DAIRY BACKGROUND IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION
This position is accountable for applying scientific and engineering principles in research, development, production technology, quality control, packaging, processing, and utilization of foods. This position should be performed in a way that improves the outcomes of our R&D processes and programs.
- Applying food science background in wet and/or Dairy & Culinary systems, Snacks, Lipids, Emulsifiers, and Texturants; and related areas.
- Conducts basic research and new product research and development of foods.
- Develops new and improved methods and systems for food processing, production, quality control, packaging, and distribution.
- Studies methods to improve quality of foods such as flavor, color, texture, nutritional value, convenience, or physical, chemical, and microbiological composition of foods.
- Develops food standards, safety and sanitary regulations, and waste management and water supply specifications.
- Tests new products in test kitchen and develops specific processing methods in laboratory pilot plant.
- Confers with process engineers, flavor experts, and packaging and marketing specialists to resolve problems.
- B.S. in Food Science or related discipline. M.S. or PhD in Food Science preferred.
- Ability to travel.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
- Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
- Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
- Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
- Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables