The customer of I-Work is a manufacturing company that produces sustainable and organic food ingredients and food products, which has recently been acquired, bringing international know-how and best practices to the company. Significant investments are being made in hardware and software. Among the key positions that need to be covered the company is searching for a

Chef in Food Academy

Main responsibilities:

  • to organize new product and application solutions according to innovations funnel projects and customer projects;
  • to be involved in developing the manufacturing processes and recipes of food and drink products;
  • to work on both existing and newly discovered ingredients to invent new recipes and concepts
  • modify foods to create products such as plant-based items and ready meals and will often work closely with colleagues in the product development team to help deliver factory-ready recipes, based on development kitchen samples;
  • to taste every food and drink and improve it according to the client’s wishes;
  • present new and improved foods or drinks to the customers;
  • keep up with ever-changing food production regulations will be an essential part of job.

Requirements:

  • higher education in food technology  is desirable;
  • work experience in a similar position in Food production company, in the catering sector or in similar activities is a mandatory requirement;
  • experience in food, beverage preparation methods/technologies, as well as familiarity with ingredients;
  • experience in food or beverage presentation will be an advantage;
  • knowledge of or experience with food production regulations;
  • good Latvian language skills and English - conversational level;
  • good computer skills (MS Office programs);
  • excellent communication and collaboration skills.

The company offers:

  • work in a stable, fast-growing company with opportunities for professional growth;
  • salary starting from 1500 EUR gross per month and according to work experience;
  • social guarantees, health, and accident insurance;
  • technical support required for the work;
  • workplace in Vidzeme.

Send CV to I-Work Group, e-mail: zanda.gulbe@i-work.lv, phone 25667789