New Job Opportunity for Food Technologist

New Job Opportunity for Food Technologist

Job Title: Food Technologist and Project Manager

Company: The Belgian Waffle Co

Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Job Description:

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Food Technologist and Project Manager to join our team at The Belgian Waffle Co. If you’re a professional who is passionate about food and possesses a blend of culinary expertise, sales acumen, and project management skills, we want to hear from you!


  1. Product Development and Formulation:
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including R&D, marketing, and production, to innovate and enhance our food products.
  • Adjust product formulations to meet taste, texture, nutritional, and cost requirements.
  • Conduct research on ingredient functionality, sensory attributes, and market trends to guide product development.
  1. Supplier and Contract Manufacturer Management:
  • Identify and assess potential contract manufacturers and suppliers, ensuring they align with our quality standards.
  • Foster strong relationships with contract manufacturers, offering technical guidance and support throughout production.
  • Conduct audits and assessments to maintain compliance with regulatory standards and brand requirements.
  1. Quality Assurance:
  • Develop and implement quality control procedures spanning from raw materials to finished products.
  • Conduct regular inspections and testing to ensure product specifications are met.
  • Address quality issues by investigating root causes and implementing corrective actions.
  1. Regulatory Compliance:
  • Stay current with food safety regulations, labeling requirements, and industry standards to ensure product compliance.
  • Assist in preparing regulatory documentation, such as ingredient lists, nutritional labeling, and allergen declarations.
  1. Process Improvement:
  • Continuously evaluate manufacturing processes for optimization, cost-effectiveness, and efficiency improvements.
  • Collaborate with manufacturing partners to implement enhancements aligning with our brand’s goals.
  1. Training and Knowledge Transfer:
  • Train contract manufacturer personnel on product specifications, quality standards, and best practices.
  • Stay informed about the latest advancements in food science and share knowledge within the team.
  1. Problem Solving:
  • Act as a technical resource for troubleshooting production issues, conducting root cause analysis, and implementing solutions to maintain product quality.
  1. Documentation and Reporting:
  • Maintain accurate records of product development, production processes, quality control tests, and regulatory documentation.
  • Prepare regular reports on key performance indicators, quality metrics, and project status updates.


  • Strong understanding of food chemistry, microbiology, and sensory analysis.
  • Knowledge of food safety regulations (FSSAI, etc.) and labeling requirements.
  • Experience in food product development, contract manufacturing, or quality control within the food industry.
  • Excellent communication skills to collaborate with internal teams and external partners.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with a focus on quality and continuous improvement.
  • Problem-solving skills to address production issues and implement effective solutions.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Understanding of category development and growth in the FMCG/F&B industry.
  • Experience in conceptualization to commercialization of products in the FMCG/F&B space.

Work Experience: 6-12 years of B2B, FMCG (bakery and dessert) product development, and food manufacturing experience preferred.

Qualification: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Food Science, Food Engineering, or a related field.

Location: Mumbai (Lower Parel)

If you’re ready to take your career to the next level in the exciting world of food technology and project management, we encourage you to apply and become part of The Belgian Waffle Co family. Join us in creating delightful and innovative food experiences for our customers!

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