R&D Corporate Chef - Syracuse, NY
R&D Corporate Chef
Giovanni Foods, a 3rd generation family owned food manufacturer of high
quality high acid food products and shelf stable juices, has grown on average
20% per year over the past 11 years. We have not lost touch with our core
values about people and producing a high quality and safe product while we
strive for continuous improvement and growth.
We fill a unique niche in the market place through our ability to exceed our
customerís expectations through our pride in providing innovation, quality,
flexibility, competitive price and unparalleled customer service!
We are looking for a R&D Corporate Chef to join our fun, dynamic and
passionate team and to be a part of something great at our Syracuse, NY
We pride ourselves on our superior quality standard for our customers and it
is your job to meet and exceed those through driving the results of our
R&D team to meet the demands of our customers. This exciting opportunity
will require a sophisticated palate to efficiently match customer samples,
demonstrated experience ensuring bench top samples are successfully
translated to full scale production, and expertise in ingredient evaluation.
Reporting to the CEO, this role will lead the R&D function but must be
willing to do all aspects from creating bench top samples to managing the
bench test schedules and overall R&D function. This role will also play a
critical role in the alignment and effective communication between sales,
R&D, purchasing, operations, and quality departments during the
development of new products or revisions of current products. We are looking
for someone who is passionate about creating the best product for each
customer and seeing it through to full scale production.
Bachelor's Degree in culinary arts and food science, food nutrition, food
technology, food engineering, microbiology, biology, or chemistry, is
required. Culinary degree and/or certified CRC or CEC is a preferred.
10 years or more experience in food product/process development, or
equivalent combination of education and experience required. Prior work
experience in manufacturing environment also required.
We offer an excellent work environment with a competitive compensation and
Giovanni Food Co., Inc. is an Equal Employment