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Bakery Scientist III

Company: CPS, Inc. (Food & Beverage Division)
Location: Attica
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Bakery Scientist IIIThe Product Development Scientist III will be responsible for planning and organizing research projects and overseeing younger scientists through the scale up and commercialization of products, contributing your technical knowledge to the betterment of the bakery team. NPD and product maintenance will be for sweet breads and batters, inclusion experience is welcome and valued for this position. This top family-owned company offers amazing benefits and an unparalleled relocation package for this level.Key Accountabilities / OutcomesNew Product Development / Product Improvements / Cost reductions (80%)Develop protocept and prototype products using research lab, pilot lab, manufacturing facilities and equipment that meet project criteriaLead, manage, and conduct plant trials to validate formulas and processes including process capability study. Train Operations and QA personnel on critical product attributes and process controlsResponsible for the development of raw materials and finished product specifications for internal and co-packed productsProvides solutions to a wide range of difficult problems by applying advanced technical knowledge and extensive experienceSets up, operates and maintains pilot lab and research lab equipmentSelects and evaluates raw materialsDesigns and conducts shelf-life studies, including product and package performance under various conditionsWorks with outside labs, universities, co-packed manufacturers, ingredient suppliers and equipment vendors as needed by project activityManages and conducts multiple, independent and complex research and/or development projects. Defines project objectives, organizing and prioritizing tasks and conducting experiments and analysesCoordinates and completes small and medium projects or manages segments of larger projects. Defines project objectives, organizing and prioritizing tasks and conducting experiments and analysesPerforms measurements and statistical analysisTechnical Support (15%)Serves as subject matter expert for the corporation to help educate the corporation on company s current and future product and process capability / versatility and provide product solutionsProvide technical support to Marketing, Sales, Manufacturing, and external customers in the areas of product features and benefits, product solutions, and ingredient functionalityPlans and conducts presentations of new and existing products to staff and/or customersPerforms related responsibilities, as needed, to support the company s business objectivesProvide technical support to Operations to resolve product related production issue by identifying root cause, develop technical solutions, and implement changes including training QA / Operations personnel on findingsRecord-keeping: (5%)Documents all formulas, process development and tests which have been conducted and records results of such tests according to department protocolPrepare and document all plant validation trials according to department protocolEnsures the work environment is sanitary, safe, and orderlyMaintains a sanitary, safe and orderly work environmentKnowledge / Skills / ExperienceBachelor s Degree in Food Science, Food Engineering or related field with 4+ years job related experience in food preparation / food industry or M.S. Food Science, Food Engineering or related field with 2+ years job related experience in food preparation / food industryKnowledge of advanced mathematics (i.e. statistics) and their practical applicationBroad understanding of food science (e.g., biochemistry, microbiology, nutrition, etc.) acquired through both lecture and laboratory workAbility to apply technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniquesSolid verbal and written communication skills including solid presentation skillsDemonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment**If you d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Kristen Gawrys at kgawrys cps4jobs.com.JO: 20.24KG#LI-KG1

Keywords: CPS, Inc. (Food & Beverage Division), Cheektowaga , Bakery Scientist III, Hospitality & Tourism , Attica, New York

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