Vacancy for Food Technologist | Research & Development

Vacancy for Food Technologist | Research & Development

Position : Food Technologist – Research & Development (R&D)

Company: Wellversed

Location: Gurugram, Haryana, India

Job Summary:
Wellversed is seeking a Food Technologist for our Research and Development (R&D) team. This role is integral in researching and developing innovative food products and optimizing their industrial production processes.

As a Food Technologist in our NPD team, your responsibilities will encompass:

  1. Conduct ing comprehensive literature reviews to stay updated on the latest trends and research in the food industry.
  2. Analyzing competitive products to identify gaps and opportunities for innovation.
  3. Researching and evaluating ingredients for potential inclusion in product development.
  4. Identifying cost-saving opportunities while optimizing product quality and safety.
  5. Establishing relationships with reliable ingredient vendors.
  6. Investigating methods and technologies to enhance food quality, including flavor, color, texture, and nutritional value.
  7. Formulating new product compositions and participating in product enhancement projects.
  8. Ensuring compliance with nutritional labeling regulations set by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).
  9. Conducting sensory analysis to evaluate product attributes and consumer preferences.
  10. Developing quality control checklists to maintain consistent product standards.
  11. Collaborating with the production team to create pilot batches of new products.
  12. Collecting and analyzing consumer feedback to drive product improvements, gauging market acceptance.
  13. Coordinating with the brand team to align R&D activities with brand strategies and objectives.

To excel in this role, you should possess the following qualifications:

  1. 2+ years of full-time experience in Food Technology or related fields.
  2. Proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel/Google Sheets.
  3. Strong technical skills with a solid understanding of new product development (NPD) processes.
  4. A relevant degree in Food Technology, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Nutrition, or a related field.
  5. Deep knowledge of research methodologies and a focus on obtaining actionable results.
  6. Learnability, flexibility, and adaptability to quickly grasp new concepts and adapt to changing project requirements.
  7. Strong attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality results.
  8. Good communication skills (preferred).

About Wellversed:
Wellversed is a dynamic company with a portfolio of nutrition brands dedicated to empowering individuals to achieve their optimal state of wellness. We unlock the potential of both mind and body, helping individuals realize their fullest biological potential. Join us in our mission to make wellness attainable for all.

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