R&D Food Process Engineer

Chicago, IL US

Job ID: 2011 Position Type: Manufacturing & Operation

R&D Process Food Engineer - Technologist with feeling for product development

Are you an R&D Process Engineer - Coating Technologies with experience in food processing? We need you to upscale the process from pilot to industrial scale. You will need to be able to experiment with blends/formulas as well as act in a production environment. You will be a member of the global R&D team of our client. You will cooperate with our client's customer R&D teams to develop coated and battered products, all of which are a unique global patented technology.

Experienced in food process engineering, food processing equipment for breading, crumbs, coatings and batters - meat, seafood and vegetable coatings- breading, crumbs work with tumblers, extruders, etc....

Work with client's engineers and food technology teams, advise in making equipment changes and modifications.


  • BSc or MSc in Food Technology / Food Engineering, or comparable with a strong background in meat and poultry processing.
  • Preferably more than 5 years of relevant experience in the meat and or snack industry or in process technology in comparable industries.
  • Experience with up/down scaling.
  • Willing to travel worldwide
  • Competences: pro-active, entrepreneurial, results oriented, team player, hands-on.
  • Fluent in English and good communication skills

Compensation Benefits

Your salary is based on the weighting of your job, your experience and your training. Our client offers not only a competitive salary but also training and education on the job.Salary range may be up to $125K base plus incentives.

Company description - Our client is a full service provider for all aspects of coated and breaded food product.

Location - Greater Chicago metro area.

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