Seeking a highly motivated individual to lead Food
Research and Development projects to meet client expectations and support
cost saving initiatives through ingredient, product and process
optimization. This individual should possess the demeanor to work cross
functionally (Sales, Operations, Purchasing, Engineering, Quality, etc.)
within the organization for product development and support, and externally
to support clients and stakeholders.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Conceptualize bakery products
and develop product Prototypes
- Formulate new Products to meet
customer expectation on nutritional profile, ingredient statement and
- Work with Operations and
Engineering to develop and document the process for the manufacture of
- Consult with supervisor to
determine method preparation for projects.
- Conduct trials and product
- Develop finished product and
- BS in Food Science, AIB
Certified Baker or Degree in Culinary Arts.
- Proficient in MS Office and
- 3 years' experience in bakery
Skills & Abilities
- Knowledge of ingredient types
and grades used in general sweet good and bread baking.
- Ability to maintain records of
formula spreadsheets and results.
- Knowledge of HACCP and GMP's
- Ability to work long hours
- Possess detailed project
- Ability to professionally
handle multiple projects simultaneously while addressing aggressive
timelines for completion.
- Understanding of costing,
profitability and impact on overall business strategy
About Sterling Foods
Founded in 1971, Sterling Foods is a specialty bakery
products manufacturer based in San Antonio, Texas, with affiliate companies
in Azusa and Union City, California. We are a market leader in food
service, custom manufacturing, retail, military and school dining, and we
provide a broad line of proprietary and custom-developed products for our
With a continuous focus on innovation, technology and
great tasting products, Sterling Foods has grown to become a leading
supplier of shelf-stable baked goods and gourmet quality items to the food