Group represents a well-known and very well respected Des Moines area
manufacturing client in their search for three Food Technologists. Our
client has been one of the most recognized and top selling names in their
industry for over half of a century.
We are recruiting for Food Technologists in the
Research & Development - working in
cross-functional teams to create added value for the food processing
industry through the design of safe, user-friendly equipment by
converting existing product/process knowledge into advanced equipment
Sales - developing a customer's 'WOW' experience by
demonstrating how our equipment fits into their processes to create
tangible value throughout the sales process from introduction through
The Food Technologist is closely involved in new
developments of processes and systems regarding our client's equipment.
Through working in the field, this position must stay in touch with
changes in the market and customer wishes and be able to translate that
into practical developments.
Learn all of the equipment systems, how to run them,
and the science behind them.
Assist, and eventually on own, plan, set up and
perform demos and food sampling for customers in the test center and at
customer locations as needed.
Communicate well with customers. Keep them apprised
of changes to the production process. Assist and train customers
regarding the equipment, and troubleshoot the processes.
Collects and maintains test data
Write customer demo reports
Domestic and international travel is required - up to
and sometimes exceeding 50%.
4 year degree in Food Science, Meat Science, Animal
Science, Food Technology, Food Engineering or related field
Average level of knowledge of food technology, and
affinity with and knowledge of meat technology, process technology and
the process administration system HACCP.
Knowledge of and experience with meat recipes.
Insight and feel for the interactions between different consumables and
technological processes (extrusion, brining, frying, smoking, etc.)
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail with
a slant for the creative
Good organizational skills. Motivated, outgoing,
self-starter. Able to follow through on duties and assignments with
Excellent time management skills, the ability to
prioritize and manage multiple projects.
Excellent compensation and benefits plan is being
offered. To learn more about this opportunity, please email your resume
to Greg Thomas, Palmer Group, at email@example.com or call