Senior / Professional Officer (Food Technology)

Senior / Professional Officer (Food Technology)

Singapore Institute of Technology
7-10 years
Not Specified

Job Description



Key Responsibilities
  1. Design and teach labs & practice modules.
  2. Mentor students in Capstone Projects and the Integrated Work Study Programme (IWSP).
  3. Lead or co-lead innovation projects with industry.
  4. Manage labs and equipment to support academic programmes and applied research.
  5. Ensure safety in labs.

Job Requirements
  1. A good degree in Food Science and Technology, or a related field. Masters and PhD would be advantageous.
  2. At least 10 or more years of working experience and proven track record of technical expertise with minimum 7 years of R&D experience in food industry.
  3. Excellent knowledge and experience in food ingredients/ packaging/ processing, and their applications in food products.
  4. Excellent understanding in food chemistry / microbiology / texture / sensory evaluation, with discerned laboratory skills for food analysis would be advantageous.
  5. Hands-on experience in quality control and food safety management would be an added advantage.
  6. An innovative mindset in exploration, valuation, and application of new technologies in food product/ process/ packaging research and development.
  7. Experience in writing project grants will be an added advantage.
  8. Extensive experience and knowledge of industry practices to bring industry perspective to SIT.
  9. Keen interest in innovation projects, with demonstrated ability in developing solutions to technical problems.
  10. Strong supervisory skills and enjoy working closely with students in an educational environment.
  11. Demonstrate proficiency to keep abreast of development in the field and pursue professional certification programs. Possess industrial certifications in relevant areas will be an added advantage.

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