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Food Technologist II – Desserts –Buffalo, NY

Requisition #: rich-00000497
City, State: Buffalo, NY
Employment Type: Full Time
Work Shift: 1st Shift

What would I be responsible for?
Rich Products Corporation is known around the world as the founder of the non-dairy segment of the frozen food industry and the leading supporter and solutions provider to the Food Service, In-Store Bakery and Retail marketplaces. We are one of the world's premier family-owned food companies with more than 7,300 associates worldwide.

We currently have a great opportunity as a Food Technologist II - Desserts. Please visit our website at to apply for this position or view other exciting opportunities.

Plans and organizes routine and non-routine research and development activities concerned with the chemical, biological and/or physical nature of food in order to evaluate and improve the quality of existing products and related processes and to develop new products and processes

Prepares prototype products using research lab, pilot lab, manufacturing facilities and equipment, as required.

Develops solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity applying technical knowledge and experience.

Sets-up, operates and maintains pilot lab and research lab equipment.

Selects and evaluates raw materials.

Designs and conducts shelf life studies, including product and package performance under various conditions and makes recommendations for appropriate adjustments in product and/or package as required.

Makes presentations of results and recommendations to various groups, both internally and externally.

Works collaboratively with ingredient suppliers and equipment vendors as needed by project activity.

Coordinates and completes small and medium projects or manages segments of larger projects. Defines project objectives, organizing and prioritizing tasks and conducting experiments and analyses.

Maintains accurate, up to date records, laboratory notebooks and computer database that repeatable and reproducible.

Performs measurements and statistical analysis.

Performs related responsibilities, as needed, to support Rich Products Corporation's business objectives.

Ensures the work environment is sanitary, safe, and orderly.

What do I need to be considered a candidate?
Bachelors Degree in Food Science or related field with a minimum of 2 - 3 years related experience or M.S. in related field and no job related experience.

PC / internet skills (Excel, Word, database, statistical software) and the ability to create spreadsheets, computer analysis, report writing. Proficient with relevant software tools (e.g. Optiva, Accolade, etc.)

Travels regularly (up to 25% of time)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and invite qualified candidates to apply. As part of our efforts to provide a safe and productive environment and hire talented and qualified associates, we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background investigations.

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