within specifically defined project goals, this position performs research
and development tests, gathers and documents data, and reports testing
Responsible for assisting in planning, coordination and execution of
specific tasks pertaining to researching and testing of assigned project. Work is carried out under supervision of
Accountable for assisting in planning, coordination and execution of lab,
pilot plant, and plant tests and experiments as needed for the project.
Accountable for providing and maintaining written test documentation,
including up-to-date lab books containing accurate results of all
experiments, tests, formulations used, analytical results, and other
Accountable for maintaining good housekeeping in assigned Technology areas,
following established practices, processes, and procedures, maintaining a
safe work environment, and for practicing and enforcing BAF safety
Must maintain the
highest standards of ethics and integrity while embodying the tenets of
"What We Stand For" and "The Basic Principles."
Must maintain the
highest standards of data management by creating consistent, reliable data
which will ensure accuracy and in turn, maximize the use of data and confidence
in decision making.
safety by ensuring compliance with all Federal and State regulations and
internal Company policies. Regularly complete behavior based safety
observations. Ensure unsafe conditions are corrected in a timely manner.
All employees are
responsible for upholding the principles of SQF 2000.
All employees are responsible for immediately reporting any
food safety, food quality or plant security issues to management for
Other duties may be
This job has no
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 a Food Science program as a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior.
Ability to read and
interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance
instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before
groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure,
using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and
percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply
common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written,
oral, or diagram form. Ability to
deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized
Proficiency in use
of personal computers – must be capable of inputting and analyzing data on
a computer. Basic knowledge of
Microsoft Office applications is required.
Demands The physical demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must
frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or
move up to 100 pounds. Specific
vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color
Environment The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this 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 occasionally exposed to wet and/or
humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; extreme heat; risk of electrical
shock and vibration; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles;
toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold and
risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally