SUMMARY: This includes overseeing all stages of
product and process development and control, reviewing and approving
nutritional data for print, writing new product specifications, and
enforcing all USDA labeling regulations. Other responsibilities include
developing samples/prototypes of new products, modifying existing products,
developing specifications for product production labeling, and compiling
cost analysis information. Other duties include working with Sales,
Marketing, and Quality Assurance departments, coordinating with suppliers of
ingredients, ensuring smooth start-up for new product production processes,
and completing other special projects as needed.
Education: Preferably a broad knowledge in a general professional or
technical field, normally acquired through a Bachelor's degree in an
academic field directly related and essential to the job.
Experience: 1+ years related experience. (No experience required
with MS or Ph.D.)
Computer Skills: Basic computer skills such as generating simple
letters, spreadsheets, and creating simple queries is a plus.
Travel: 6+ trips per year.
Supervisory Skills: This position may be responsible for supervising
POSITION REPORTS TO: Project Leader-Research & Development
Prefer individual with strong food science
education or experience with broad knowledge of ingredients and food