Food Technologist Lisle, IL

POSTED: Nov 08




Lisle , Illinois


Armour-Eckrich, a subsidiary of John Morrell & Co


Full Time - Experienced


Industry - Research & Development

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About Armour-Eckrich, a subsidiary of John Morrell & Co

Armour-Eckrich Meatss LLC is a company with over 3,100 employees spread across 13 states. We deliver some of the most trusted processed-meat brands in America. Our brands, Armour and Eckrich offer today's families an immense variety of great tasting meal-time options. Our products are available not only at your grocer's retail or deli counter but also in many nationally recognized foodservice establishments.

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Job Description


We are currently seeking a food technologist at Armour Eckrich a subsidiary of the John Morrell Food group, and a part of the Smithfield Foods family to be part of a growing team working on new product innovation and commercialization. The new food technologist will assist in developing new products and line extensions from bench top through commercialization. This position works with cross functional teams on projects to provide product development support. Must have an understanding of USDA/FDA regulations and have hands on experience working on project teams. This role will perform pilot tests with the plants to generate product prototypes and provide progress reports on the status of projects. The ideal candidate will experience working with cross functional teams and providing product development support to major company initiatives. Candidates should have a BS in Food Science or related field plus a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant work experiences in the meat industry (strongly preferred), and an MS is Meat/Food Science. Should possess the ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment. Should possess strong scientific knowledge of meat, non-meat ingredients and their functionality. The successful candidate needs to have the ability to work with pilot plant equipment with minimal supervision. Should be a quick learner with strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. Must be proficient with online work systems and product development software tools. This position requires travel up to 40%.


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