Associate Food Technologist-LIT00123 – Lititz, PA
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Based in Lititz,
PA, this position would be responsible for the bench-top creation and
formulation of new cocoa, chocolate, and compound products to support our
core business. You will be responsible for developing, preparing,
testing, and providing bench top support on Cargill Cocoa and Chocolate
(CCC) existing products, any revisions of those products, and/or new
development. You will work in conjunction with the Product
Development Team, on a range of functional or novel ingredients to aid in
the improvement or optimization of existing products or in the development
of new products for our customers.
candidate in this position will have expertise in the food industry and in
process design. You will work in conjunction across multiple
functions, business units, and with Cargill customers, as needed. We will
require the candidate to exhibit exceptional interpersonal skills and
Conduct physical and sensory analysis on chocolate,
compound, cocoa powders and finished products as required.
Act as Sensory Coordinator Designate in absence of
the Sensory Coordinator.
Match competitor chocolate, compound, and cocoa
products via bench-top applications.
Maintain all project related records from log in to
finished project filing, as well as, all relevant technical correspondence
Generate costing formulas and specifications as
Assist in filling customer sample jars and creating
special blends as required.
Assist in maintaining database of competitor
Partner with senior staff members to develop a more
advanced technical skill set.
Assist in coordinating specification approval for
cocoa powders with the site of manufacture.
Assist Cocoa BU's with cocoa powder complaints as
Update sales with new chocolate, compound, and cocoa
Work with customers to recommend stock products or
create new products that meet their needs.
Investigate technical related issues for Sales,
Brokers, and Customers.
Follow up and generate key learning reports as a
result of plant scale ups.
experience & presentations
Minimum of 1 year
of product development bench top experience.
communication, interpersonal skills and teamwork mentality.
Degree, project management experience, and technical knowledge of Cocoa,
Chocolate and Compound.
Cargill is an
international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and
industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, the privately held
company employs 159,000 people in 68 countries. Cargill helps
customers succeed through collaboration and innovation, and is committed to
applying its global knowledge and experience to help meet economic,
environmental and social challenges wherever it does business. For
more information, visit www.cargill.com.
Cargill is an
equal opportunity employer.
not be provided for this position.
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