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Food Science Technician Plymouth, MN


Posted on: 08/23/11


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  Plymouth, MN

Food Science Technician

This position will be a member of the Bakery team and will assist in the development of bakery products. The position is part of a team consisting of food scientists and culinary experts. This position will support a wide range of project activities including prototype/product development, ingredient system development, customer sampling, and product improvement all pertaining to bakery product development. Responsibilities include formulation work, prototype approval and nutrition, documentation of lab work, and sensory/analytical testing.

The key duties of the position are as follows:

  • Apply knowledge in food and bakery science to the development of new bakery products
  • Bench top prototype development and testing
  • Work with prototype and ingredient approval systems
  • Utilize nutritional database
  • Documentation of lab work and protection of information as required by company policy
  • Internal and external prototype presentations
  • Compliance with Food Safety policies
  • Other duties as required


  • Bachelors Degree in Food Science or related field preferred
  • Basic food ingredient knowledge and ability to perform formulation
  • Experience developing and testing bakery products
  • Demonstrated project work with ability to achieve results and execute multiple simultaneous projects
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Proven innovation and creativity
  • Good interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access (desired)

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer


  365+ Days


  Volt Technical Resources (St. Paul)
  1270 Northland Dr., Ste. 100
  Mendota Heights, MN 55120
  Phone: 651/468-3988
  Fax: 651/468-3989


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