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HB Specialty Foods Senior Food Technologist in Nampa, Idaho

Senior Food Technologist

Job Summary:

The Senior Food Technologist manages business unit projects per customer and for innovation. Key functions include customer contact, project design, research, formula design, product sampling, product launch process, and supporting quality assurance..

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with a cross functional team comprised of business, regulatory, production, purchasing and marketing partners.

  • Define quality standards such as sensory, product performance, as well as meet food safety and regulatory requirements.

  • Translate bench top design to scalable, manufactural products.

  • Develop new products and/or upgrade core products to meet consumer needs and business strategies.

  • Research new ingredients and concepts so that they can be applied as an improvement, cost reduction, or innovation (initiate ingredient optimization processes).

  • Leverage collective expertise to suggest improvements to cost of goods, product design and manufacturing, sustainability, and ROI.

  • Maintain and organized and concise records of all technical and business activities.

  • Approach projects with a practical knowledge of HB Specialty Foods products, operational systems, food processing capabilities Take ownership in product launch process to ensure product launch packets are completed in a timely manner.

  • Providing ongoing technical support for products in production; assist QA management in trouble shooting production discrepancies.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be hard working and able to work in a fast-paced, goal oriented environment

  • Must be punctual and self-motivated

  • Ability to work individually and with a team

  • Strong communication, collaboration, problem solving, and strategic thinking skills.

Education and Experience:

  • Four year or advanced degree in Food Science, Food Process Engineering, or directly related field.

  • More than eight years of product development and commercialization experience.

Why HB?

Immediate health benefits, we are the long term opportunities you?ve been looking for.

HB Specialty Foods offers its employees several benefits such as: health, dental and vision insurance; 401(k); Tuition Reimbursement

HB Specialty Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the employee assigned to this job.

HB Specialty Foods is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. HB Specialty Foods will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the ADA, please contact us at 208-606-7238.