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Food Technologist (snack speciality)

43800 Valls, Tarragona, Spain Req #2972
Wednesday, May 8, 2024

We blend care and creativity to nourish the world. 

Griffith Foods is global product development partner, we specialize in high-quality food ingredients. We serve global food companies and regional food companies worldwide. 
As a family business, we’ve valued people above all else for 100 years. Griffith is renowned for true, collaborative innovation. Our people care. We’re committed to helping our customers create better products - and a better, more sustainable world. Learn more about Griffith Foods on www.griffithfoods.com

Griffith Foods is a global manufacturer of food ingredients.  We provide a wide range of taste and texture components for customers throughout the world. Our products include seasoning blends, coating mixes,  flavors, sauces and food bases that are used in an extensive variety of savory applications from snack food and processed meat, fish, poultry, vegetables to ready meals.


Our customers include food processors, restaurant operators and grocery retailers.  While our name may not be familiar to consumers, our products are key components of foods offered by many of the world’s best known companies. We combine consumer insight, industry experience, science and creativity to make the world’s food better – and our customers’ business more successful.


Founded in 1919, Griffith Foods is a privately held, fourth-generation entrepreneurial family business with headquarter in Chicago. Today, Griffith Foods proudly serves the international food industry with coverage in all major markets with manufacturing facilities, sales locations, development & culinary centers and more than 3000 employees worldwide.


The purpose of the role


Work autonomously to maintain & grow the business via the development of profitable, delicious, nutritious & sustainable products &/or solutions for selected customers.

Solutions should be process stable, both internally and externally, whilst still ensuring food quality and safety standards are met.


Today Griffith Foods Europe has a vacancy for a talented Food Technologist to complete our savoury snack team, based in Valls (Spain).





Support the R&D activities and responsibilities that

  • Will contribute to the growth of our product range and customer base

Support the development of new products for our targeted customers

  • Act as the technical contact for our snack customers in Continental Europe
  • Develop presentations, organise and execute workshops and train the customer showing our products in applications & marketable formats, in cooperation with sales and marketing

Create innovative seasoning & coating systems for snack substrates - e.g.chips, tortilla's, (coated) nuts, rice cakes, extruded snacks, crackers,...

  • Look actively for innovative raw materials and systems
  • Conduct raw material evaluations




  • Master/bachelor in Food Science or FoodTechnology or equivalent by proven experience
  • A level of relevant and proven experience within the food industry
  • Language skills: fluent in English. Spanish or Dutch will be valuable
  • Project Management skills
  • Experience in development and application of seasonings is a plus  
  • Passionate about food and customer focus
  • Strong team player and able to work independently on product development projects
  • Self-confident and enthusiastic in presenting product concepts to customers
  • Creative, hands-on, accurate and well-organised 
  • Flexible in willing to travel within Europe to support our customers

Working at Griffith Foods 

We are a caring family company where everyone has the opportunity to grow, follow their own personal Purpose and find fulfillment in their work. We support each other, demonstrate mutual respect and nourish people’s well-being. 
We believe in doing the right thing, especially when it is hard to do and recognize that our success depends on our customers’ success consequently, we work together, leveraging our skills, knowledge and ideas to create exceptional products and solutions. 
We value diversity at our company and celebrate our cultural and personal differences, knowing that together, we create a unique source of strength. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age. 
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability you may contact us at recruiting@griffithfoods.com


Other details

  • Job Family Product Development
  • Job Function Commercial
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • 43800 Valls, Tarragona, Spain