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Title: R&D Lab Technician I
Requisition #: rich-00001773
City, State:
St. Simons Island, GA
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 9,000 associates worldwide.

We currently have a great opportunity as a Lab Technician I in the Research and Development department of our Consumer Brands Division. Please visit our website at www.richs.com/careers to apply for this position or view other exciting opportunities.

This position will provide support in the development of new food products or improvement in the areas of prototype development, test runs, shelf-life testing, samples shipment, inventory control, specification development, and technical information collection for our SeaPak brand. The responsibilities include:

Conducts basic tests in product/process development and or improvement.

Conducts routine experiments/analyses, evaluating and recording results. May improvise in the application of procedures and methods during such experiments or analyses as appropriate (e.g., ingredient adjustments, sampling modifications, etc.)

Prepares experimental formulas and processes following specifications provided by Scientist and documents details of experimental formulation and process.

Provides input, observations and recommendations of solutions to Scientist to meet project deliverables.

Documents lab tests and records results.

Develops cooking instructions following established procedures.

Conducts laboratory and plant experiments involving product and process development and design in collaboration with other Associates as needed.

Assists with product cuttings.

Assists in the development of product specifications to to ensure successful product launch.

Maintains a sanitary, safe and orderly work environment

What do I need to be considered a candidate?
Associates degree required, Food Science/Technology or related science degree preferred. Minimum 1 year job related experience.

PC skills including MS Office.

Ability to apply technical knowledge within prescribed tasks/assignments.

Basic knowledge of mathematical calculations, Algebra and Statistics.

Basic knowledge of food ingredients, food chemistry, and food functionality.

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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