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Ice Cream/Dairy R&D position in Boston
Copia Recruiting - Boston, MA



$80,000 a year

Interested in creating delicious and nutritious frozen dairy products for a growing company located in Boston? The best candidate for this position is a high energy individual who loves to take on challenges with an entrepreneurial spirit with experience in the dairy field working in R&D/Product Development. This role will support new business opportunities and growth through innovation, product improvements, procurement, and quality initiatives.This position has joint responsibilities in R&D and QA but the main focus on the role is in Product Development. If you have a passion for innovation and creating products that will be found on store shelves then please read the following description...

Research and Development

  • Responsible for developing new product formulations and scaling up to a manufacturing location from benchtop.
  • Support plant trial and commercialization of new products with various co-packers
  • Seek out opportunities for reformulation, product upgrades, cost optimization and cross utilization of ingredients to drive profitability and effectiveness of existing products
  • Keep up to date on new ingredients and suppliers to use for new formulations on both existing products and new ones
  • Work with marketing team on areas of innovation with product line and new avenues to create products
  • Maintain a database of ingredients and recipes

Quality Assurance

  • Ensure ingredients and suppliers have compliance with food safety and quality
  • Conduct technical evaluation for FDA compliance; responsible for generating nutritional labels, ingredient statements, and product claims
  • Develop systems and processes to ensure quality and conformity across co-pack network
  • Conduct shelf life testing and heat shock stability of products


  • 3+ years in product development (Dairy experience HIGHLY preferred)
  • Food Science, Nutrition, or Culinary Science degree
  • Up to date on new ingredient trends in the dairy field
  • Knowledgeable on FDA regulations
  • Excellent project management and communication skills

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $80,000.00 /year

Required experience:

  • Food Product Development: 3 years

Required education:

  • Bachelor's


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