SR. Food Technologist - DG/KO –
Central Valley, CA
- The coordination of complex and
multi disciplined product development projects
with minimal supervision. This includes ensuring that objectives,
budget and timelines are met.
- Conduct bench, pilot plant, and
plant trials to create prototypes for consumer testing.
- The identification and/or
innovations creation of new & unique
concepts/ingredients/formulas/prototypes to achieve business goals of
commercializing new products and product forms.
- Innovative and practical
applications/modification of existing technologies to achieve business
goals of commercializing new products or line extensions.
- Works in a team environment
ensuring alignments with cross functional partners including Marketing,
QC, Process development, packaging development, finance, operations and
- Providing technical
specifications and support to assure smooth rollouts of new products or
line extensions into operations.
- Comprehensive product
documentation to enable smooth commercialization and training of plan
- Identification, assessment and
validation of formulations from bench top to commercialization (60%).
- Ensures all proper
documentation is done correctly and on schedule (15%)
- Manages the financial aspects
of Product Development including ingredient costs and plant trials (10%)
- Fosters an innovations culture
in company by continually introducing new ideas and product concepts
- Creates, designs,
supervises the development of new experimental protocols/best practice
required to validate product concepts and prototypes (5%)
- Independently directs the
activities of outside vendors including ingredients and services (5%)
- This position requires the
ability to interact 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 and
Package Development, QA, Project Engineering and thorough understanding
of Marketing needs and financial hurdles.
- Sustain a high level of
competencies and professionalism in a dynamic business environment
- Easily adapts on changing
- BS in Food Science or related
- Mininum of 5 years
AND PHYSICAL ASPECTS:
Stand and walk for long periods of time.
Safely Work (bend down) under / around equipment.
Work in a refrigerated environment.
Must be able to safely lift 25 pounds.
Must wear personal protective equipment as needed.
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