Title: Food Technologist I –
Bakery - Buffalo, NY
Requisition #: rich-00000488
City, State: Buffalo, NY
Employment Type: Full Time
Work Shift: 1st Shift
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 I -
Bakery. Please visit our website at www.richs.com/careers to apply
for this position or view other exciting opportunities.
Performs 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.
Prepares prototype products using research lab, pilot lab,
manufacturing facilities and equipment, as required.
Develops solutions to routine technical problems by applying basic
technical knowledge and experience.
Sets-up, operates and maintains pilot lab and research lab equipment.
Selects and evaluates raw materials.
Conducts shelf life studies, including product and package performance
evaluations under various conditions.
Makes presentations of results and recommendations to various groups,
both internally and externally.
Establishes contact with ingredient suppliers and equipment vendors as
needed by project activity.
Performs routine assignments, small projects or manages segments of
larger projects, assisting in defining project objectives, organizing
and prioritizing tasks and conducting experiments and analyses.
Maintains accurate, up to date records, laboratory notebooks and
computer database that repeatable and reproducible.
Performs measurements and statistical analysis.
Performs related responsibilities, as needed, to support Rich Products
Corporation's business objectives.
Ensures the work environment is sanitary, safe, and orderly.
do I need to be considered a candidate?
Bachelors Degree in Food Science or related field required and 0-2
PC / internet skills (Excel, Word, database, statistical software) and the
ability to create spreadsheets, computer analysis, report writing.
Proficient with relevant software tools (e.g. Optiva,
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.