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Food Technologist 
Uptown Bakeries a division of J & J Snack Foods - 
Bridgeport, NJ




Uptown Bakeries, a division of & J Snack Foods Sales Corp (JJSF), a highly successful and leading manufacturer of niche snack foods, has an opportunity for an experienced and creative Food Technologist in our Bridgeport, NJ facility.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

- developing bench top prototypes

- working with vendors to formulate new products

- conducting production test runs

- collecting and analyzing data

- developing in-process and finished product specifications

- generating ingredient statements and nutritional information

- approving new raw materials and vendors

- providing technical assistance to customers and various departments - coordinating sensory sample, photo shoot to customer

Ideal candidate will possess a B.S. in Food Science or related area, a minimum of 3 years food product development experience, and have a strong working knowledge of ingredient functionality and flavor, formulation, nutrition and food labeling regulations. Strong communication, ability to independently manage multiple projects, organization and computer skills (Excel, MS Word) are required. Bakery experience and a working knowledge of Genesis nutritional software is a plus.

We offer a competitive salary, commensurate with experience as well as a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, discounted stock purchase, tuition refund, company paid life insurance, voluntary Life and AD&D, flex spending and a discount on company stock.


No agencies please

Job Type: Full-time


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