Share this Job

Food Technologist

Date: Jun 15, 2022

Location: Salt Lake City, US, 84104

Company: Glanbia

job description

Reporting to the R&D Team Leader – US market , the role of the Food Technologist is to:

  • Develop, match or improve flavor applications that enable us to expand our business opportunities in sports nutrition, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, bakeries, dairy, confectionery, etc.;
  • Create and develop innovative food application concepts in collaboration with the sales, aromatics and marketing teams:
    • Ensure the feasibility of the recipe (reproducibility, nutritional calculations, appearance of foods, transition to the industrial production stage, etc.);
    • Be able to explain and present these concepts to teams involved or current and potential customers;
    • Bring new ideas and lookout for new trends (integration of new active ingredients, new aromatic, etc.);
  • Ensure sound management of data related to all the application recipes developed to ensure their consultation is simple and effective;
  • Perform nutritional calculations related to the applications developed in the appropriate software:
    • Compile the data required for the calculations and ensure their validity;
    • Ensure the conformity of the results obtained.
  • Acquire, and share know-how and scientific knowledge related to applications with the team (cooking techniques, preparation, conservation, etc.);
  • Ensure vigilance to keep abreast of new trends in functional ingredients;
  • Advise on the composition of flavors to be used for a specific application or process to prevent potential interactions of aromatic compounds;
  • Prepare different products that will be presented during customer visits and at industry events.
  • Participate in the sustainability of the aromatic collection;
  • Know and enforce the GHP (Good Hygiene Practices) / GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) of the industry;
  • Comply with company policies / instructions related to the quality system in place (Food Safety Plan / SQF);
  • Perform all other related tasks.


required qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in food science, chemistry or other related field or equivalent experience;
  • 3 to 5 years of pertinent experience in the flavor industry or in the food industry; 
  • Ability to identify basic tastes;
  • Knowledge of good manufacturing practices in the food industry; 
  • Knowledge of SQF standards.


required competencies: skills and abilities

  • Ability to effectively manage and work under pressure;
  • Be autonomous and organized in their work and has a sense of initiative;
  • Ability to investigate and solve problems;
  • Ability to work in a team;
  • Have a dynamic and positive attitude;
  • Excellent communication skills.

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City