Basic American Foods
  • Research and Development
  • Blackfoot, ID, USA
  • $15.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Do you have an interest in making a difference in a privately held company that is committed to innovation, leadership development, and technical excellence?  If you are creative, team oriented Food Science student, then Basic American foods has a great opportunity for you

Basic American Foods, family owned and operated since 1933, is a market leader and innovator in shelf stable food products within consumer foods and the foodservice industry. Our strong employee-focused culture facilitates collaborative working environments while providing opportunities for advancement and professional development.
Job Summary
Working within specifically defined project goals, this position performs research and development tests, gathers and documents data, and reports testing results. 
Principal Accountabilities
  1. Responsible for assisting in planning, coordination and execution of specific tasks pertaining to researching and testing of assigned project.  Work is carried out under supervision of project manager.
  2. Accountable for assisting in planning, coordination and execution of lab, pilot plant, and plant tests and experiments as needed for the project.
  3. Accountable for providing and maintaining written test documentation, including up-to-date lab books containing accurate results of all experiments, tests, formulations used, analytical results, and other pertinent information.
  4. Accountable for maintaining good housekeeping in assigned Technology areas, following established practices, processes, and procedures, maintaining a safe work environment, and for practicing and enforcing BAF safety policies.
Education and Experience
Currently enrolled in a Food Science program as a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior.
Career Development
Beyond our commitment to quality and convenient products, we provide a culture where employees are valued and supported in meeting their career goals.  We offer meaningful career and employee development opportunities for managerial and technical or professional individuals in our cross functional teams through individual leadership and professional development plans.
This position is located just outside of Idaho Falls, Idaho. Situated along the Snake River at the western edge of the world famous Rocky Mountains, Idaho Falls has all the features of big city living, but still embraces a small town charm. Our skyline consists of the majestic Teton Mountain Range, and in our backyard is the world's most famous park - Yellowstone.
 We are an EEO and AA Employer of Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans
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