Mohammed VI Polytechnic University is an institution dedicated to research and innovation in Africa and aims to position itself among world-renowned universities in its fields The University is engaged in economic and human development and puts research and innovation at the forefront of African development. A mechanism that enables it to consolidate Morocco’s frontline position in these fields, in a unique partnership-based approach and boosting skills training relevant for the future of Africa. Located in the municipality of Benguerir, in the very heart of the Green City, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University aspires to leave its mark nationally, continentally, and globally.
The Agrobioscience Program (AgBS) at the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University seeks a Junior R&D Engineer candidate responsible for applying scientific and engineering principles to develop, improve, and optimize food production processes and products. The candidate will collaborate with cross-functional and multidisciplinary teams to ensure the safety, quality, and efficiency of manufacturing operations. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in food science, engineering principles, and a passion for innovation in the food industry.
The selected candidate will be expected to:
Research and Development: Conduct research and development activities to improve existing food products, develop new products, and optimize food manufacturing processes.
Process Optimization: Analyze and optimize production processes to enhance efficiency, quality, and consistency while ensuring adherence to standards and regulatory requirements.
Product Formulation: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and optimize food product formulations that meet consumer preferences, nutritional requirements, and cost targets.
Equipment Evaluation and Selection: Evaluate, select, and oversee the installation of food processing equipment to ensure optimal performance, efficiency, and compliance with industry standards.
Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of experiments, test results, formulations, process changes, and other relevant data. Prepare reports and presentations to communicate findings and recommendations to stakeholders.
This is a full-time, fixed-term one-year appointment with an attractive remuneration package. The successful candidate will first be employed for one year, renewable once.
Profil recherché :
Education, qualifications, and experience
Candidates should have a master’s degree or engineering in food science and technology.
Fundamentals of Chemistry and Microbiology.
Research experience in plant nutritional quality and experience in food formulation is valued.
Ability to work in the laboratory and conduct field studies.
Working with R for statistical analysis and data illustration
Superb problem-solving skills and ability to work well in a team
Positive attitude in changing fast-paced environments
Proactively identify opportunities for innovation, efficiency enhancements, and cost optimization within the food manufacturing process.
English communication skills.
Applications and selection procedure:
Applications are to be sent on the hiring platform no later than August 09, 2023. The application folder must contain the following:
Cover letter outlining research experience, achievements, research interests, and how the candidate’s scientific profile relates to the required position;
Names and contact information of at least two reference persons (from the Academia and/or the business world)
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