500 COMPANY LOCATED IN THE MIDWEST IS LOOKING FOR:
POSITION: Food Technologist
SALARY RANGE: 50-60K
DEGREE: 4 - Year Degree
LOCATION: Western Michigan - Grand Rapids
" Minimum of B.S. in Food Science/Food Technology or related
field of studies
" Computer proficiency
" Helpful to have previous work experience in production,
research and development or quality
I. Job Summary
This position requires a person with practical and technical skills
in new product and process development for all food products with an
emphasis on meat science and other consumer goods food products. Must
have the ability to integrate their technical strengths with
creativity in new product development. Also must have a keen interest
in all-new processing technologies, and how to adapt these
technologies to products and processes. Requires the ability to
direct and handle multiple tasks at one time. Requires the ability to
adapt to unforeseen circumstances and the ability to resolve conflict
with minimal assistance. This position will facilitate new product
start ups in a plant environment, and will be directly involved with
new product and process innovation in a pilot plant
II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
" Focused on total external and internal customer satisfaction.
" Perform the daily projects assigned by R&D management.
" Keep accurate, scientific records on all tests that are being
performed and draw scientific conclusions.
" Ensure all department requirements, GMP's, HACCP requirements
and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) are met.
" Actively participate in the research, justification, and
implementation of new products and processes.
" Be a self-motivated, decisive decision maker and effective
team player with excellent communication skills.
" Work with all levels of management and associates to lead
" Solid trouble-shooting skills