
regarding projects to be undertaken and implementation of results.