Product Engineer

  • location: Wausau, WI
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $65,000 - $85,000 per year
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Product Engineer

Permanent position: Growing food manufacturer is looking for an Product Development Specialist. This role will be located in the Wausau, Wisconsin area. The ideal candidate will possess either food or dairy experience with a focus in developing and enhancing existing products and production processes. This role comes with relocation assistance along with a base salary commensurate with experience ranging from $65k to $85k. All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US.

Responsibilities for the Product Engineer
  • Qualify and implement process improvements to existing products, including product or process improvement, second sourcing, by product usage options or regulatory changes
  • Assist in re-formulation of current products if improvement is needed or new equipment is purchased that requires a change of process
  • Engineer quality and reliability into new products and recommend modifications to existing formulations to maximize quality and consistency
  • Complete cost evaluations for all proposed product or process revisions and/or developments
  • Assist in resolution of customer complaints relating to possible formulation or product development issues
  • Lead development projects from conception to commercialization
Requirements for the Product Engineer

  • BS in Food Science is required
  • Candidates must possess experience working in a product/process development within the food industry with a background in food or dairy processing
  • Knowledge of food ingredients and their functionality, product formulation, manufacturing. sensory, shelf life and packaging structures
  • Experience with food safety standards including USDA/FDA food regulation. labeling, HACCP, GMP and Serve Safe Certification
  • Ability to multi-task and operate with a high level of autonomy is required
  • All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US

  • The compensation plan is commensurate with experience with a base salary ranging from $65k to $85k
  • Relocation assistance is also available
  • Looking for candidates that desire promotional opportunities
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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    Product Engineer

  • location: Wausau, WI
  • job type: Permanent
  • salary: $65,000 - $85,000 per year
  • date posted: 8/7/2019