Description: Candidate MUST HAVE food or
nutritional bar manufacturing experience.
Duties could includes responsibilities similar to
the ones listed below:
Ø Develop new products and innovations through all
stages of product introduction (concept, benchtop,
sensory testing, plant trial, commercialization, shelf life, nutritional
verification) while staying within specified parameters (cost, label
claims, targeted flavor and customer profiles) at all manufacturing sites
Generate creative new concepts and
innovative products and processes appropriate to the brand, business plan
Represent R&D as a project
leader in interacting with marketing, production, QA, purchasing, finance,
logistics, and sales departments as well as with suppliers and customers.
Conduct technical research
projects through all stages of experimentation (test protocol development,
inter-departmental coordination, execution, and data generation &
Investigate, analyze, and execute
new product/process improvement and cost savings opportunities.
Develop ingredient and nutritional
statements and present to SRA for approval.
blend recipes for production.
Coordinate new ingredient, crop
year, and supplier approvals.
Ø Bachelors Degree in
Food Science, Cereal/Grain Science or related field with minimum 4-6 years
of product development experience.
Good understanding of food
chemistry, microbiology, engineering, and sensory evaluation principles and
practices, particularly in areas related to cereal/grain/nutrition/energy
Experience in all phases of the
product development process and in ingredient technology.
Possess diverse baking, food
processing and ingredient science knowledge.
nutritional experience a plus, but not necessary.