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Food Technologist

Company: EW Grobbel
Location: Detroit
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Food TechnologistAt EW Grobbel, we have been proudly delivering high quality food for 140 years. As one of Crain s
50 Fastest Growing Companies in Detroit,
we re ready to be a national powerhouse. We re looking for a highly skilled Food Technologist who will assist in the areaof research and development for new product lines, including but not limited to: operating test machinery, monitoring sample cooks, packaging and distribution.This position requires someone that has meticulous data management skills, a precise attention todetail and an excellent understanding offood science principles.Objectives of this RoleAssist in creating R&D product samples: material preparation, operate production/pilot equipment, monitor sample cooking, package and label samples.Ensure samples are made to spec: verify and record material weights, process temps, process times, final yields, pH, salinity, and other analytical data.Document all results from sample testing.Manage R&D sensory testing and experimental shelf-life testing.Maintain R&D sample inventory.Maintain R&D ingredient/material inventory.Ensure Test Kitchen, Pilot Plant, and R&D supplies are clean, cared for, and organized. Source any new supplies for Test Kitchen and Pilot Plant.Assist in sourcing new functional ingredients.Test ideas on processing or packaging attributes that would improve product performance or desirability.Participate in production trials.General awareness of USDA & FDA regulations, restricted ingredients, and approved processing procedures.Skills and QualificationsEducation: Bachelor s in food science or related degree (preferred)Detail oriented, resourceful, and critical thinkerUnderstand basic scientific principles in developing new productsGeneral testing equipment standards and proceduresAbility to communicate progress and challengesAbility to work in accordance with safety and food safety policiesMaintain highest standards of data management / record-keepingIntermediate ability in Microsoft Office products, specifically Microsoft ExcelInterpersonal and team skills for working with employees at all levels both internal and externalAt EW Grobbel, here are just some of the benefits you'll enjoy:Normal work week is Monday
FridaySalary based on experienceMedical, dental, vision and life insurance benefitsPaid holidays & vacation timeQuarterly bonusesMatching contribution to 401 (k) planAbout EW GrobbelEW Grobbel is a family food company that was established in 1883. Headquartered in Detroit's historic Eastern Market, EW Grobbel specializes in whole muscle meat proteins and pickle products. We are best known as "America s Oldest Corned Beef Specialist". We supply our products to thousands of locations around the United States.The foundation of the organization is centered on growing and developing each employee, both personally and professionally while producing premium quality food products. As an employee of EW Grobbel, you will be part of a fast paced, high performance team, driven by employee engagement and powered by work precision.

Keywords: EW Grobbel, Detroit , Food Technologist, Other , Detroit, Michigan

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