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R&D Food Technologist
Lightlife Foods, Inc. - Turners Falls, MA 01376

 

 

 

Lightlife Foods, Inc. is looking for a R&D Food Technologist who will be responsible for R&D document management of raw material specifications, nutritionals, finished product specifications, and databases. Additional responsibilities to include R&D ingredient and finished goods inventory management, shelf life study execution, and product development.

Responsibilities:

o Review and approve labels including nutrition facts, ingredient statements and label claims.

o Creation and management of raw material specifications, nutritionals, and finished product specifications.

o Coordinate and communicate technical information to other departments.

o Support R&D projects including ingredient sourcing, planning, execution and analysis of experiments and trials.

o Manage shelf life program including initiating studies, sample collection, and interpretation of results.

o Assist in lab space management including preparation for product evaluations, managing R&D raw material and finished goods inventories.

Qualifications:

o BS in Food Science, related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

o 2+ year experience in relevant technical position (Research & Development, Quality Assurance or related field).

o Experience working with pilot equipment and in production facility preferred.

o Strong computer skills in Microsoft Excel and SAP preferred.

o Must have great interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

About Lightlife:

Since 1979, we’ve been dedicated to making great tasting vegetarian food. Our mission is making eating better accessible and deliciously easy, because the more people love our food, the more good we can do together.

We offer great benefits, including medical/dental, 401(k) with company match, paid life and disability insurance, sick, holiday and vacation pay.

Employment with Lightlife Foods, Inc. is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screening.

How to Apply:

Email resumes, or stop in at our Turners Falls location (1 Lightlife Way, Turners Falls, MA 01376) to pick up an application. Lightlife Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status

Job Type: Full-time

 

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