Position Summary: Applies
scientific and engineering principles in research, development,
production technology, quality control, packaging, processing and
utilization of foods by performing the following duties.
products and modifies existing product formulas based on general and/or
specific input from Sales and Marketing Channels.
executes new product line test runs.
Analyzes line test
results and recommends appropriate adjustments to product formulas
and/or processes to improve productivity, quality and/or product cost.
recommends modifications to existing product formulas and/or processes
to improve productivity, quality and/or product cost.
preliminary tentative and finished product specifications for new
laboratory and project work documentation.
Supports Sales and
Marketing channels with Customer presentations both on & off-site.
This requires formal “customer facing” in a professional manner with a
sound working knowledge of company products, processes and
with product demonstrations, luncheons, seminars, food shows, focus
groups, etc. Maintains “cutting edge” knowledge of food manufacturing
processes, ingredients and raw materials as they apply to the seafood
industry and the food industry as a whole.
R&D Technicians for sample packing, shipment, laboratory
maintenance, etc. as required.
Other duties and/or
projects as assigned
To perform this
job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential
duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative
of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.
in food science or related degree from four-year college or university;
or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent
combination of education and experience.
Good verbal and
written communication and organizational skills with an eagerness to
learn is required. Some lifting (50 lbs.) required. Other duties and/or
projects as assigned.
The noise level in the office work environment is moderately
The plant work environment will expose the employee to loud
noise, food grade dust & odors, moving & vibrating machinery,
heavy equipment, powered industrial trucks, heights, traffic, anhydrous
ammonia, oil and electricity. The employee may be exposed to adverse
weather conditions including extreme cold, heat, rain, snow, dust, smoke
Allergens found inside the plant include: fish, shellfish,
nuts, eggs, wheat, soy, milk and coconut.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
frequently required to walk, sit, talk, listen, reach with hands and
arms, and bend. The employee is required to use hands to handle, operate,
feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to
operate a motor vehicle.
The employee must have visual acuity sufficient to operate
a motor vehicle and digital camera, as well as other office and position
equipment. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close
vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to
race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation disability,
veteran, or marital status, genetic information or other protected
status, covered by federal, state or local law.
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
High Liner Foods
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