Title: Associate Food Technologist
Req Number: hein-00004825
Location(s): Ontario, OR
North America is seeking an Associate Food Technologist supporting the
Ore-Ida Brand Product Development Team who with moderate supervision, will
provide technical assistance to develop formulations, create and modify
factory processes in the areas of new product development, cost reduction and
Who will be successful in this role? An individual who will.
' Apply food science knowledge to provide assistance in the formulation of
new products for flavor, color, nutritional content, and adherence to
government, company policy, and industry standards.
' Provide assistance in the discovery of new
ingredients and food sources.
' Conduct trials in Pilot Plant and factory to insure compliance to approved
' Develop an awareness and/or 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
' Research ways to make processed foods safe, palatable, and healthful.
' Maintain lab conditions, raw material supply, and
effectiveness of laboratory equipment.
' Check raw ingredients for acceptability for processing, and finished
products for safety, quality, and nutritional value.
' Partner with cross-functional partners such as
food technologists, engineers, plant operators, sensory experts, packaging,
marketing, and sales in order to drive the product development process.
' Support product cuttings and demonstrations to internal and external
' Solve technical problems through search of
scientific literature or other sources of technical information.
' Investigates ingredient and process innovations through suppliers and
following skills and experience are required to be considered for this
' B.S. in Food Science or related field plus a minimum of 2 years
professional experience in a product development environment OR a Masters in
Food Science or related field plus internship experience in a product
' Candidates with a culinary degree or experience in the culinary field a
' Working knowledge of product development and familiarity with quality
' 10 - 25% travel required.
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