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R & D Food Technologist 
Country Home Bakers,LLC - 
Atlanta, GA

 

 

 

Job Objective:

Create formulations of frozen dough and nutrition information as well as develop baking directions and conduct tolerance testing for products. Apply scientific principles in research, development, production, technology, quality control, packaging and processing of nutritionally designed foods. Conduct basic nutrition research for the development of programs to support product utilization.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Formulation of cookies, biscuits, and various breads to include knowledge of leavening agents and the impact to final product nutritional values as a result of combining various (baking) ingredients.
  • Maintain product database as daily product is being tested and evaluated for quality requirements.
  • Generate nutrition information for labeling.
  • Develop baking directions and conduct tolerance testing for products.
  • Prepare and bake pilot lab samples for experimental findings include formulations and proper lab tests results for scale-up into production.
  • Interact with internal staff on daily/weekly basis to include: Production, Marketing, Quality Assurance and Field Sales personnel

Requirements:

  • Individual must be well versed in nutrition, labeling and leavening agent impact on final product as it pertains to cookies and breads.
  • Must have formulation knowledge with the following ingredients: Sodium Bicarbonate, SALP, SAPP, SAS, MCP and Yeast. Primary focus chemical leavening.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Must be able to work on multiple projects at the same time with tight turnarounds and timelines.
  • Prepare experimental formula lab tests and be able to scale up into a plant operational setting.
  • Communication verbal and written skills are crucial for this position.
  • This position will report to the Director of Product Development.

Minimum Qualifications:

BS Food Science, Nutrition, Chemistry, A.I.B. Graduate or equivalent with ideally 3-5 years’ experience formulating cookies or closely related bakery products for a research commercial laboratory, and supporting production as necessary.

Reports to: Director Product Development

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Atlanta, GA

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • formulating cookies: 3 years
  • Regulatory: 1 year

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