Michigan, Benton Harbor
Supports the development and evaluation of cooking performance of cooking appliances.
With direction, develops and modifies algorithms for cooking products.
Supports Food Scientists, Food Engineers and Product Development Engineers including setting up test equipment, root-causing issues on mechanical and electrical systems of the cooking product and performing product testing to evaluate performance.
Maintains cooking performance procedures and extends existing tests to fit new design solutions.
Supports development of new procedures to evaluate cooking performance and predict consumer satisfaction
Supports day to day lab operations including conducting test requests and maintaining lab facilities.
Culinary degree or strong equivalent experience in culinary Industry preferred
1 to 2 years working in a lab environment including conducting standard testing, conducting research and/or developing test methods highly preferred
Comfortable with various cooking methods (cooktop and oven)
Top MUST have skills:
Organized: Strong Time Management and Information Management
Demonstrates numerical and scientific abilities- uses data to analyze and communicate problems and solutions
Experience and interest in cooking
Microsoft office (MUST be proficient in Excel or google sheets)
Google Systems (email, drive, Docs, Sheets)
Knowledge of Agilent/LabVIEW helpful
Control systems and software manipulation
Strong Problem Solving Skills
Knowledge of heat transfer
Able to work within a team