Food Technologist – Cookeville, TN
· Job ID:FOODTECH
· Major:Biology, Chemistry, or Food Science
· Salary:Not Specified Why?
Food Technol/Scientists, Lab Technician, Quality Control/Quality Assurance
This position is responsible for enhancing existing products and new custom-designed products, as well as design the processes and understand the machinery for making products with a consistent flavor, color, and texture in large quantity production within food service and retail design.
Duties include, but are not limited to: •Modifying existing products and processes to develop new products; •Preparing product costing based on raw material and manufacturing cost to produce positive results; •Creating spreadsheets to compile process and inspection statistics; •Administration of and devising policy for government department; •Researching current retail consumer market and latest technologies to develop new cost product concept; •Performing Vitamin A testing using HPLC, and maintain records and data as needed.
Position Requirements: •A degree in biology, chemistry, or food science is preferred; •A complete understanding of food manufacturing processes and recipe formulations of Bakery Mix and Dry Mix products; •A competent working knowledge of ingredients and raw materials; •Analytical skills and the ability to relate and communicate to others with complete understanding; •7-10 years experience as a QC/QA Technician/Lab Technician in a food or pharmaceutical manufacturing environment; •Quality-control testing experience and familiarity with testing food product during all phases of the production required. •Good documentation skills and good interpersonal communication skills. •Laboratory experience to include HPLC and Gas Chromatography machines or other food-related testing equipment; •Work flexible hours as needed; •Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs and lead others through change; •Knowledge of HACCP, USDA, FDA, SQF, AIB, cGMP and Sanitation guidelines; •Skill in organization and prioritization, and attention to detail; •Working knowledge of Lean Six Sigma and TQM preferred. Interested applicants must apply via the company website at http://millcreekbrands.com/. Deadline to apply is February 14, 2011. AMP is a drug-free and smoke-free workplace. Candidates must successfully pass a post-offer drug and alcohol test. EEO M/F/V/D
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