Job Opening: Food Technologist, Indianapolis

Here’s a job I saw on a LinkedIn group I belong to that involves the private label food business,

Subject: Are you a new Food Technologist graduate? Are you seeking to start your career with a progressively growing company? If so, submit your resume to

“Food Technologist in Indianapolis, IN Heartland is a global leader in the consumer packaged foods industry, supplying store brand solutions for the retail and foodservice markets. Our offerings include zero calorie tabletop and granular sweeteners as well as the preeminent private label liquid water enhancer. Our products are manufactured in the US and sold throughout the world. The Food Technologist will assist in new product development and perform standardized qualitative and quantitative tests to determine stability of food or beverage products. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Provide assistance to food scientists in new product development, scale up and plant trials. Conduct sensory tests and shelf-life / stability studies on new products. Conduct standardized tests on food and beverages to ensure compliance with standards and regulations. Compute moisture, percentages of ingredients, formulas, or other product factors, using mathematical and chemical procedures. Apply mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions in analyzing products. Taste or smell foods or beverages to ensure that flavors meet specifications or to select samples with specific characteristics. Record or compile test results or prepare graphs, charts, or reports. Maintain clean laboratory. QUALIFICATIONS BS in Food Science or related scientific degree required Minimum of 1 year experience with food company in the Food Science department preferred Experience working in plant and with quality standards desired Excellent project management, communication, and mathematical skills required Demonstrated solid reasoning and analytical skills required Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Excel and Word If you meet the requirements and are looking for a work environment that values individual contribution and teamwork, submit a resume as well as current compensation to Heartland is an equal opportunity employer.”

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