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Food Process Engineer

Covance 6/13/2018 5:26:58 AM
JOB ID: 19139 Category: Nutritional Chemistry
Livermore, California



Job Overview

Food Process Engineer - ASEPTIC Food Safety
Livermore, CA

This position based in our Livermore, California facility is focused on the technical engineering side of food safety. Do you know process validation? Are you familiar with aseptic food processing and equipment, federal food regulations, food science and microbiology? Would you enjoy traveling to client sites 50% of the time? Then please apply!

* Manages client relationships for projects at the direction of the project lead or manager.
* Represents the single point of control for research studies and projects.
* Maintains positive control over timing and scheduling issues related to every aspect and in any phase of the project.
* Coordinates project activities.
* Consults with the project lead to determine project requirements and to suggest/ guide plans to address project and client needs.
* Participates in the preparation of preliminary project cost and duration information to provide internally to client services and externally to clients.
* Schedules laboratory requests in cooperation with laboratory manager.
* Develops protocols for feasibility studies, equipment validations, and others as required.
* Communicates appropriate documents to clients for approval at the direction of the project lead or manager.
* Directs project team at project initiation, communicates final protocol or sample analysis outline, and explains performance expectations to project staff
* Monitors/ evaluates/ reviews the scientific performance (preliminary results) of the project. Provides client with regular progress updates if appropriate.
* Initiates, reviews, and approves (as appropriate) protocol deviations and project communication forms.


B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Food Process Engineering, Food Science, or related field


* B.S. with 4-6 years, M.S. with 2-5 years, Ph.D. with 1-2 years of Experience in the food industry
* Knowledge of applicable US FDA, USDA regulatory agency guidlines.
* Effective time management and organizational skills.
* Ability to conduct limited review of related scientific literature, references, and regulatory guidelines to obtain required information and subsequently apply it.
* Skilled in data interpretation and report writing.
* Excellent interpersonal skills. Team player

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Livermore, CA - California


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).