Riverbend Foods is a privately held food
manufacturing company based in Pittsburgh, PA. We are a leading
manufacturer of private label condensed and ready-to-serve soup, baby food
and gravy packaged in cans, glass jars and Tetra Recart®
formats. Sales of the business were approximately $210 million in 2016. The
company is owned by a proven private equity firm, who is committed to the
on-going expansion of the business with a commitment to quality and healthy
Manages the design/plan/validation and implementation
of new products, line extensions, product improvement and technical service
for Bay Valley Foods that meet product offering requirements.
- Performs complex technical
assignments with high value to the company under general direction
(overall objective achievement)
- Performs all responsibilities
of Sr. Associate Food Technologist with higher project throughput.
- Develop information for and
issue product specifications, ingredient specifications, in-process
control points and testing requirements.
- Lead technical expertise on
cross-functional project teams and technical oversight of internal and
external manufacturing start-ups and ongoing technical service.
- Demonstrates ability to
influence project direction by providing technical input to the
planning and decision making process.
- Functions as Technical Leader
for technical focused projects, providing direction and monitoring
various associates, support groups or contractors as project dictates
Daily / Periodic Tasks
- Design, execute and analyze
- Independently determines and
develops technical approach to solutions on product development teams.
- Supports, coordinates and
conducts trial and start of up of new products. Finalize product and
process specifications for start up of new
- Communication to
cross-functional group management.
- Identifies and resolves
technical conflicts, including resources, to ensure projects meet
- Conduct all activities in
compliance with established safety standards and Good Manufacturing
Education and Experience:
- Bachelors Degree Required
- Master's Degree Preferred
- 2-4 years of food industry
- Excellent written and verbal
- Ability to represent function
in a team environment
- Ability to Interact and
collaborate with cross-functional groups: Marketing, Market Research,
Procurement, Plant Management, Engineering, Vendors, Consultants, etc
- Ability to work independently
with minimal supervision in technical disciplines.
Riverbend Foods provides competitive wages
and benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, 401(k)
with match and vacation time.
Riverbend Foods is proud to be an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE)
Job Type: Full-time