Location: Hershey, PA
As a Senior Food Technologist, you will fill a critical role in the successful development and execution of the US Region's multi-year continuous improvement plan. Utilizing solid food science skills, you will work to identify product and process optimization opportunities including but not limited to ingredient and recipe changes, product quality improvements, supply continuity initiatives, manufacturing technical services, and process improvements, and new technology applications as assigned. As a member of the team, you will lead cross functional teams on undertaking projects of strategic importance and complexity from concept through implementation with responsibility for development, validation, and industrialization for sustainability. This work is usually performed in a laboratory, pilot plant and manufacturing environment utilizing equipment and scientific and analytical instrumentation.
Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Chemical, Food Process, or Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, or Biology with minimum four years applicable work experience or a master's degree with a minimum of 2 years of applicable work experience. Work experience should span from laboratory to manufacturing environment. Strong preference for confectionery or food manufacturing experience and dual degree candidates in Food Science and Chemical, Food Process or mechanical Engineering.
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform major duties/responsibilities:
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