R&D Project Leader

Columbus, OH

Posted: 01/31/2019 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 34.19JF Pay Rate: 55,000 - 60,000

R&D Project Leader

This position manages R&D projects from inception to first production.  Project scope will include recipe development, ingredient sourcing, sample preparation, product testing (thermal evaluation, sensory, analytical, etc.), preparing nutrition labels and ingredient lists, writing specifications, writing production forms, coordinating line trials and first production runs.  Additionally, this position will provide technical information to retail customers.  Essential functions to include:

  • Manage details, action steps and timing for product development projects
  • Effectively manage several projects simultaneously
  • Maintain organized and updated files for existing product and products in development
  • Communicate project updates regularly to Director of Marketing
  • R&D point of contact for all ingredient suppliers
  • R&D point of contact for all customer communications and issues
  • Ability to attend customer visits to perform product presentation
  • Frequent travel to Southern Ohio and occasional travel to California

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Jeff Fee at jfee@cps4jobs.com.

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Requirements:

  • Minimum 4-year college degree in Food Science, Nutrition, Culinary, Science, Engineering or related field plus 2 years relevant work experience
  • 2 or more years work experience with food product development, food nutrition labeling, USDA/FDA government regulated products; work experience with frozen food; pizza or appetizers; knowledge of the operating machines Demaco or Rheon a plus
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Strong communication skills with personnel from all fields of work
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills – demonstration of skills may be requested prior to job offer
  • Strong Genesis labeling software knowledge

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Jeff Fee at jfee@cps4jobs.com.

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