Responsible for developing and project management of new
food and nutritional products from initial concept, literature and patent
searches to prototype development, pilot studies and commercial launch.
include nutritionals, foods and nutraceuticals involving experimental
design, ingredient evaluations, troubleshooting, investigations and
technical assistance to contract manufacturers. Develop documentation and
perform trials for the validation of new products and processes. Develops
manufacturing process and product specifications initially at pilot scale
and then for commercial scale-up at co-packing facilities.
include natural, organic and conventional infant, toddler, and adult
Nutritionals; dairy, soy, and fruit based nutraceuticals, foods and dietary
supplements; in liquid and powder forms produced by various manufacturing
processes including dry mixing, extrusion, freeze drying, retort
processing; and conventional liquid batching, pasteurization and spray
drying. Products developed contain various ingredients including protein,
fat, carbohydrate, vitamins, minerals, stabilizers, antioxidants, flavor
systems, fiber, prebiotic and probiotic and novel ingredients.
all phases of new product development including confirming new product
prototype design and establishing time lines for project completion.
Prepare appropriate documentation and or technical information for new
product introductions used to support regulatory filings / registrations
for USDA, FDA, EU, Organic Certification.
or PhD in Food Science.
experience in food manufacturing, development and pilot plant operations
with commercially marketed nutritional products introductions.
management, commercial product launches, product development with
co-manufacturers and technical report writing.
of various food manufacturing processes and concepts (extrusion, retort
processing, freeze drying liquefaction, compounding, evaporation, spray
drying, dry blending), and food manufacturing principles including
microbiological control, food chemistry, food / ingredient interactions and
functionality. Laboratory control software (DCS/LIMS) and project