JBT Corporation

  • Food Process Technologist

    Job Locations US-OH-Sandusky
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/13/2018 12:44 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-2930
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Lab, Technical Center & Pilot Plant
  • Overview

    Responsible for assisting in the development, application, and documentation of food processing techniques and/or technology as it pertains to the various testing activities conducted in the Food Processing Technology & Training Center.

    Responsibilities

    Develops, executes, documents and explains test protocols.

    30%

    Collects and records relevant data for each test performed using laptop and other instrumentation for real-time data input.   Produces a detailed report of each test activity and provides copies to Customers, Sales and FPTC (food Processing Technology Center) files.  May assist in interpreting test results and explaining to customers.  Ensures that test samples are shipped to customers as required.

    30%

    Actively participates in the planning, execution, and follow up of product demonstrations, tests and/or technical discussions with customers, suppliers and colleagues. Reviews features/benefits and functions of equipment for guests.  Explains, in detail, test procedures and/or protocol

    15%

    Participates in programs of research and development.   Participates in discussions with customers regarding the development of new food processes and products.  Provides input to other Stein personnel regarding product performance, equipment difficulties and suggestions for product improvement.

    15%

    Prepares and delivers formal multimedia presentations regarding test/research findings, training, etc. for customers, peers or Senior Management.   Responds to inquiries regarding food-processing experience at the Technical Center.  Provides tours of Technical Center as directed.

    10%

    Qualifications

    Requirements:

    Full knowledge of Stein product lines and working knowledge of Frigoscandia and DSI applications. Training to keep abreast of new technology, industry trends and practices. 

     

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • BS degree in Food Science + 4 years related experience, or equivalent. MS in Food Science preferred.
    • Must have an understanding and proficiency with personal computers and various computer software programs for the purpose of generating test reports, updating the database, and generating other documentation.
    • Knowledge of food processing equipment.
    • Demonstrated communications and interpersonal skills (written, verbal, presentation and listening skills).
    • Must demonstrate strong planning and organization skills in order to succeed in an environment with multiple changing priorities.

     

    Experience:

    • Experience with multi-media presentation preparation. Ability to write technical reports and general business correspondence.

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