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Junior Food Technologist

Company: Ferrero
Location: Augusta
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Job Location: AugustaCompany descriptionFerrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella, Tic Tac, Ferrero Rocher, Raffaello, Kinder Bueno and Kinder Surprise. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.About the Role:As a Junior Food Technologist, you will focus on lab scale product formulation development of new and innovative products for Ferrero North America. This includes proactively executing and proposing innovative solutions aimed at new product development and existing product renovation and improvement through product design and formulation, quality, technology, sensorial, shelf life, etc. In collaboration with Quality Assurance and Production, guarantee the proper application of the procedures using specifications, standards, methods and instruments to measure and monitor the development of the process in the product, during production.This role supports some of our most iconic brands including Keebler cookies and sandwiches EL Fudge, Chips Deluxe, Famous Amos, and Sugar wafers*Please note that this is an on-site position, 5 days a week*Main Responsibilities:Product Features:Responsible for knowing the distinct characteristics of the product and troubleshooting for technological difficulties.Process Control:Familiarize with product manufacturing processes (each of its critical variables)Compute moisture contents, percentages of ingredients, formulas, or other product factors, using mathematical and physical control procedures.Responsible for data collection and system analysis for the processes relating to the results of the finished goods as well as quality resultsSpecifications and Formula Requirements:Responsible for correct application process consistency (dosage, timelines, critical parameters, etc.,) regarding the product specification/requirementsShare knowledge about development of the product specification/requirements with Production and Quality DepartmentContinuous Improvement:Provide advice and guidance to Production personnel on the adaptation/changes to the production process for the purpose of improving and enhancing the product.Support Production in identifying and removing of all product quality deterioration root causes and work to decrease/eliminate rejected product.Provide assistance to QA Dept/Lab in research and development, production technology, and quality control.Testing:Tasting products in order to ensure that their profile meet specifications, and in selected samples with specific characteristics.Performing tests of raw materials/semi-finished product and/or alternative processesProvide feedback to Quality Department and Production to harmonize the results obtained.Analyze test results to classify products or compare results with standard.Conduct standardized tests on food additives/preservatives in order to ensure compliance with standards and regulations regarding factors such as color, texture, and nutrients.Sampling:In collaboration with Quality, organizes/participates in products/materials verification sample sessions.Assist in the recording of results of production samplesDevelop, compile and analyze sampling results and support Production and Quality to define/determine corrective actionProduction Inspection:Support Quality to ensure the inspection of the finished product output in order to guarantee that the finished products meet the quality specifications established by the DQGCollaboration with the Production Specialist/QA Lab Techs to seek continuous quality improvement.Quality and Food Safety:Support Quality and Production to ensure all program requirements/standards regarding quality and food safety are implemented, practiced, and maintained.Who we are looking for:Bachelors degree in Food Science or related field preferredPrior experience working in a lab and or production environment.Knowledge of industrial equipment, production process and technology, standard operating procedures, health & safety / quality standards and work instructions and industrial installations preferred.How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, youll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.#FNADiversity StatementFerrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.Ferrero N.A. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.Requisition ID64558Job functionProduzioneCountryUnited States of AmericaCityAugustaSEARCH FOR MORE POSITIONSby Jobble

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