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R&D Food Technologist

Tel Aviv, Israel

We are looking for an experienced R&D Food Technologist to join our team. 
As an R&D Food Technologist, your main focus will be to further develop Chunk’s products for production, improve formulations, conduct sensory and analytical evaluations and work with suppliers and consultants to establish large-scale production capabilities.

Responsibilities:

  • “Hands-on” development of product formulations
  • Use quantitative and qualitative methods to characterize the product’s sensory and nutritional gaps
  • Develop a shelf-life extension strategy and define critical parameters
  • Prep sample prototypes, manage and conduct consumer/experts sensory tests panels
  • Manage relationships with ingredient suppliers, consultants, and flavor companies
  • Develop products for scale-up production
  • Work in collaboration with the whole R&D team (Biology, Process Engineering)
  • Join the team’s effort to characterize and build our pilot plant
  • Conduct QA/QC on production line

Requirements:

  • B.Sc. degree in food technology, food science, food engineer, biotechnology, or equivalent
  • >3 years of experience in food product development and food process scaleup development
  • Good understanding of food systems chemistry and biology
  • Ability to work in a scientific environment and quickly interpret scientific data and literature into product ideas and improvements
  • Willing and happy to do hands on work and work long hours
  • Experience in production facility operations

The perfect candidate also has:

  • Good understanding of food safety, quality assurance, and HACCP
  • Additional scientific education such as chemistry, chemical engineering, biotechnology  or materials science
  • Culinary experience

or send your CV to hello@chunkfoods.com