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R&D Specialist - Tualatin, OR 97062

The Gluten Free Baking Company





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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 production downtime.
  • 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 assigned.


  • Bachelorís degree in food science or 2+ years of R&D experience in a food manufacturing environment.
  • Gluten free baking experience preferred.
  • 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 through Indeed

Job Type: Full-time


  • food manufacturing R&D: 2 years (Preferred)


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