Food Technologist – Carmel, IN

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Location:

Carmel, IN 46032 ( map it!Map it )

Employee Type:

Full-Time Employee

Industry:

Food
Manufacturing

Manages Others:

No

Job Type:

Research
Science

Education:

4 Year Degree

Experience:

Not Specified

Travel:

Negligible

Posted:

3/16/2009

Contact Information

Contact:

Human Resources

Ref ID:

Food Technologist

Description DESCRIPTION Fast growing food manufacturer and distributor is searching for a Food Technologist SCOPE The Food Technologist is food scientist who applies

scientific and engineering principles in research, development, production technology, quality control, packaging, processing, and utilization of foods. This person conducts basic

research and new product research and development of foods. Develops new and improved methods and systems for food processing, production, quality control, packaging

and distribution. Studies methods to improve quality of foods, for example flavor, color, texture, nutritional value, convenience, or physical, chemical, and microbiological composition

of foods. Develops food standards, safety and sanitary regulations. Tests new products in test kitchen and develops specific processing methods in laboratory pilot plant, and confers

with process engineers, flavor experts, and packaging and marketing specialist to resolve problems. May also specialize in one phase of food technology, for example product

development, quality control, or production inspection, technical writing, teaching or consulting. May also specialize in particular branch of food technology, for example cereal grains,

 meat and poultry, fats and oils, seafood, animal foods, beverages, dairy products, flavors, sugars and starches, sabilizers, preservatives, colors, and nutritional additives, and be

indentified according to branch of food technology. ESSENTIAL DUTIES • Oversee all stages of product and process development and control for new and existing formulas. •

Review and approving nutritional data for print, writing new product specifications, and documenting labeling regulations. • Developing samples/prototypes of new products,

modifying existing products, developing specifications for product production labeling, and compiling cost analysis information. • Work with sales, marketing and quality assurance

departments coordinating with suppliers of ingredients, ensuring smooth start-up for new product production processes, and completing other special projects as needed.

COMPANY INFORMATION Heartland Sweeteners, LLC is a leader in the production and distribution of no calorie sweetener products to retail and food service markets. Our

state-of-the-art production and distribution facilities along with centrally located distribution centers provide efficient distribution of its full product line to its customers. Products

include branded and private label table-top sweeteners for hot and cold beverages and granular tabletop sweetener for baking in a variety of sizes and packages. Products are distributed

throughout North America and expanding internationally.

 

Requirements QUALIFICATIONS The requirements for this position should include but not be limited to the following. • Bachelor's degree in Food Science • Requires continual

improvement of food industry knowledge base by staying abreast of new food ingredients, emerging products, and food trends. • Ability to solve flavor and food ingredient related

issues associated with applications and processing methods. • Sound knowledge of food ingredients, equipment, and processing is required. It is important that there is an

understanding of the differences between lab and production product preparation. • Strong attention to detail and operational workflow dynamics • Excellent communication

skills; ability to communicate at all levels of the organization • Ability to build relationships and work across a multi-product line organization • Self-motivated, analytical, organized,

detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task • Experienced planner with the ability to adhere to timelines and meet deadlines • Strong analytics and computer skills (MS Outlook, Excel,

Word, PowerPoint, SysPro etc.) EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE This individual should have the equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Food Science or related Food Technology.

 

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