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Food Production R&D Tech - Rochester, NY
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Job Summary

Our client is a baked goods supplier for the foodservice and retail markets in the United States. They have a great work environment and you get to be part of the R&D team for this great company! Job Summary: To support the development of new products and adaptation of existing ones in line with best industry lab practices.

Responsibilities and Duties

Some of the responsibilities include:

  • Conduct Standardized Performance / Baking / Analytical Tests
  • Fully understand and execute typical bakery food performance and analytical evaluations
  • Perform tests in lab, on pilot installations and assist in plant trials and initial runs
  • Manage standardized performance tests, understand and verify variations
  • Maintain complete, accurate records associated with all activities
  • Make samples for demonstrations or internal and / or external purposes
  • Ensure analytical correctness
  • Respect Quality Assurance criteria of samples (traceability, GMP, …). Support specific projects in close collaboration with R&D Management
  • Travel, when necessary, ability to work at customers location (with technical support) - Possible overnights
  • Support R&D tasks during the product development / adaptation process
  • Conduct analytical and application tests on bakery type products. Including, Bakery Mixes, Patisserie Mixes, Fruit Fillings, Crème Fillings, Icings and Glazes
  • Evaluate new and alternate Raw Materials and compare to standards.
  • Maintain supporting documentation
  • Proper Lab Management
  • Comply with food safety procedures upon new raw material selection, product development or modification and sample preparation
  • Adhere to plant food safety protocols and training requirements
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills


  • Minimum 2-year degree in Food Science or related field
  • Experience in bakery food product development or related industry is a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to compare and distinguish differences in ingredients, materials and overall performance through taste, smell, touch and visual inspection. (including known allergens, wheat, milk, egg and soy)
  • Dexterity to allow the safe and efficient operation of various pieces of equipment including, scales, balances, ovens, fryers, mixers, etc.
  • Ability to lift up to 50.0 lbs. * Ability to stand for 6 or more hours during the work day
  • Ability to work with known allergens, Wheat, Milk, Egg and Soy


Our client offers a great place to work with medical, dental, vision, PTO, and more!

Job Type: Full-time


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