Research Scientist II (Elwood,
IN) needed to conduct the following duties:
coordinate product development for different food product platforms:
scale development of new products, line extensions, formula
renovation, product match to national brands and formula
customization per customer needs. Scale up and formula transfer to
operations for commercialization.
for all technical aspects of product including analytical and
organoleptic specification, ingredient legend, regulatory and label
with ingredient suppliers on new ingredients and value addition to
current existing products.
with retail, private brand and food service customers to meet the
productís analytical & sensory expectations.
on cost savings projects to determine current gaps and develop
counter measures for potential improvements that could be made in
product formulations, specifications and process maintaining quality
proposals per project basis.
product technical specifications including ingredient declaration
and nutritional information for new products and product
project status to internal as well as external customers in order to
keep all the project stakeholders updated
in scale up & process development for transferring formula to
operations. Conduct plant trials for new product commercialization,
line extensions and product renovation. Implement problem solving
exercises at all levels of development work using leans tools like
A3 and value stream mapping to increase efficiency and deliver
technical support to operations in regards to product, process &
quality challenges and aid in developing solutions using lean
problem solving process.
fresh pack season work with operations and quality assurance
department on product and process improvement, aid in developing
solutions for technical challenges and specification updates.
shelf life studies with regards to new formulation or packaging
project reports, document results for experimentation and maintain
records of work
Position requires Bachelorís degree in Food Science, Food Process
Engineering or closely related and 5 years of progressive post-bachelorís
R&D experience in the food industry, including experience with spices
Qualified applicants should mail
resume Angela Thomas, Red Gold, Inc. PO Box 83, Elwood IN 46036