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Product Development Specialist

Industry

Science and Research

Advert ID

CAN_396415

Location

Hamilton

Job Type

Permanent

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

USD50000.00-60000.00 per year

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Stoney Creek, ON - (CAN) 435 McNeilly Road Suite 106 ON Stoney Creek , ON - L8E 5E3 Phone : 905-527-1534

ContactNumber

905-527-1534

Job Description

A client of ours in Hamilton is actively seeking an experienced R&D specialist to join their growing team. This is an excellent opportunity to work within a state of the art facility with a tenured team that will provide endless support.



What the job is?



- Responsible for prototype creation including setting up recipes, taking and preparing samples and evaluating results.

- Take the lead on trials to ensure products meet required specifications, documenting and reporting outcomes.

- Attend first production runs, monitor performance on line and make recommendations

- Lead reformulation projects for product improvements, ingredient substitutions, cost reduction or plant simplification.

- Working closely with various departments to ensure top quality and overall objectives are met.

- Conduct chemical and physical lab analysis.

- Manage sample inventory of packaging, raw ingredients and finished goods.

- Organize sample shipments to customers



What's in it for you?



- Full time hours Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm (one afternoon shift per month for product trials).

- Comprehensive benefits.

- Highly autonomous role with the ability for career advancement and skill development.

- $50,000-$60,000/year



Qualifications:



- BSc in Food Science or related discipline.

- 2-3 years of previous experience in R&D within the food industry (Specifically setting up plant trials, product & recipe modification).

- Previous manufacturing experience with fresh and or frozen products an asset.



We encourage all interested applicants to apply for immediate consideration.