Technologist (Dough) - Marshall, MN
Schwan's Research & Development, Inc. (Schwan’s), a subsidiary of
The Schwan Food Company, is expanding our Food Service Food
Technology department. If you’re a professional with interests in
forming and leading product development projects related to
dough/sandwich and handheld products by developing complex formulas,
processing procedures, and specifications for new products, product
enhancements, and cost reductions to meet project parameters and
Business Unit strategies, in addition to providing advanced technical
support to Marketing, Sales, Operations, and external customers, take
a look at career opportunities at Schwan’s.
you’ll get a competitive pay and benefits package. If you’re
interested in joining a global, privately owned company on the move,
this is your opportunity. To find out more and to apply for these
opportunities at Schwan’s, visit our website
at: www.schwansjobs.com .
- Provides advanced
technical solutions to production issues as it relates to
ingredient, formulas, processing procedures, and specifications
to ensure continuous production of existing products and
maintain product quality and safety.
- Develops experimental
formulas, processing procedures, and specifications for raw
ingredients, subassemblies, and finished products for simple new
product, product improvement, and cost reduction that meet
project parameters of established pricing, Marketing goals, food
regulations, and operation feasibility.
- Organizes and manages
complex test runs to validate or modify experimental formulas
and processing procedures to develop final specifications and
ensure reproducibility for the production of finished products
- Establishes team and
works with members to ensure successful start-ups of new
products, product improvements, cost reductions, and ingredient,
formula, specification, or process changes
- Evaluates ingredients
and processing techniques to identify and commercialize simple
product improvement and cost reduction opportunities.
- Evaluates, confirms
specifications and implements proposed ingredients or process
for Supplier Optimization.
- Documents all work
according to established procedures and guidelines provides
timely and effective oral and written communication and prepare
various project reports to project personnel and project leader
to ensure complete communication of project status, progress,
issues, solutions, timeline, and accountability.
- Supports innovation in
the development of new ideas, new products or new product
platforms through ideation sessions and bench top
experimentation, along with the ability to effectively
communicate the concept.
Science degree in Food Science, or related field, or equivalent
combination of education and/or product development experience.
Years of related experience: 6-8 years related experience
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Advanced communication and
interpersonal skills. Advanced PC skills including Microsoft Office
Suite particularly Excel and Word; advanced knowledge of Algebra,
Geometry, Physics, Chemistry, and Statistics; solid knowledge and
understanding of food ingredients, food chemistry, food processing,
and food functionality; must be able to comprehend technical
articles, research papers, or presentation; must be able to apply
advanced technical knowledge learned; advanced ability to define
problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and
offer solutions; ability to taste and ingest any type of food product
currently under development
Let us tell you about The
Schwan Food Company. We are the largest, branded frozen-food company
in the United States. Schwan's® offers home delivery to customers
throughout the 48 contiguous United States as well as operating with
a large presence in the foodservice channel and high visibility in
the retail frozen food aisle. The company has 19 brands including
Tony's®, Red Baron®, Freschetta®, Edwards®,
Mrs. Smith's and the Schwan's® brand.
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