Vacancy for Food Technologist | Licious

Vacancy for Food Technologist | Licious

Position : Food Technologist – New Product Development

Company: Licious

Location: Bangalore Urban, Karnataka, India

About Us:
Licious, established in 2015 by our passionate founders Abhay Hanjura and Vivek Gupta, is a Bengaluru-based meat and seafood company. We’ve evolved into India’s premier direct-to-consumer food-tech brand, serving delighted customers in 20 cities nationwide with our delectable fresh meat and seafood. Are you ready to become the secret ingredient in the Licious recipe? Keep reading!


  • Brainstorming innovative product concepts and crafting delicious recipes.
  • Enhancing and refining existing recipes to perfection.
  • Designing efficient large-scale production processes.
  • Ensuring unwavering adherence to stringent food safety and hygiene standards.
  • Sourcing and selecting high-quality ingredients from trusted suppliers.
  • Rigorously testing and evaluating additives, with thorough reporting.
  • Innovating and optimizing products and processes.
  • Elevating safety and quality control measures, from raw materials to the finished product.
  • Staying current with consumer trends and cutting-edge food technologies.
  • Carefully choosing raw materials and ingredients from reliable suppliers.
  • Calculating product costs based on raw materials and production expenses for profitability.
  • Overseeing supplier audits and internal audit management.
  • Coordinating product launches and trial runs alongside the product development team.
  • Compiling, scrutinizing, and approving product specifications and labeling.
  • Developing consistent and safe production processes.

Required Technical Skills:

  • Background in Food Science/Food Technology, with expertise in new product development, innovation, recipe creation, and scale-up processes.
  • Experience in working with meat, flavors, food ingredients, and proteins is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements.


  • Basic knowledge of packaging in the food and beverage industry.
  • Proficiency in statistics is a plus.

General Skills:

  • Effective communication and presentation abilities.
  • Strong analytical mindset.
  • Project management skills.
  • Collaborative work ethic in cross-functional and multicultural teams.

Leadership Standards:

  • Customer-centric and accountable approach.
  • Proactive and action-oriented.
  • Team player.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in the food industry.

Educational Qualification:

M.Sc./B.Sc. in Food Technology, Food Science, or Chemistry

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