Food Technologist – Cincinnati, OH
Food Technologist will provide Research & Development, lead projects (or
portions of projects) and document all results as well as the research of
programs to drive cost optimization through formulation and processing
efficiencies, create new prototypes for product development initiatives, and identify/approve
potential ingredient and manufacturing suppliers.
- Develop new products and line
extensions from bench top to commercialization under direct supervision.
- Perform pilot plant tests to
generate product prototypes, document, organize product reviews, and
provide oral and written communication on progress of projects.
- Able to run production tests at
manufacturing plants developing commercially viable new products or
reformulated products to improve quality.
- Work with on-line formulation
data base system creating or adjusting product formulations.
- Maintain accurate project
files, formulations, specifications and product/ project data.
- Work with cross functional teams
(Marketing, Sales, Manufacturing, Finance, Engineering, Quality, Process
Control etc) in projects providing product
development support to the Projects.
- Able to improve product
development skills though appropriate training, understanding USDA/ FDA
regulations and hands-on working in projects.
- Assist other R&D team
members if required to generate product prototypes.
- BS in Food Science or related
field plus a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant work experience in meat
- MS in Meat/ Food Science with
0-2 years relevant work experience preferred.
- Ability to Multi-task. Should
possess strong interpersonal, communication, organizational and time
- Strong scientific knowledge of
meat, non-meat ingredients and their functionality. Able to work with
pilot plant equipment with minimum supervision.
- Must be a quick learner
- Proficient in on-line work
systems and product development software tools.
- May require traveling up to 40%
Cincinnati, OH, US.