Jasper Products, LLC is an industry-leading manufacturer of extended shelf life (ESL) and aseptically packaged food and beverage products with a state-of-the-art production facility in Joplin. We are currently seeking to fill the following position:
Research & Development – Food Technologist I
This position will be directly involved with raw material ingredient sourcing, weighing and preparations of pilot plant production trials for a variety of ready-to-drink Aseptic and ESL beverages. The job will entail frequent small scale batching, sensory evaluation of new & existing formulations and accurate material labeling activities. The role also includes a wide variety of R&D projects including pulling finished goods (FG) product samples for evaluations, maintaining inventory of R&D supplies, customer sample shipments, conducting bench work for product adjustments and flavor evaluations and maintaining a variety of records on ingredients and FG product stability. This is a hands on front line R&D department position that offers opportunities for growth.
The successful candidate must be comfortable learning R&D from the basic routine tasks up to higher level food safety/quality regulations. Strong interpersonal communication skills, basic mechanical aptitude and PC skills including Windows, Outlook, and Excel will also be required. Qualified candidates need to have strong analytical and administrative skills. Attention to detail, being a self-starter and an attitude of conformance are a must.
High school diploma or GED required but a degree in Science or Food Technology is preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to learn the fundamentals of food and beverage formulation, allergen protocols, GMP’s, Kosher requirements, organic regulations, and state and federal regulations related to packaging and labeling.
If you desire to support the expansion of a world class, growing organization that offers competitive compensation and benefits, please apply below, fill in the fields to apply at the bottom of job description.
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Jasper Products, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer