Job Title: Formulation Chemist | Post Processing Manager
Department: Manufacturing Operations
Location: Estacada, OR
Reports To: General Manager
Polaris Innovations, LLC operates as a large-scale hemp manufacturing facility. The company was founded and organized to provide retail and business-to-business CBD solutions to a broad consumer base. Our Mission is to enrich the lives of those around us through our commitment to the distribution and development of CBD solutions. PJV will utilize the operating and manufacturing experience and expertise of its senior leadership team to coach and develop a team with a focus on cGMP manufacturing specification and future FDA regulations. PJV delivers trusted B2C and B2B products in both national and international markets with first-in-class product offerings that emphasize the company's core values: Honest Business Practices, Product Integrity and a Family-focus. As we grow our business we are seeking out team members that possess high-character, a passion for helping others and a desire to be great!
The formulation chemist is a part of the post processing team. The chemist’s responsibilities include formulating for the current portfolio of products and working with our extraction expert toward innovation. The individual will collaborate in the development of new products from concept to commercialization including base innovation, product re-formulations, cost optimization and quality initiatives. The individual in this role must possess a strong knowledge of technical principles and product scaling methods. The formulation chemist will work concurrently in formulations and the post processing lab taking extracted oil through phases of refinement to varying finished products.
The position will require interfacing cross-departmentally within Operations in supply chain, packaging and quality and in Marketing.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Quality Assurance Manager
Job Definition: This position is responsible for training and monitoring all Quality Assurance activities in accordance with USDA, National Frozen Foods standards, and customer specifications. This position promotes positive team member philosophies in all aspects of daily plant and lab operations.
Ability to train others in job functions, as well as in group settings
Manages daily lab activities
Competitive wages and excellent benefits package.
INTERESTED APPLICANTS, PLEASE SUBMIT A RESUME TO:
BERNADETTE KINTZ, HR/OFFICE MANAGER
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, FEB. 26, 2021
National Frozen Foods Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions for all applicants and employees will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other characteristics protected under local, state or federal law.
Recipe Developer and QA Lead Tech.
Recipe Development: Lead the creation of new products and potential reformulation or ingredient shifts of current line.
QA Lead Tech: Tests and inspects products at various stages of the production process, maintain quality and food safety of products by performing the following duties.
About Us: Toby’s Family Foods is a fiercely independent, family-owned, and mission driven business that has operated since the 1970’s in Eugene / Springfield. We have a facility dedicated to our products and unique food manufacturing equipment. We are a growing, multi-regional producer of top-quality salad dressings, tofu spreads, and organic juices, lemonades, teas, and smoothies under the Toby’s and Genesis brands.
Your Role: The ideal candidate has many years’ experience in the food development field or getting a food scientist degree and is enthusiastic about working in a healthy environment and brining innovative and quality products to market.
• Selects products for testing at specified stages in the production process, and tests for a variety of qualities including chemical/physical characteristics, microbiological integrity, allergen presence and sensory evaluation requiring taste & smell.
• Analyzes incoming ingredients assuring compliance to specifications.
• Performs Quality Team Audits, including Good Manufacturing Practices and Housekeeping.
• Help maintain compliance in Food Safety, SQF, GMP, FSMA, Regulation and Safety.
• Records and evaluates test data, alerting Management to any deviations from specifications.
• Prepares necessary reagents needed for laboratory functioning.
• Maintains lab equipment and supplies.
• Interfaces with work teams; acts as technical support in areas such as Quality Control techniques, Good Manufacturing Practices, and product quality/safety.
• Maintain Good Laboratory Practices (GLP's)
• Knowledge and understanding of finished product specifications and expectations.
• Conducts pre-operative inspections.
• Ability to work as team and autonomously.
• Maintain records and documentation integrity.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Good oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret, technical procedures, and regulations.
• Ability to write routine reports and business correspondence.
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from other work groups in a professional manner.
• Ability to work with mathematical concepts.
• Ability to apply concepts such as fraction, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts
• Basic computer skills and knowledge of word processing and spread sheet programs.
• Knowledgeable or ability to learn laboratory equipment commonly used in the food industry (examples, but not limited to pH meters, allergen testing, pipetting/ liquid handling, viscometers, etc.)
• Understanding of calibration programs of food testing equipment.
We would like to meet you! Please drop off your resume at our office between 9am-4pm Monday-Friday or email us at: email@example.com
1160 Shelley St.
Springfield, OR 97477
Food ScientistNow Recruiting for a Food Scientist
The Wheat Marketing Center (WMC) is searching for a strong researcher to join the technical team as a Food Scientist. The Food Scientist will have the opportunity to work with a team of internationally recognized experts in wheat, milling, flour, and end product quality to deliver research and technical courses to stakeholders around the world using state-of-the-art analytical equipment and pilot scale production lines.
Interested parties should review the qualifications below and submit a CV and cover letter highlighting the experience and value they would bring to the technical team to Brent Haugen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WMC, located in the historic Albers Mill Building in Portland, OR, is a non-profit that acts as a bridge between wheat growers and customers. WMC is a technical crossroads of the wheat world linking wheat producers, consumers, millers and end product manufacturers. WMC focuses on promoting U.S. wheat by demonstrating its quality and functionality in end products, including Asian noodles, crackers and biscuits, tortillas and flatbread, and many other baked goods. Pilot scale production lines, state-of-the-art quality testing equipment, and internationally recognized technical expertise provide great value to our state wheat commission partners, wheat industry stakeholders, consumers, and milling and food manufacturers around the world.
About the Position
The Food Scientist is a key part of the technical team that delivers the wheat research and technical education program at the Wheat Marketing Center. S/he is responsible for organizing and planning research activities (in cooperation with the Technical Director), conducting laboratory work for research projects, communicating with team members and customers as needed, and assisting in the delivery of course curriculum. S/he works closely with the Technical Director to develop and design research projects to meet the needs of customers and address market needs and/or opportunities.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Research – Plan and conduct projects on a range of wheat flour based products
Consulting – Depending on expertise, provide technical consulting to customers at WMC and at customers’ facilities
Qualifications and Skills Required
Quality Control Technician – Woodburn Third Shift (12:00 AM – 08:30 AM)
SHIFT: 12:00 AM – 08:30 AM
LOCATION: Woodburn (close proximity to Portland, OR)
DEPARTMENT: Quality Control
REPORTS TO: Shift Supervisor/QC Supervisor
Responsible for ensuring all quality, food safety parameters, regulatory and customer requirements are met.
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATION:
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
1 year experience in food production facility
Knowledge in HACCP
Knowledge in GMP’s
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence in English.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
Minimum (1) month experience in data entry software
PREFERRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Chemistry courses (high school or college)
Three (3) to five (5) years relative experience
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk; use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; climb stairs; and stoop, kneel and crouch. The employee is occasionally required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
The above job description does not include all essential and nonessential duties of this job. All employees with disabilities are encouraged to contact the Human Resources Department to review and discuss the essential and nonessential functions of the job. The employee with a disability can evaluate the job in greater detail to determine if she/he can safely perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.
Job descriptions are not intended, nor should they be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, tasks, skills, efforts, working conditions or similar behaviors, attributes or requirements associated with a job. A job profile is not a comprehensive job description. It is intended for the sole purpose of acquainting a person who is unfamiliar with such position with a brief overview of the position's general direction and scope.
Tree Top is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status in accordance with law.
Want to work here? Seeking Quality Assurance Manager at growing Oregon food processor.
Laurel Foods, a growing, value-added, food processing company located in the foothills of the Chehalem Mountains of Oregon, is seeking a Quality Assurance Manager for it’s 28,000 sq. ft facility in the farming community of Laurel, Oregon, just south of Hillsboro.
A partnership between two family businesses, Laurel Foods has its roots in the Oregon hazelnut growing region of the lush North Willamette Valley.
The Quality Assurance Manager role will oversee the food safety and quality systems and serve as the SQF practitioner for the facility. Duties include:
Job Title: Sales/ BD Manager
Reports to: General Manager,
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Department: Administration; Business Development
Primary Location: Pacific North West (Remote)
Columbia Laboratories Inc., part of Tentamus Group, is seeking a strong Sales Manager to manage existing accounts, promote and sell microbiology, analytical and nutritional labelling services to the Retail, Food, Pet-food and Supplements industries.
In this role, you will actively seek new business opportunities and manage customer satisfaction for existing clients. We need a highly energetic individual with impeccable drive who possesses a proven track record in the successful development and management of an organization’s overall planning and marketing strategies. As an integral team player, you will be responsible for conveying and maintaining a positive image to all external and internal contacts.
Tentamus Group is a global product and safety firm with a core presence in Europe, Israel, Greater China, Japan and North America. Tentamus tests and consults on products involving the human body with strong focus on food, nutraceuticals and cosmetics. Tentamus is represented in over 72 locations worldwide with more than 3,500 highly trained staff members.
METRO, Portland, OR, US
2 days ago
Requisition ID: 1119
This position will be open until Friday, October 2nd at 9:00PM PST.
The salary range is $100k to $130k and is accompanied by a competitive benefits package.
Work is frequently done remotely due to COVID19 restrictions.
Who We Are: Oregon Food Bank (OFB) believes that no one should be hungry. Our mission is to eliminate hunger and its root causes.
At Oregon Food Bank, we believe that food and health are basic human rights for all. We know that hunger is not just an individual experience; it is also a community-wide symptom of barriers to employment, education, housing and health care. That’s why we work on two fronts in our mission to end hunger in Oregon: we build community connections to help people access nutritious, affordable food today, and we build community power to eliminate the root causes of hunger for good.
Oregon Food Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applications from candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our organization. Over and above our commitment to non-discrimination, OFB actively seeks to employ members of the community who have experienced poverty or food insecurity and members of historically marginalized groups including racial and ethnic minorities. Please visit our website to read more about our commitment to equity.
Who You Are:
You care deeply about our community, about people experiencing hunger and hold them in the center of all that you do. You have significant operations experience in a food banking context. You are committed to, and skilled in, using equity as a process and an outcome of your work to disrupt systemic social patterns that promote hunger such as racism, sexism, and transphobia. You have a strong affinity with OFB’s 10 Year Vision and are profoundly excited to achieve this vision for and with our community. You are highly organized and analytical. You have excellent rapport-building and communication skills, with the ability to co-create strategy and change processes with cross-functional teams, network partners, and vendors. You are adaptive and creative in a changing environment. You recognize and seize opportunities to build pathways from good entry level jobs to skills development and advancement for Operations staff members.
You have confidence in your skills and knowledge and the humility to reflect, listen to understand, and be changed. You have an empathetic nature and are able to understand the situations, needs and motivations of the individuals, groups and organizations we work with. You are courageous enough to take risks, shoulder responsibility, fail occasionally, and continually learn.
The Director of Operations oversees and leads all aspects of the Operations Department, including food acquisition, receiving and distribution, facilities and regulatory management, departmental culture and personnel development. The Operations team moves 50-70 million pounds of food a year, the team is over 75 strong, with 5 direct reports.
Skills and Experience of the Ideal Candidate:
The Fine Print:
Work is typically performed in an office environment inside and outside of Oregon Food Bank. Employee will use computer and phones extensively. Will drive for work performed in the community. May work outside of normal working hours of 8:00 – 5:00 p.m., such as evenings and weekends, and occasional travel out of town may occur. Employee must lift, bend, stoop, pick up and move objects up to 30 to 50 pounds.
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R & D Associate Scientist II
Come join the Tillamook Team where our philosophy is “Dairy Done Right.” As an independent farmer-owned cooperative, we have been guided by good, honest values since 1909. We believe in putting quality over profit, natural over artificial, and that hard work can never be outsmarted. We’re taking a stand for real food, because everyone deserves better.
What does real food mean to you? Is your favorite dish a cheesy casserole? Perhaps a decadent and indulgent ice cream? Either way, your identification with food is important to us. People who fit well here at Tillamook have a commitment to quality in everything they do. Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work and good, honest values.
Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work and good, honest values. We live by these shared values: We are Good Stewards, We believe in Uncompromising Quality, We work as One Team, We Play to Win, and We Genuinely Care for each other.
What you will do:
The R & D Associate Scientist II is responsible to help design, execute, and analyze all Tillamook research and the development of new products The Associate Scientist II will often work across all of Tillamook’s portfolio: Cheese, Butter, Whey, Cultured, and Frozen Desserts, in addition to continuous improvement projects both within our own and coman facilities. Onsite management of trials, commercial production, and overnight travel is often required. The R & D Associate Scientist II can effectively create experiments of design and perform risk analysis mitigation strategies on their own, but will also work collaboratively with other Product Development Scientists.
Here’s a day in the life:
We offer outstanding benefits to our employees. For more information, please visit the careers page: www.tillamook.com/careers.
We are committed to creating a diverse culture and inclusive conditions where all employees are heard, valued and feel a sense of belonging. We rely on different perspectives, thoughts, backgrounds and cultures to inform our work, to help us be better as a brand and as an employer and to fuel our success. We are seeking talent from a wide range of diversity, perspectives and backgrounds to join our exceptional organization and help us build our future.
Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) is a Drug-Free Workplace. EEO/AA
Job Description – Processing Specialist
Reports to: Operations Manager
Job Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt (Hourly)
Shift Type: Coincides with production shift for standard work week. Overtime as required. May include possibly working holidays/weekends.
Location/Travel: McMinnville, Oregon. Travel may be required to attend training courses or events.
Under the direction of the Operations Manager, responsible for effective daily operation, changeover, and minor autonomous/preventive maintenance of production equipment and processes within a food manufacturing operation. The primary responsibilities of the role include safety and environmental compliance, quality procedures, daily production, cleaning and sanitation procedures, equipment maintenance procedures, data collection, housekeeping, problem solving and continuous improvement as part of a work team. The position works within a structure that requires considerable interaction with others int eh same production unit, as well as customers. Proactively and continuously works to expand knowledge specific to the process and products made in the facility.
Duties and Responsibilities
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, and other applicable state or local law, we will make reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat. The noise level is the work environment is usually moderate to loud. The job duties include working with kettles, cappers, fillers, and pasteurization equipment.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, climb stairs and talk or hear. The employee is routinely required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.
If you are interested in this position, please email your resume to email@example.com.
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