R&D Specialist -
Tualatin, OR 97062
Gluten Free Baking Company
The Gluten Free Baking Co. is
currently looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking and detail-oriented
R&D Specialist to help supply the best gluten free bakery items on the
market. The R&D Specialist will report to the Product Manager and assist
with the process of new product development and existing product enhancement.
- Participate in all aspects of
product development process from benchtop to commercialization,
including new ingredients/vendor sourcing, sample preparation, sample
testing, reformulation, plant trials, labeling, etc.
- Assist in writing up product
specifications and standard operating procedures.
- Assist with testing data
analysis and bill of materials (BOM) calculation.
- Schedule and coordinate sensory
evaluation of current products, new products and competitorsí products.
- Maintain a clean and organized
R&D test kitchen. Order the kitchen supplies as needed.
- Maintain a running action plan
- Assist with troubleshooting any
product technical support for production in a timely manner to control
- Ensure that formulation, data
and reports are strictly controlled, and kept
securely and confidentially.
- Address any questions or
concerns on food quality to the management.
- Perform other duties as
- Bachelorís degree in food
science or 2+ years of R&D experience in a food manufacturing
- Gluten free baking experience
- Knowledge of ingredients
functionality, product evaluation, health and nutrition, food
manufacturing processes, microbiology, quality assurance principles, and
market research principles.
- Must be familiar with Good
Manufacturing Procedures and proper sanitation techniques associated
with handing food.
- Ability to work flexible
schedule depending on the operational needs.
- Must be a team player with
excellent interpersonal, organization and time management skills.
- Excellent verbal and written
communications skills along with computer skills. (MS Word and Excel)
- Must be able to motivate,
coach, train, reward, and recognize employees.
To apply, please send your resume
Job Type: Full-time
- food manufacturing R&D: 2