Requisition #: rich-00001331
City, State: Woodbridge,
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 7,300 associates worldwide.
We currently have a great opportunity as a Food Technologist II located in
Woodbridge, Ontario Canada. Please visit our website at www.richs.com/careers
to apply for this position or view other exciting opportunities.
Overall the incumbent:
Plans and organizes routine and non-routine research and development
activities concerned with the chemical, biological and/or physical nature
of food in order to evaluate and improve the quality of existing products
and related processes and to develop new products and processes
Plans, organizes and completes projects of modest scope or which are a
segment of a larger project. Selects and/or develops appropriate methods
for conducting projects and assists in designing experiments. Interfaces
frequently with various internal departments (i.e. Marketing, Purchasing, Engineering) and customers in accomplishing project
Prepares prototype and line extension products using research lab, pilot
lab, manufacturing facilities and equipment as required. Typical project
assignments involve product line extensions and iterative new products
(i.e. modifying a customized product formula to create a new product).
Develops solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and
complexity applying extensive technical knowledge and experience.
Orders materials for producing and evaluating prototypes, including
selection and evaluation of raw materials from approved list of vendors.
Maintains accurate, up-to-date records, laboratory notebooks and
Designs and conducts storage studies, including project and package
performance under various conditions.
Sets-up, operates and maintains pilot lab and research lab equipment.
Works with outside labs, universities, ingredient suppliers and lab
equipment vendors as needed by project activity.
Performs other related responsibilities, as needed, to support Rich
Products Corporation's business objectives.
What do I need to be considered a candidate?
Bachelors degree or equivalent in Food Science,
Food Engineering or related field and minimum 2 years relevant experience
in food preparation/food industry or Masters or equivalent in Food Science,
Food Engineering or related field
Knowledge of advanced mathematics (i.e. statistics) and their practical
Proficiency using spreadsheet (Excel preferred), word processing (MS Word
preferred) and statistical software packages (i.e. Minitab). Ability to use
database, presentation and project management software beneficial
Travels regularly (up to 25% of time)
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.