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Product Development Assistant
Agropur, Inc. 4 reviews -
Appleton, WI




Agropur is currently looking for a Product Development Assistant.

Job Summary:
Under the general direction of the Product Development Specialist, the Product Development Assistant will provide support to the cheese development team by performing product evaluations and testing, providing trial assistance and scheduling the workflow of the applications lab and test kitchen.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Schedule and perform product evaluations according to the timelines defined in each project.
  • Conduct routine evaluations of Agropur cheese products in applicable applications.
  • Conduct evaluations of competitor cheese products when available and maintain a product library for each product type.
  • Schedule workflow in the lab, conduct basic analytical testing of cheese products and maintain all lab equipment.
  • Schedule workflow in the test kitchen and maintain all kitchen equipment.
  • Develop and maintain SharePoint site to use as a repository for product development information.
  • Assist with in-plant trials as needed.
  • Provide trial support by assisting in the organization of trial data.
  • Assist and promote a safe working environment and attend all required safety meetings.
  • Communicate and support the values and mission of the department and Agropur inc.
  • The above statement of duties is not intended to be all-inclusive and other duties will be assigned from time to time.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Food Science, Dairy Science, Chemistry, or related field or equivalent relevant work experience.
  • Previous lab experience preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, computer, organizational and planning skills.
  • A desire for personal growth.

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