R & D Manager
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
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.
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!
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