Food Technologist – Warrendale, PA
North America is seeking an Associate Food Technologist who with
supervision, will develop formulations, create and modify factory processes
in the areas of new product development, cost reduction and quality
Who will be successful in this role? An individual who will.
' Apply food science knowledge and assist to determine best ways to
process, package, preserve, store, and distribute foods.
' Perform trials in Pilot Plant and factory to insure compliance to
' Keep technically informed through suppliers and technical literature.
' Use chemistry, microbiology, engineering, and other sciences to study the
principles underlying the processing and deterioration of foods.
' Analyze food content to determine levels of vitamins, fat, sugar, and
' Discover new food sources.
' Research ways to make processed foods safe, palatable, and healthful.
' Help with the formulation of new products for
flavor, color, nutritional content, and adherence to government, company
policy, and industry standards.
' Check raw ingredients for acceptability for
processing, and finished products for safety, quality, and nutritional
' Confer with supervisor and/or cross-functional
partners such as food technologists, engineers, plant operators, sensory
experts, packaging, marketing, and sales in order to drive the product
' Evaluate food processing and storage operations,
assist in the development of quality assurance programs for such
' Study methods to improve aspects of food such as
chemical composition, flavor, color, nutritional value, and convenience.
' Assist with the development of food standards
and specifications, safety and sanitary regulations.
' Demonstrate products to internal and external
' Solve technical problems through search of
scientific literature or other sources of technical information.
' Investigates ingredient and process innovations through suppliers and
following skills and experience are required to be considered for this
' B.S. in Food Science or related field.
' 2+ years relevant work experience.
' Working knowledge of product development and familiarity with quality
assurance procedures in the food industry is strongly preferred.
' 25% travel required.
Bring Us Your Appetite For Success
Heinz is a global powerhouse with a long history of success. We offer an
environment of strength, stability and exceptionally varied opportunity.
Under our impressive portfolio of brands, we lead the industry in quality,
value, consumer loyalty, and consumer expectations. Heinz was recently
ranked #1 in overall Customer Satisfaction by the American Customer
Satisfaction Index against 225 companies in 47 industries. We are able to
achieve these great milestones through great people - our talent is
entrepreneurial, empowered and always collaborative with a culture that
allows each person to have an impact every day. Your career with us is
limited only by your drive, ambition and imagination and we're committed to
maximizing the talents of those who join us. We invite you to learn more
about this career opportunity and determine if you're ready to join Heinz!