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Product Development Technologist - Food

  • Location: Kingdom of Thailand
  • Salary: Negotiable per month
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 24 days ago

Product Development Technologist - Food

Product Development - Process Development - FMCG - Food Industry - International Company - Based in Northeast

The Client

Our client is one of the biggest food Manufacturing companies on the world

The Role

  • Leadership in the application of food science/technical knowledge to translate Product Development kitchen batch formulations to plant-ready formatted formulations, using a complex set of standards dictated by type of formula and specific manufacturing location requirements and unitized plant operations.
  • Systematic build of formulas, procedures and specifications, Management system as required to ensure that products can be manufactured properly and according to the specifications
  • Work collaboratively as a core member of multiple product commercialization business teams, independently managing all product documentation requirements as needed to meet project timelines.
  • Manage the versioning and obsolescence of product documentation for multiple product brands to keep plant and R&D systems aligned.
  • Work closely with other Technologists on the PDM, Product Development and Commercialization teams to adjust priorities and workload as needed to meet commercialization project timeline commitments for the division.
  • Provide periodic and timely communication to Product Development, Supply Chain and the Manufacturing plants on the status of Product Formulation updates.
  • Manage temporary and or emergency product change documentation to product formulations and incorporate them into the product formulations as required.
  • Drive ownership in identification of Continuous Improvement in the processes for Product Formulation data management collaborating with the broader R&D and Supply Chain teams.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on special project teams focused on improving data quality and efficiency.
  • Develop and document new/modified work processes and lead communication and change management /adoption to broader data management.
  • Develop and maintain documentation/audit trail for internal new formulas and formula change requests.
  • Communicate closely with Packaging, Product Development, Supply Chain, Regulatory Affairs and Marketing to maintain up-to-date project information and priorities.
  • Conduct training to external teams as required on new and existing business processes (e.g. formula submission, label information requests, temporary notes, discrepancy reporting).

The Person

  • Must possess a strong technical knowledge base of food principles from lab to plant scale-up and be able to apply that knowledge to formulations, manufacturing and finished product specifications.
  • Knowledge of commercial food manufacturing systems, equipment and thermal processes.
  • Excellent written and verbal technical communication skills, along with strong collaboration skills.
  • Demonstrated analytical thinking, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Proficient at independent planning and prioritization.

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