Bakery Chemist, Research And Development Director

Bakery Chemist, Research And Development Director
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Bakery Chemist, Research And Development Director

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Job Description Position Summary: This role reports to the President of the company. This position plays a critical role in the development of new products and supporting existing products, processes, and markets for the company. The R and D Director will play a cross functional leadership role incumbent plays a significant role of the day to day activities of product development and providing a technical guidance. Participates on cross functional teams to ensure effective resolution of technical issues and to support product innovation. Provides periodical assistant to the QA team. Prepares and sends samples to existing and/or prospective customers.

Skillset / Knowledge

:Ability to perform bench top work to provide prototype of new and existing product ideas
and to conduct plant trials to confirm manufacturing process and formula.

:Supports cross functional team and manage product cutting, sensory evaluation, reformulation of current products. Agent for continuous improvement, drives results and assist in problem solving/root cause investigation of production problems.
:Trains new and current team members.
:Conducts daily analytical testing of products to develop QC spec parameters and analysis micro:safety results of outside laboratory.
:Responsible for the evaluation of new ingredients and new suppliers.
:Assist QA/QC , Production and marketing for troubleshooting and problem solving.

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Develop strategic and creative new products as they relate to the frozen dough industry.

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Complete accurate food costing of ingredients for the products developed.

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Work along:side multiple departments with all aspects of product roll:out including marketing and sales.

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Develop and refine specifications for new and/or existing products.

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Work closely with Operations, Purchasing and Brand Marketing in communication of technical information, related to new product test programs.

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Nutritional analysis and calculations using ESHA Genesis nutrition software.

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Research and incorporate new flavors, ingredients, and processes into new and existing product lines.

Essential Job Functions:

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MANAGEMENT: Of projects as prioritized by the president.

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SUPPLIER RELATIONS: Maintains excellent relationships with ingredient suppliers who provide new and innovative ingredients.

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PROBLEM SOLVING: Regularly exhibits the ability to use sound judgment during the decision:making process. Presents the President with solution options and recommendations.

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LEADERSHIP/IMAGE: Continuously seeks to enhance the companies image through personal conduct, professional appearance and public relations efforts. Maintain consistent/sound decision:making and enforcement of company standards and policy. Considers company position and image in all verbal and written communications. Takes a leadership role within industry organizations that directly impact the sales growth of their foodservice market. Reads trade publications and joins committees, which keep self abreast of industry news, issues and trends.

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EXPENSE CONTROL: Maintains expenses within accepted budgetary guidelines and adheres to company expense policies.

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TEAMWORK: Consistently maintains an attitude that places the best interests of the company ahead of their own. Demonstrates the effort to build camaraderie among all company representatives in their sales area. Creates a positive work environment that encourages their
Brokers/Distributors to perform at the highest level. Cooperates, assists and maintains sound working relationships with all company departments. Administers company policy and sees the big picture during the decision:making process. Maintains a rapport with corporate and responds promptly to their requests.

Qualifications, Education Requirements, and Preferred Skills

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EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelors Degree in Food Science or other related field from an accredited college/university or Equivalent experience


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  • Production - Manufacturing / Quality Assurance

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