POSITION AVAILABLE:

JO 15537 R&D Scientist

Location:

Atlanta, GA

Salary Range:

$62K-$104K with competitive compensation and benefits package.

Summary:

The R&D Scientist will execute business driven R&D projects and provide leadership on new product development activities including technical support to the Supply Chain and Sales & Marketing organizations.

Responsibilities:

·         Execute against key projects/programs as agreed upon with manager based on business needs.

·         Conceptualize and develop new products for the Dry Mix product categories (cakes, donuts, muffins, etc).

·         Maintain core business through product improvements and procurement and quality initiatives.

·         Lead and conduct pilot plant and plant trials for new product startups, product improvements and plant transfers.

·         Provide technical support and consulting to internal and external customers.

·         Develop proficiency in OLX (ERP System) and specification systems.

·         Mentor and coach less experienced R&D dry mix personnel.

·         Follow laboratory policy and best practices.

·         Under limited supervision, develop new products and/or enhances existing products to meet customers’ needs.

·         Conduct basic research for new products and develop best practices for preserving and processing foods.

·         Conduct research to discover new food sources, analyze food content and participate in development of ways to assure compliance with FDA regulations.

·         Provide technical leadership for assigned projects.

Required Skill:

·         Demonstrated expertise in a single product area or category.

·         Demonstrated technical knowledge in product and process development.

·         Strong problem solving skills.

Required Experience:

BS degree in Food/Bakery Science or equivalent work experience. Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in Food/Bakery Science

Contact:

Terri Sherman, Vice President-Industrial Foods, Ingredients & Flavors, Tom Sloan & Associates, tsherman@tsloan.com, 920-261-8890

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