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R&D Scientist
Alessi Bakeries - Tampa, FL




Alessi Bakeries is looking for a R&D Scientist who will work on project specific initiatives. Alessi Bakeries is a true Tampa landmark dating back over a century to 1912. For more than a century, Alessi Bakeries has been making itís mark in the baking industry. Product customization and recipe development have become a significant part of our business, serving customers ranging from small individual businesses to national retail chains and foodservice companies. Requirements;

  • Experience in food product development, from inception through commercialization necessary, ideally including shelf stable extruded, baked and/or retorted products.
  • Responsible for resolution of technical issues that arise during the development of new and/or improved products, by the production, operational, or performance based.
  • Work closely with Operations, Services group. Q.A., Technical Services, and Brand Marketing in communication of technical information, related to new product test programs.
  • Develop and refine specifications for new and/or improved products; developing processing parameters at processor level, identify and establish quantifiable objective product standards.
  • Responsible for ingredient review, sample preparation, documentation and record keeping as well as baking in the test kitchen to develop, present and review all baked goods.
  • Function in the capacity of product based project leader for product development programs from ideation/inception through introduction and full roll-out. Create Gold standard products.


  • BS Degree in Food Science or adjoining discipline. Minimum 5-7 yearsí experience in relevant field and a minimum of 10 years of lead product development work in the food industry.
  • Strong project management skills and customer focus.
  • Previous experience with bakery product development.
  • Must have knowledge of food products, recipe & procedural writing, costs, and manufacturing.

Job Type: Part-time




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