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Food Process Development Engineer
Topeka, KS

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We have been engaged to find a Food Process Development Engineer with experience in scaling product production from R&D to commercial scale for the food industry.

As a Food Process Development Engineer, you will be responsible for driving production process innovation and supporting the formula development and production scale-up of various food products. You will work closely with fellow product development scientists and supply chain colleagues to ensure successful product development and scale-up.

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

Food Process Development Engineer Overview:

  • Engineering
    • Lead the design, testing and validation work on new food production systems
    • Assess current production systems to identify potential optimizations
  • Collaboration
    • Partner with product development colleagues to optimize product design and production processes
  • Process developer
    • Lead the development of sole-source nutritional solutions
    • Validation of product performance
    • Development of ingredient and finished product specifications
    • Creation of final formula documentation and supporting information

Food Process Development Engineer qualifications:

  • BS degree in Food Science, Engineering or related fields is required
  • Master’s degree in Food Engineering or related fields is a plus
  • 3+ years in the food production industry
  • 1+ year in product design, testing, and development for industrial food manufacturing
  • Understanding of formula development process and basic food science
  • Experience with sanitary design for equipment and facility infrastructure
  • Regulatory, product safety and quality requirements relevant to functional responsibilities
  • Ability to design and run scientific experiments
  • Efficient at utilizing productivity apps and statistical software
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills; ability to communicate and lead
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills
  • Experience in CAD software is a plus

Industry: Food Science, Food Production, Product Development,

Job Code: j-331

Location: Topeka, KS



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