Food Product Development Engineer Full-time Job9 months ago - Engineering - London - 97 views
The R&D team is a matrix organization dedicated to creating all natural food products using plant-based ingredients.
The ideal candidate will be a problem-solver and have a keen interest in transferring bench-top processes to pilot- or production-scale processes for innovative food products that may require implementing new processes on scale. A team-oriented perspective is a must. Frequent travel may be necessary and/or travel on non-regular intervals.
Support R&D team in attaining short-term and long-term product development goals.
Provide written and verbal reports on work, including analysis of process and product operations.
Modify formulations to fit larger scale operations.
Lead development for the production of recipes at large scale.
Understand process requirements and identify new equipment for various food processing steps both for bench-top and larger scale experiments.
Conduct pilot-scale experiments and test new equipment at various vendors.
Establish parameters for each processing step at bench-top and optimize them for larger scale runs.
Optimize processes and equipment to ensure high-quality products are being produced.
Collect and lead data analysis to ensure efficiency and look for opportunities to improve product yield
Do production test runs and provide technical leadership and operational oversight for food processing operations.
BS/MS in Food Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related fields with 2+ years of experience.
Excellent knowledge of food processing equipment and scale-up.
Knowledge of food safe production practices and regulations
Strong oral and written communication skills and good organization skills.
Be able to work effectively and collaboratively with a diverse, dynamic team.
Ability to think independently and manage multiple projects
Natural Reliance is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable UK and Swiss law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Natural Reliance reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.