FOOD TECHNOLOGIST –
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Company: Arden Culinary
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Technol/Scientists, Research & Development
TECHNOLOGIST / CULINOLOGIST
Executive Chef with 10 years of fine dining experience,
possessing aptitude to learn frozen food manufacturing
Bellisio Foods, the beautiful foods
company, is a fast growing, profitable, global company providing quality,
innovative food that fulfills consumer needs. Bellisio Foods makes a
strong investment in people who are committed to building dynamic and
respected brands. We strive for excellence in all that we do.
- Research recipes and/or work
with Culinary to establish Gold Standard protocepts. From the Gold Standard protocepts,
develop experimental formula and process, which are reproducible in
scale-up. Establish best testing protocol for the bench in order to
continue the product evolution along the most efficient process.
Follow the planned development design at the bench by hands-on work
and/or directing the technician in the bench work.
- Consult and communicate with
outside labs and supplier technical representatives to assist in
making proper ingredient choices for the indicated applications. Stay
abreast of the most recent technology advances, in order to take
advantage of new products and technologies, which will assist Arden
Culinary in maintaining a competitive edge in both product quality and
- Keep detailed, disciplined
research/project files and records by developing, writing and
maintaining finished product formulae, as well as ingredient and
packaging specifications. Maintain complete records and logs of
assigned research projects, and all activities that interface with
production, purchasing and quality assurance. Ensure consistent and
complete documentation of all technological efforts.
- Organize and execute plant
trials and scale-up runs of approved products. Effectively communicate
with Purchasing, Production/Ops and QA regarding any unique
ingredients or processes. Effectively trouble shoot in-process
situations and take appropriate action to minimize any detrimental
effects to the final product due to incorrect processing/ingredient
use. Evaluate test products post-freeze, assess the significance of
any new knowledge obtained then determine to implement the new
information in the next plant run or if it is necessary return to the
bench to rectify issues prior to future plant trials.
- Participate in cost savings
projects by identifying potential new ingredients, preliminarily
evaluating new ingredients by re-developing/refining existing products
and processes in bench tests, ultimately organizing and executing
initial production runs to fully evaluate new ingredients. Evaluate new
ingredients and/or components in order to enhance product quality/
performance/producibility. Interact with Production, Quality Assurance
and Purchasing to improve product and/or process quality, explore and
promote existing product line capabilities and aid in the development
of the refined products.
- Assist organization in
evaluating new equipment for enhancing product quality, reducing costs
and streamlining/refining processing procedures, Assist in evaluation
of new packaging concepts, evaluating and approving alternative
methods for processing products, evaluating new ingredients and
approving alternate suppliers of existing ingredients.
- Participate in product
presentations to customers and potential customers by preparing
products, providing product concept definition and performance
parameters. Assist in the Marketing/Sales efforts of Arden Culinary by
providing technical information to enhance the company’s competitive
edge and therefore increase sales and profitability.
- Analyze data, gather information
and develop solutions to complex or elusive frozen food technology
problems, individually and in team settings.
- Manage costing process for
all new products and product changes, including circulating all
pertinent documentation throughout organization.
- Develop specifications for
raw ingredients, processing procedures and finished products.
Communicate raw ingredient specs with suppliers and Purchasing;
communicate processing procedures/specs with QA and Production;
communicate finished product specs with Production, QA, Sales and the
- Maintain and build strong
customer bonds with assigned projects.
- Bachelor’s degree in Food
Technology/Food Science or related field
- 4 years experience in Product
Development creating whole meal solutions
- Strong team player with good
interpersonal skills and the ability to think independently
- Strong presentation and
verbal skills to relate technical information to coworkers without
Arden Culinary offers a competitive salary and comprehensive