Prolicious Food Technology Job – MSc, BTech & MTech Apply
Prolicious is a leading food manufacturing company based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. We are committed to delivering high-quality food products that meet customer expectations. With a strong focus on innovation and research, we strive to create delicious and nutritious offerings for our consumers.
We are currently seeking a dedicated Food Technologist to join our in-house Research and Development (R&D) team. As a Food Technologist, you will play a vital role in developing new products, ensuring product compliance with regulations, and improving existing recipes. This position requires expertise in food technology, knowledge of FSSAI rules and regulations, and a passion for creating innovative food products.
- Responsible for new product development and conducting trials to match quality, health, and sensory parameters as per customer requirements.
- Must have knowledge of FSSAI rules and regulations, capable of label validation, and ensuring product compliance based on FSSAI and legal metrology of food products.
- Conduct lab scale and pilot scale trials of new products and conduct shelf-life studies.
- Study new products, identify market requirements, and develop products accordingly.
- Improve existing recipes, generate new product ideas and recipes, test and examine samples, write reports, and ensure compliance.
- Evaluate and apply new ingredients (color, flavor, starch, etc.) based on their function.
- Perform quality checks on raw materials and finished goods.
- Contribute to cost reduction through better sourcing of ingredients and ingredient substitution.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams and project managers to define project scope and criteria, understand technical problems, and leverage past learnings.
- Actively share knowledge and build technical skills by attending conferences and seminars and sharing findings with the team.
Skills and Requirements
- B.Tech. / M.Tech. / M.Sc. in Food Technology or Food Science.
- 1.5-2 years of experience in the food industry, with expertise in new product development and FSSAI regulations.
- A genuine interest in science and its application to food and related industries.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Self-motivated with a result-driven approach.
- Strong analytical and numerical skills.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.