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Sr. Food Technologist – Oakland, CA

 

The Sr. Technologist, New Product Development, will be responsible for the development of new products from concept through commercialization and maintenance of existing products. This individual will interact directly with key customers, sales, and marketing in the development aspect of the new product cycle. Extensive interfacing with manufacturing is required during the project implementation phase and cost savings projects. This individual will need to operate very independently and be highly adaptable to change. Provides technical or scientific direction and expertise within the department.

 

 

Self initiated interfacing with the research and marketing teams to identify product concepts/trends, evaluate project feasibility, identify appropriate formulations, develop prototypes, provide on-site plant commercialization, and prepare all technical documentation.

•Development and implementation of new products both from customer and marketing requests. Working in partnership with manufacturing, purchasing and quality assurance to launch new and improved products, evaluate alternate ingredient suppliers, maintain appropriate records of work, pilot plant and plant trials, shelf life studies, prepare prototypes for concept and consumer tests, assist with commercialization of the products in the factory.

•Work with Sales and Marketing to provide a level of technical services to the customers.

•Extensive understanding of existing production capabilities across most sites.

•Perceived as a technical expert to outside customers. Lead and train junior technologists.

•Initiate and participate in new concept development programs.

 

 

Requirements

 

 

 

Required skills:

B.S/M.S. in Food Science, Bakery or Cereal Science, or related discipline and must have strong bakery product development/formulation experience. 3-7 years experience in fresh/frozen baked goods. Good communication and computer skills. Travel Requirment 25-30%

 

No relocation offered 

 

Contact:
email your resume to: bayarea@labsupport.com and include in subject line: Sr. Food Tech"

Job Type:

Employee

Job Status:

Full Time

Locations:

California-Oakland/East Bay

Categories:

Food & Beverage


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