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R&D Food Technologist Marin County, CA

The R&D Food Technologist is responsible for the development of new products and adaptation of new and existing formulas to meet customer specification that support existing business and create new business opportunities for our client

        In collaboration with the R&D Manager develop products from conception to production that meet customer specifications

        Responsible for completion of assigned research and development projects in a timely manner

        Responsibilities include formulation batch sheets, bench top cook up, flavor and color application

        Oversee trials and launches, adapting formulas and processes as required

        Enter production formulas and process procedures into Microsoft excel; complete required documentation

        In collaboration with the R&D Manager establish product specifications on new products and update as needed

        Provide technical support to sales, QA/QC and production department as required

         Provide product information and technical support to customers as required

        Gain and share technical knowledge keeping informed of new technologies, ingredients, products and processes as required

        Responsible for the analysis of new ingredients / flavors and complete documentation including specifications on new raw materials

        Participate and promote continuous improvement activities

        Effectively communicate with R&D manager on projects

        Effectively communicate with related departments on products as required

        Train R&D Technicians, QA, QC, production personnel on products and processes as needed

        Conduct sensory evaluation on ingredients and products

        Conduct product shelf life studies

        Wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) when required. 

        Responsible for ensuring work area is clean and organized.

        Commitment to quality

        Responsible for all other duties as assigned by R&D Manager.

Required skills:


 Education/Experience:Minimum Bachelors of Science in Food Science or related preferred with entry level to 5 years experience in product development, quality assurance or operations. Broad knowledge of food science, food safety and food chemistry.

Skills: Formulation skills, organoleptic abilities, must have a working knowledge of MS Word and MS PowerPoint software, and be proficient with MS Excel software.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience: Masters of Science in Food Science

        Language: Bi-Lingual Spanish a plus.




Job Type:


Job Status:

Full Time


California-Marin County/North Bay


Food & Beverage

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