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Director of R&D

Job Description

Our client is a leading food company and is currently seeking an accomplished Director of R&D to join the team. Here is an overview of the role:

1) Develop products from conception to production that meets customer's specifications and needs
2) Ensure research and development of long-term projects and key accounts
3) Manage and complete assigned research & development projects within specified timelines
4) Develop products within cost parameters as required
5) Oversee pilot and start-up batches, adapting formulas and processes as required
6) Conduct function and/or sensory evaluation on new ingredients, flavors and finished products, including shelf studies
7) Establish product specifications on new products and update as needed
8) Ensure new products are in compliance with all regulations and certifications
9) Complete product specifications on customer web based sites with all required product information
10) Work with procurement to source new quality and cost effective ingredients and complete documentation including specifications on new raw materials
11) Gain and share technical knowledge keeping informed of new technologies, ingredients, products and processes
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TAGS: Food Jobs, Beverage Jobs, Food Careers, Meat, Dairy, Baked Goods, CPG, Bakery, Beef, Vegetable, Fruit, Snacks, Cream, Cheese, Ingredients, Wine, Candy, Confectionery, Bread, Bagel, Nutraceutical, Kraft, Grocery, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Operations, Quality Assurance, QA, QC, Sanitation, Logistics, Maintenance, Engineering, Engineer, Food Science, Beverage Careers, Food Manufacturing, Food Processing, Food Science, Restaurant, Fresh Produce, Organic Foods, Food Industry, Beverage Industry, Frozen Dessert, Frozen Food

Job Requirements

1) University degree is required (preference will be given to those with degree in relevant field, though all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply)
2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
3) Recent experience in the meat industry is strongly preferred
4) Preference will be given to people who have recent experience in R&D

This position is critical to the team and requires a qualified individual to fill the role... someone with a real go-getter attitude!

Job Snapshot

Post Date 4/13/2014
Location Newark, NJ
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Science, Engineering, Research
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Food, Consumer Products, Manufacturing
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID USA-404
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