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Food Technician (R&D) Concord, NH

Key Duties and Responsibilities

         Perform bench top experiments in support of new and existing products

         Preparation and testing of finished products using standard lab and food preparation equipment

         Participate in finished product testing including organoleptic, salt, texture, water activity, moisture, etc.

         Record experiments in laboratory notebook

         Clean lab and lab equipment, maintain ingredient inventory and order raw materials

         Product tasting and setting up product reviews with R&D and cross functional team members

         Developing and writing specifications

         Project types include new product and line extension development, alternate ingredient evaluation, quality improvement and productivity programs

         Pending time and project needs duties may include travel to plants and leading small teams

Required Skills/Knowledge

         BS Degree - preferably in Food Sciences

         0-3 years of experience

         Strong attention to detail

         Quick learner

         Ability to meet deadlines

         Knowledge of working within a laboratory environment

         Basic formulation knowledge and an understanding of raw materials used in the Blending industry

         Ability to produce and record accurate data for R&D projects

         Ability to manage lab equipment, raw material procurement and inventory

         Knowledge of physical test methods related to product properties

         Ability and willingness to meet demanding project timelines and productivity pressures

         Ability to organize assignments in a manner that maximizes work efficiency without sacrificing quality

         Participate in and complete company-required training programs

         Participate in Environmental, Health & Safety initiatives as set forth by the company

         Excellent skills in thorough, concise and timely oral and written communication

         Strong work ethic

         Strong interpersonal skills

         Must have a good level of proficiency with Internet, Email, and Microsoft programs

         Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and/or electronic database search tools preferred

To apply for this position, please email a resume and cover letter to or send to:

Attn: Careers
4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027



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