Food Technologist Orange Co, CA

Growing food/flavor is in need of a R&D Food Technologist to development and/or improvement of product prototype systems.

Duties

  • Applies scientific principles in research, development, production technology, quality control, processing, and utilization of food ingredients/supplements: Specialized in stabilizers, preservatives, nutritional additives and supplements.
  • Conducts basic research, and new product research and development of food ingredients/supplements.
  • Develops new and improved methods and systems for processing, production, quality control and packaging.
  • Studies methods to improve quality of product, such as process and storage stability, bio-availability, nutritional value, or physical, chemical, and microbiological composition of food ingredients/supplements.
  • Develops food standards, safety and sanitary regulations, and waste management.
  • Tests new production methods in test kitchen and develops specific processing methods in laboratory pilot plant, and confers with process engineers, flavor experts, and packaging and marketing specialists to resolve problems.
  • Involved in conducting experiments and producing sample products, as well as designing the processes and machinery for making products.
  • Performs a variety of laboratory tests and assays in accordance with established policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Checking and improving quality control procedures from the raw material stage through finished product;
  • Researching current consumer markets and latest technologies to develop new product ideas;
  • Identify product/process/raw material improvements and progress through factory trials and data collection analyzing results.
  • Preparing product costing based on raw materials and working with finance to provide profitable products;
  • Provide assistance to other scientists and technologists in research and development, production technology, and quality control.
  • Record and compile test results, and prepare graphs, charts, and reports.
  • Addressing issues of safety and quality
  • Developing the ability to repeat processes to ensure consistency and safety


 

Required skills:

Job Requirements
BS Degree in Food Science or related, preferred w/1-3 years experience.
 

Contact:
costamesa@labsupport.com

Job Type:

Employee

Job Status:

Full Time

Locations:

California-Orange County

Categories:

Food & Beverage


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