Responsible for assigned new product platforms,
line extensions, material changes and product /process renovations.
Provide guidance to less experienced
technician(s) as well as manufacturing associates.
Contributes effectively and synergistically on
cross-functional teams and within the department to maximize speed,
quality and cost through NPDL phases.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be
Responsible for new projects as assigned within
the NPDL process from the feasibility phase through the launch
phase. Meets project objectives,
dates, and budgets.
Communicates effectively with all core &
extended team members throughout projects defining & documenting
project status, issues and next steps.
Contributes to the improvement of both projects
Responsible for inputting of formulations,
ingredient specifications, manufacturing procedures, etc. into
Responsible for line extension projects
optimizing attributes such as quality, value, profitability; applies
new/emerging ingredients and technologies.
Performs cook tests to determine proper
processes and directions for finished products by testing appropriate
multiple methods for retail and foodservice appliances usually under
the guidance of Level II or Level III Technologists.
May represent Barber Foods at industry related
meetings & expositions. May
visit and audit vendors for special requests and product quality. Stays current in emerging technologies,
ingredients and market trends.
When required, assists in the training of
technician(s); assigns work, checks results, monitors costs.