Food Production Engineer

Food Production Engineer

TWG Recruiters have been engaged to find a Food Production Engineer with experience in food processing and formula development for niche food and nutritional products.

Work Location: this is a hybrid role of 2 days in the office and 3 days remote. There is flexibility to which days if the work schedule aligns with pilot plant operational times for testing and reporting. 

Food Production Engineer duties:

  • Lead the process and formula development of sole-source nutritional solutions that deliver against specified nutrient, ingredient, quality & cost requirements through pilot plant and manufacturing tests 
  • Validate product and process performance through coordination & interpretation of product analytical, biological, palatability, sensory, and stability testing 
  • Partner with manufacturing colleagues to optimize product and process development 
  • Development of ingredient, finished product specifications, process specifications, and other project documentation 
  • Budgets and tracks project costs for initiatives 
  • Ongoing quality, safety, and related training

Exciting new opportunity with a world leader in product innovations and food production. Who Do You Know?

Food Production Engineer qualifications include:

  • BS degree in Food Science, Nutrition or related fields is required
  • MS or PhD in Food Science, Nutrition, or related fields is a plus
  • 3+ years of complete nutrition pet food process and formulation experience  
  • Demonstrated understanding of process and formula development and basic food engineering principles for wet and extruded foods
  • Possesses basic understanding in regulatory, product safety and quality requirements relevant to functional responsibilities
  • Demonstrated ability to design and run scientific experiments
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute projects 
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills; ability to communicate and lead in a cross-functional environment
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and conceptual skills

Industry: Food Science, Food Production, Engineer, Pet Food, Extrusion

Job Code: j-694

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