Reporting directly to the
R&D Manager, the successful candidate for this key function will be
responsible to support the development of new products and adaptation of
existing ones in line with best industry lab practices. Successful results
require strong communication skills and the ability to work closely with team
members as well as other disciplines within the Rochester factories.
Performance / Baking / Analytical Tests
- Fully understand and execute
typical bakery food performance and analytical evaluations.
- Perform tests in lab, on pilot
installations and assist in plant trials and initial runs.
- Manage standardized performance
tests, understand and verify variations.
- Maintain complete, accurate
records associated with all activities.
samples for demonstrations or internal and / or external purposes
- Respect Quality Assurance
criteria of samples (traceability, GMP,
specific projects in close collaboration with R&D Management
- Travel, when necessary, ability
to work at customers location (with technical support). Possible
- Support R&D tasks during the
product development / adaptation process.
- Conduct analytical and application
tests on bakery type products. Including,Bakery
Mixes, Patisserie Mixes, Fruit Fillings, Crθme Fillings and Icings and
- Evaluate new and alternate Raw
Materials and compare to standards.
- Report all food safety and
quality issues to immediate Supervisor and take immediate action as
defined in the site protocol.
- Comply with food safety
procedures upon new raw material selection, product development or
modification and sample preparation.
- Adhere to plant food safety
protocols and training requirements.
Minimum 2 year degree in Food Science or related
Experience in bakery food product development or related industry is a plus.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, English language
Basic Math, understanding and skills
ICT: Standard windows, Microsoft Office with proficiency in Excel
Ability to compare and distinguish differences in ingredients, materials and
overall performance through taste, smell,
touch and visual inspection. (including known allergens, wheat, milk, egg and
Dexterity to allow the safe and efficient operation of various pieces of
equipment including, scales, balances, ovens, fryers, mixers, etc.
Ability to lift up to 50.0 lbs.
Ability to stand for 6 or more hours during the work day.
Ability to work with known allergens, Wheat, Milk, Egg and Soy.