Des Moines, Iowa, Verenigde
The organization Marel is a leading
company in developing and marketing of high-tech equipment for the food
processing industries in more than 100 countries. Marel
is an innovative, growth-oriented and results-driven organization with a
culture built around being the customer's choice in supplying integrated
solutions, products and services to the fish, meat and poultry industries.
The function In the role as Research Technologist you will be responsible
for the following:
You will be involved in lines of research for meat
processing equipment and processes.
Your main area of activity will be the generation of
technological knowledge for development paths in food technology and
engineering. In this context, you will be entrusted with initiating,
executing, overseeing, reporting on and analysing
in-depth research into the processing of protein based food products
focusing on red meat.
This research will often be multi-disciplinary in
character involving worldwide cooperation with scientific institutes,
universities, industry partners and leading manufacturers of convenience
Given the depth required, you will develop yourself as
a specialist in a specific technological area, without of course ever
losing sight of the bigger picture. You should also be able to define and
The knowledge generated is then to be made available to
the organisation in the form of advice and
reports on operational and strategic paths.
You will also develop a network outside of Marel based on your speciality.
You will maintain contacts in the scientific world and will represent our organisation at symposia and congresses.
Last but not least, you will be actively involved in
devising technological principles for prototypes and testing these in
As the right candidate you will have:
A university degree (PhD or MSc) in Meat Science, Food
Science , Animal Science, Chemical Engineering, or a related area
Experience of or affinity with meat technology
research, including meat cutting, primary and secondary processing. In
addition knowledge areas such as
modelling (e.g., heat and mass transport), protein denaturation /
gelation, microstructure and chemical/biochemical reactions in foods are
Strong affinity with technical matters and mechanical
The necessary skills for reporting your activities in a
responsible way, for working independently and for putting together clear
instructions for others to follow
Technological knowledge of products and production
Good command of English. The command of several foreign
languages is a plus
The willingness to travel worldwide.
Contact information/ The procedure
For more information please contact:
HR Director USA
phone: +1 913 544 5168
You can send your resume and application to: