Food Technologist Nevada, IA

Burke Corporation


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Job Location: Nevada, Iowa


General Description:
This position conducts tests with formulation and development of new products and product lines for both Burke Corporation and potential customers. Involves testing of new and/or different ingredients, additives, raw materials, packaging materials, and processing methods for current or future production use. Must perform computer nutritional analysis.

Essential Functions:
Prepares product samples for shipment to customers; prepares test products for in-house review; aids in the study of alternative processing procedures or equipment; performs laboratory testing of experimental treatments; collects accurate data during testing of products or processing methods; performs statistical analysis of experimental treatments; prepares nutritional information for customers when requested; communicates concepts and results of tests to customers.

Personal Qualifications:
Candidates for this position must have a B.S. degree in Food Science or a related area. The successful candidate will have a good understanding of food systems and food safety. The individual must be able to perform multiple assignments and be available for some evening and weekend work as required. Candidates must have good communication skills and be able to analyze information and clearly convey responses and ideas with customers. Occasional travel may be required, both for R&D and Sales purposes.

Competitive salary commensurate with experience.


All qualified applicants should mail, fax or e-mail their resume plus 3 professional references to:


Apply Here


Fax: 515-382-8009

For more information, contact:

Burke Corporation
Human Resources
Post Office Box 209
Nevada, IA 50201-0209

Phone: 515-382-3575
Or (800) 654-1152

Pre-employment drug screen required.
Burke Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer.
Qualified females, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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