Tony Downs Foods has an exciting
opportunity available to join our Research and Development staff. As
part of our R&D group, you will work with our sales and production
departments to develop solutions for our customers.
Education: Bachelorís Degree, preferably in Meat or Food Science
Years of Related Experience: 2+ years related experience
Technical knowledge in the
manufacturing of various Commercially Sterile products or RTE meats.
Formulation of new products.
Benchtop, pilot plant, and
commercial scale new product development.
Ability to define problems, collect and interpret data, draw valid conclusions,
and propose solutions.
Must be able to translate
product feedback into optimized solutions.
R &D Responsibilities
Document and reports on test
runs and results. Identifies any potential issues or improvements
to the process or formulations and discusses with management team.
Develops new products and line
extensions from bench top to commercialization..
Coordinate with external
vendors for ingredients and other material needs in order to fulfill
Collects and enters formulation
and yield information.
Maintains information regarding
ingredient specifications, formulas, processes and analytical data such
as quality attributes, yield information, and sensory results.
Reports on the Sample Status to
team members and discusses any implications to the business
Assist management with project
timelines and status updates.
Assist with providing product
information for technical support to internal and external customers.
Helps identify Plant and
Process Improvement Initiatives
Support cost-out initiatives on
existing products and process; follows through with
Will assist in customer data
Organize internal product
cuttings with customers or manufacturing team.