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Product Development Scientist

Hunter International Plano, TX

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Product Development Scientist 
Plano, TX
Pay Rate- $27.00/hr
The Product Development Scientist will be responsible for updating ingredient and formula specifications for food manufacturing company. Specifications would be updated to global standard, reviewed internally by discipline approvers, and aligned with supplier.  The Product Development Scientist would facilitate this process and ensure specifications meet standards and documentation properly filed.
Product Development Scientist Responsibilities 
  • Support legacy specification upgrade project from spec readiness to supplier commercial qualification approval
  • Learn and understand ingredient/supplier/third party/formula standards
  • Train in new specification system and understand the interaction between the suite of applications (Product Vision, TW, VCS, and PDMS) and become an expert 
  • Specification Writer will interact with Product Developer to compile key data to write specification according to guidelines.
  • Create new ingredient, formula, sub-formula, and semi-finished formula in spec system
  • Compare prior specification data to migrated specification data to ensure accuracy of migration
  • Serve as point of contact with supplier to gather information and data needed to build specification
  • Manage PQQ process with Suppliers and complete timely follow-up to keep the process moving to completion
  • Interact with and provide support to all disciplines to ensure complete and accurate specification including Product Development, Food Safety, Regulatory, Quality, Procurement, and Supplier Quality Assurance
  • Manage ingredient and formula workflow launches & routes
  • Support Commercialization Qualification plan follow-up with supplier and ensure appropriate disciplines review data when received 
  • Support maintenance of specifications on-going including parameter adjustments, adding new supplier sites, etc.
Product Development Scientist Qualifications 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science or a related field. 
  • At least 1 year experience in the food industry 
  • Excel/Word/MS Outlook - Microsoft product proficient
  • Ability to learn computer applications/programs quickly
  • Good communication skills – oral and written 
  • Document control knowledge
  • Works well in a team setting, working with QA/R&D/FS/Reg work team on other aspects of project
  • Good math skills

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