Food Technologist Los Angeles, CA

Food Technologist Position

Job Title: Food Technologist 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 Develops experimental formulas, processing procedures and specifications for new products.
 Prepares prototype products using research lab, manufacturing facilities and equipment as required.
 Evaluates ingredients and processing techniques to identify product improvement and cost optimization opportunities.
 Conducts product cuttings and shelf life studies including product and package performance evaluations.
 Establishes contact with ingredient suppliers and equipment vendors as needed by project activity.
 Maintains accurate, up-to-date records, laboratory notebooks and computer database that are repeatable and reproducible.
 Supports innovation in the development of new ideas, new products or new product platforms through ideation sessions and bench top experimentation.
 Ensures the work environment is sanitary, safe, and orderly.
 Create and maintain raw ingredient and finished product specifications.
 Create, maintain and issue technical documents, product specifications and kosher certificates.
 Maintain internal and external technical web-based database and complete customer product forms.
 Issue import and export documents such as Certificates of Origin, Free Sale, Quality, NAFTA, CAFTA.
 Assist R&D, Technical Services, QA and Operations on special projects.

Required skills:

 Qualifications and Requirements:

1. B.S. in Food Science or related field required and 2-5 years of R&D / Technical Services / QA experience.
2. Strong working knowledge of food ingredients, packaging and manufacturing environments.
3. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
4. PC / internet skills (Excel, Word, database) and Genesis; and the ability to create spreadsheets, computer analysis, report writing.
5. Must enjoy working in a fast paced and team oriented environment.


Betina Dawson, Senior Recruiter 818-774-0175

Job Type:


Job Status:

Full Time


California-Los Angeles


Food & Beverage

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