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R & D Manager

JRG Partners
Omaha, NE
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Our client, one of North America's leading branded food companies. They have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that's passionate about innovation and growth


he R&D Manager - Frozen Foods, will oversees the product design for the fast-paced business of Banquet and Hungry Man. You will provide technical expertise and leadership to functional groups across all companies in order to directly influence the achievement of business objectives for our traditional frozen meal businesses. You will also research, conducts experiments, gather data, develops preliminary findings and prepare written reports for the development of new products beginning at conception through successful commercialization.

As the Manager, you will supervise technical activities of other professionals and specialists with complete project accountability, assuring effective execution of assigned projects.

You will:

  • Develop new products beginning at the concept phase through successful commercialization

  • Design and conduct plant trials and new product start-ups

  • Plan, prioritize, and complete tasks effectively and efficiently

  • Creates product development schedules that are required to meet project timelines

  • Maintain accurate and complete records

  • Work with pilot plant equipment

  • Learn and utilize online specification system

  • Design and execute experiments and prepare results for review

  • Conceptualize and develop new products prototypes

  • Manages individual tasks and works under limited supervision

  • Drive product cuttings, plant trials, and testing

  • Maintains a clean, organized, and safe work area, including the cleaning of equipment, utensils and work surfaces

  • Manage other food scientists or technologists



  • BS in Food Science. MS preferred

  • Minimum of five years in the food industry with people management experience

  • Thorough understanding of food science

  • Exhibited leadership and proactive attitudes in approaching technical solutions to business and market issues

  • Demonstrate ability to communicate well and to effectively influence and interact with others to accomplish research goals

  • Requires knowledge in food product design, formulation, ingredient functionality and interaction, process design, product scale-up, plant testing and commercialization

  • Good understanding of food industry standards of quality and foods safety, and FDA regulations.

  • Experience with government regulatory requirements in the processing of food

Compensation based on experience!

JRG Partners


Omaha, NE



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