Dawn Food Products, Inc. is the world's largest privately
owned, global bakery supplier with annual sales of over $1 billion, and
over 4,000 people working in more than 40 countries. We have operations in
the U.S., United Kingdom, Mexico, Canada and Holland. Dawn's proven recipe
for success is built on our Circle of Excellence that includes: outstanding,
hard working People who develop and produce consistently high-quality
Products that exceed the expectations of our Customers around the world.
Our culture drives global growth by embracing diversity while encouraging
constant learning and continuous professional development. Dawn People
enjoy great benefits including a generous 401 (k) plan along with profit
sharing, education reimbursement and competitive medical benefits.
Plans and directs
research and development activities for products and services by performing
the following duties personally or through subordinates.
Plans and coordinates
areas of research and development such as project objective and purpose.
research and new product development of food products in a timely fashion.
Utilizes and maintains
proper NPD reporting methods, paperwork and follow-up.
Interface well with
the production facility while conducting plant trials and product issues.
Ensure products are
legal and safe by proper formulation, shelf life testing and interfacing
with Regulatory Department.
Ensures JBA Inputs,
Product Routes and Structures and Formula Cards are accurate
developmental records in an orderly comprehensive manner
Handles all paperwork
to ensure the success of a new product including initial product
specifications and make up procedures
purchasing for costing, new, alternative and/or replacement ingredients.
Confers with vendors
when necessary to complete a project.
processes and maintains stock of ingredients to complete projects in a
Prepares all necessary
samples for sales staff and/or customers.
Keeps abreast of
developments within the food industry through reading, seminars, etc.
Ensure all ingredients
used in production facility are Kosher approved by the Circle U Council.
Marketing and Sales in order to understand R&D’s function in building
Supports and promotes
the Dawn Circle of Excellence, Mission Statement and Team Dawn.