Senior Food Technologist

Industry: Food & Beverage / Catering / Restaurant

Specialism: R&D / Sciences / Laboratory - Food Science

Central,Singapore SGD 3,500 - 4,000

About Company

Our client established in 1883 and the company is today a leading player in the food and beverage arena in Singapore and Malaysia. Many of their brands are market leaders in their respective categories. In recognition of the high quality and safety standards of the company's products and their distinctive marketing, the company have been conferred many awards and accolades such as HACCP accreditation since 2003 for Foods and Superbrands gold recognition. The company’s established networks and strategic partnerships provide the company with the impetus to continually innovate and expand its portfolio of brands while strengthening its capabilities across the region.

Job Description

- Design and lead product development from ideation, concept, prototype to commercialization in accordance to business objectives and strategies
- Identify opportunities to make continuous improvements and continuously analyze competitor products, ingredients and processes and revise where necessary
- Manage specific projects as assigned and ensure they are completed in a timely manner
- Equip with up to date requirement of food regulations and ensure compliance in designing products
- Responsible for research and development as well as technology transfer for new formulations
- Lead and conduct pilot plant trials and factory scale trials; and effectively troubleshoot and offer plausible, executable solutions
- Communicate to cross functional departments when new products, new processes or changes are being introduced and provide them with specifications, standards, procedures and support
- Provide technical support for existing product and processing line’s extension
- Stay abreast of new food ingredient and technologies, trends and innovation as well as processing and equipment advances relative to key beverage categories
- Lead and mentor a small team of R&D professionals and responsible to drive the creativity and motivate the team

Job Requirements

- Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science/Food Technology/Nutrition/Chemistry/Microbiology
- At least 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in F&B industry, preferable with product development background
- Knowledge in FMCG industries
- Pilot plant experience will be an added advantage
- Able to work independently with minimal supervision and under a tight timeline
- Good project management and planning skills
- Passionate about food and innovation

Compensation

- Performance bonus
- Medical benefits
- Working hour: Monday to Friday 8.30am-5.30pm