Food Engineer Job Description

Food Engineer Job Description

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Food engineer provides process design guidance and technical input for the following industrial scale unit operations: biomass processing and handling, gasification, heat transfer, steam & power generation, fermentation, filtration, distillation, boilers, incineration, evaporation, effluent treatment systems, utilities.

Food Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Building innovative web products and user experiences with our in-house development team that support revenue growth for our brands of Food Network and Cooking Channel on a platform leveraging cloud-based infrastructure, APIs, social media, web content management platforms, CDNs, video platforms, Software-as-a-Service (SAAS) products, and Big Data
Build & customize user-facing, front-end functionality of our desktop and mobile sites via HTML, Javascript, CSS, and Sightly/JSP's delivered by our Adobe CQ / AEM Content Management System
Technical design and development for software enhancements and integrations for desktop & mobile websites, working collaboratively in an agile/kanban process with product, design, and project management team members
Collaborate with all Digital engineering teams to ensure that development on our shared platform is thoroughly planned and communicated with all teams
Provide input towards feasibility, technical solution design, priority, estimation, high level work-breakdown, risks, and dependencies as part of sprint task planning
Provide regular demos of own deliverables while also providing technical input and feedback regarding demos of other team members
Contribute to various knowledge-sharing exercises such as wiki documentation, blog posts, meetups, brown-bag sessions
Contribute technical feedback during design/UX walkthroughs, technical approach sessions, code reviews, project kickoffs, web performance evaluations, and architecture reviews
Participation in on-call support rotation
Collaborate with team to provide root cause assessments related to outages while using findings to generate recommendations for preventative measures

Food Engineer Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Food Engineer

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Education for Food Engineer

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Employers hiring for the food engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Engineering, Science, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Technical, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Chemistry, Technology, Education

Skills for Food Engineer

Desired skills for food engineer include:

Consumer Reports
Consumer agency evaluation methodologies
Control theory and control systems
Food chemistry and heat transfer
Filling and final packaging
German is considered an asset

Desired experience for food engineer includes:

Provide input into the prioritization of non-user facing enhancements, tech-debt, & standards that seek to reduce costs, improve maintainability, improve reliability, and improve time to market
Collaborate with Release Manager to implement continuous delivery tools and processes within the Food Network and Cooking Channel dev team
Follow up quotations to secure orders
To maintain computerised records of activities and store them within the appropriate system databases
To deal with Customer Technical and / or Commercial queries and complaints
To ensure customer satisfaction

Food Engineer Examples


Food Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a food engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for food engineer
  • Develop appropriate leads into opportunities and feed information on potential project scope into pipeline
  • Generating proposals and follow up materials for customer to convert sales
  • Identify opportunities within existing customers to grow revenue
  • Manage all sales related activity records to provide clear visibility of all accounts for reporting and team working purposes
  • Understand features and benefits of Sensitech products
  • Develop and maintain great relationships with Product teams to ensure up-to date knowledge and understanding of Sensitech’s current and future products
  • Work closely with Account Managers to support new sales and maintain relationships with existing customers
  • Liaison with customer support, implementation and technical teams
  • Any other reasonable duties which you may be requested to perform from time to time by your line manager
  • Leaning on the Fly
Qualifications for food engineer
  • Customer oriented, Fast learner, dynamic, rigorous, team worker, fast paced
  • Minimum 3 years of related experience in flexible packaging industry
  • Technical knowledge on packaging materials and converting processes on the packaging machines (optional)
  • Capable to understand complex interaction phenomena between packaging, packing lines and food contents
  • Project Management experience and proven project leadership role
  • Standard knowledge of usual IT tools (Lotus notes, Microsoft Office…)

Food Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of food engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for food engineer
  • Beverage or liquid sanitation experience
  • Sanitary equipment design experience
  • Ensure that the products delivered by 3rd party suppliers consistently meet the agreed specifications
  • Review, improve and govern Supplier Quality Performance
  • Vega assessments
  • Label) claim monitoring
  • Complaints, CAPA follow up and approval of changes
  • Supplier systems audits, Process audits, Emergency audits (Supplier Quality Expert only)
  • Audit follow up
  • Components validation
Qualifications for food engineer
  • Implementation and execution of sanitation programs and processes within the plant
  • Functions as the sanitation liaison to engineering teams supporting design efforts
  • Participates in equipment design and recommending the equipment that will facilitate optimum sanitation conditions
  • Oversees Bottling Operations line audits ensuring compliance with regulatory and corporate guidelines
  • Drives knowledge and understanding of sanitation practices throughout the plant
  • Master Degree in Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Computer Sciences or similar education

Food Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of food engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for food engineer
  • Provide relevant technical expertise
  • Ideate, conceptualize and Develop new ingredients, base states and forms, and end products concepts to be used, delivered and transformed into best in class products by new systems developed by the Research team
  • Drive all research phases starting from generating ideas, design and pre-development phase and then act as a consultant in the industrialization phase
  • Ensure that Nestlé is and remains a state of the art company by finding new resources and competencies in this specific technology area
  • Support design change cost savings projects for existing products, including alternative material investigation, alternative manufacturing processes
  • Work with suppliers and other team members for ongoing cost savings idea generation
  • Assist in answering technical and drawing related questions from suppliers in “request for quote" projects that are issued by Sourcing
  • Assist with verification and approval of minor product or process changes made by suppliers for cost or quality improvements
  • Coordinate design changes with the Operations team in Hillsboro
  • Travel to supplier facilities to assess their capabilities and to monitor project status (15% to 30% travel expected)
Qualifications for food engineer
  • Food engineer with good knowledge in process Engineering
  • 3-5 years of R&D work in the food part of a FMCG company
  • Champion in food science and nutrition aspects
  • Good knowledge of the industrial processes in a factory
  • A valuable experience in formulation and Product Development is necessary
  • A first experience in Project Management will be appreciated

Food Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of food engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for food engineer
  • Attend Engineering team ‘war room’ stand-up meetings twice per week to provide project updates and to stay aligned with the priorities of the Engineering team
  • Assist with special projects as needed (Quality, Cost, Manufacturing, and Drawing improvements)
  • Product, raw material and process evolutions
  • Standard and regulatory evolutions
  • Yearly internal quality issues
  • Developing In-depth engagement and knowledge of the sector customers
  • Delivering sales and profit growth within multinational and national groups and sub-sector end user accounts
  • The Food Scientist will be the SME on all food related projects for Rubbermaid Consumer, FoodSaver and Ball brands
  • The Food Scientist will bring a theoretical and academic approach to a product development organization
  • Acts as the technical lead for automation and motion control solutions for the US Food and Beverage market
Qualifications for food engineer
  • Autonomous in the way of working
  • French & German are a plus
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word et Outlook, PPT
  • Bachelor's degree in civil/structural engineering from accredited program
  • Strong AutoCad, RISA 3D, Tekla and Navisworks skills a plus
  • Completion of FE exam required

Food Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a food engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for food engineer
  • Set-up and maintain administration of a cloud system including big data solutions like Spark, Hive, Yarn & Hadoop
  • Help the data scientist deploy their developed models in Spark
  • Create API’s that make the model recommendations available across the digital touchpoints like the website, The UFS app, Facebook, Google Display Network, AdWords, LinkedIn
  • Help in creating data feeds that distribute the data across the different database and CRM systems (Salesforce, Central Operator Database)
  • Assist in creating an interface for digital leads, marketers and sales representatives to control the personalization within the platform with adaptable business ruling
  • Maintains and implements website & app tracking
  • End responsibility within our projects for all process engineering from the quotation phase, over design till qualification and handover to the client in projects for Food & Nutrition
  • Act as SME for process & equipment, driving requirements in the design/selection of process equipment
  • Analyze and provide resolution of technical issues, perform process engineering tasks and design reviews
  • Ensure incorporation of all cGMP, client specific quality requirements, support client quality audits if needed
Qualifications for food engineer
  • BS in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related discipline
  • Experienced user of “Solid works" or “Pro-E" design – CAD systems
  • At least 5-10 years of experience with suppliers, Mechanical Design (Engineering)
  • Strong communication, business acumen, leadership and team building skills
  • Prefer experience in Six Sigma, Lean, and Supply Chain Management, or significant experience in working with Sourcing and or external suppliers
  • Understanding of material specifications, manufacturing process, and secondary operations

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