Our client, a leading food ingredient company,
seeks a strong Food Technologist. This person should be well-versed in
the development of innovative sweet good prototypes and products.
Develop both standard and innovative sweet good prototypes to demonstrate
the company’s product line in support of existing and new business growth
opportunities at targeted customers. Actively contribute ideas and
physical assistance while further developing an expertise in the use of
flavors and food ingredients. Can work independently and balance a
multi-task workload. Effectively communicate the features and benefits of
product lines and assists in delivering presentations to customers, sales
and internal management.
accurate records of work. Able to organize projects and prepare
reports including: project objectives, project progress, technical
formulations, and customer data sheets
in maintaining a safe and professional environment.
with a sense of urgency and be customer-oriented. Provide on-going
communication with the Sales team to provide the customer with
timely service to meet their objectives.
to accompany Account Representatives on customer calls to help
educate customers on company strengths and capabilities.
and focus resources on new technologies that will provide innovative
solutions to customer issues.
the expertise of the creative flavorists
and sensory groups to develop/recommend flavor systems to meet or
exceed project objective. As needed, identify and test products for
stability and shelf life. Participate in scheduled sensory panels.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors Degree in food science, chemistry or
related technical area and a minimum of 5 years
experience in the food industry with a product development
background in bakery, confections or sweet goods. Prior experience in
flavor applications is highly preferred.