Chef Experience, Process Development Product/Menu Development, Project
Management Specifications Development, Food
Ingredient Functionality/Food Microbiology Microsoft
PAY RATE: $25-32/HOUR
Volt has a temporary position available in Seattle,
WA for a Food Science Product Developer.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Food Science Product Developer:
Completes assigned projects related to the
development of food and beverage products that support the successful
execution of Company initiatives.
Gathers, analyzes and maintains product and
technology trend information.
Conducts idea generation sessions to initiate
creation of new food and beverage products.
Designs and conducts benchtop
experiments and tests, including Product Guidance testing
recommendations, plant trials and in-market testing to deliver project
May supervise temporary and permanent Lab Technicians
in the execution of assigned tasks.
Establishes key technical performance indicators and
measures to ensure progress to commercialization and implementation
consistent with project timelines.
Identifies potential suppliers and manages their
development of key ingredients and products.
Maintains the project file, develops the technical
manual, and documents the intellectual property.
Leads the commercialization phase of projects by
developing product and process specifications, as well as conducting
plant testing for selected prototypes.
Develops initial cost of goods, packaging, labeling
and regulatory information.
Ensures that products and processes have met initial
Quality Assurance, Safety and Risk Assessment requirements.
Manages the communication of technical information
and commercialization requirements to the production facility and
negotiates to desired outcome.
Determines test product and cost disposition.
Provides technical input to clarify project
requirements and prepares project plans for approval, prioritization and
allocation of technical resources.
Identifies key technical hurdles and deliverables.
Organizes work activities and provides technical
input on cross-functional team timelines.
Gathers and analyzes technical information to update
Supports the start-up and implementation of the
Revises technical information in the specifications.
Develops Recipe Card and finished product preparation
Prepares commercialization summaries and project
Consults on development of training materials.
Transitions project to Supply Chain and Coffee
Operations (SCCO) and Quality Assurance.
Supports ongoing technical improvements and testing.
This is an estimated 3+ month contingent/temporary
position in Seattle, WA, through Volt Technical & Creative Communication , which is headquartered in Redmond, WA.
We are among the largest IT staffing companies in the US for
contingent/temporary and direct hire placements and support most of the
top-rated IT companies in the Pacific Northwest.
Required Skills for this Food Science Product
Developer position include the following:
1-3 years of relevant experience
Three (3) years of:
Chef or Research Chef experience in the Food Service
Process Development experience
Product or Menu Development experience in the Food
and Beverage or related industry
Project Management experience
Experience with Specifications Development
Ability to work with cross-functional teams
Basic skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
Access and Project
Knowledge of Food Ingredient Functionality and Food
Consumer Product Packaging experience a plus
How to Apply: Please email your resume to Volt
at: firstname.lastname@example.org and reference the following job number and job
title in your subject line to ensure it gets routed to the correct
Recruiter to readily discuss this job with you: 300121-8799-19-288514 -
Food Science Product Developer and include the website name where you saw
this posting listed.
Our Recruiter will initiate a phone call to you and
give you immediate consideration should your resume meet the job
requirements. Please rest assured that if your resume matches what is
reflected in this job posting, you should receive a phone call from a
Volt Recruiter to discuss this position with you.
Volt has over 60 years of staffing experience. We
work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce
solutions. We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many
contingent/temporary positions. We offer our Workers competitive pay and
benefits, as well as educational programs and re-deployment assistance.
Volt is a publicly owned Corporation with shares
trading on the over-the-counter market: http://www.otcmarkets.com under
the trading symbol "VISI" . To learn
more about Volt , please visit:
http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit:
Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.