Product Developer – Food Industry

Location: ON - Hamilton / Cambridge Area
Salary Range: $55,000 - $60,000 per year
Job Type: Permanent

Our client in the Food Industry is currently seeking a Product Developer to join their growing team. This is a long term permanent role with great potential offering an excellent salary and a great working environment.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

Product Development:

  • Product Developer will provide project assistance in the development and commercialization of new products, product improvement, and cost savings
  • Develop new product optimization, cost savings, and maintenance of products
  • Identify and implement innovative, practical application and modification of ingredients, formulations, and process to achieve business goals of commercializing new products, improving existing products, or cost savings.
  • Design and execute experiments, analyze, and interpret data to make sound technical recommendations for specific projects.
  • Develop process specifications and ensure training and transfer of specification knowledge to QA and Operations.
  • Research and gain thorough understanding and knowledge of state of the art and emerging technologies in product and ingredient technologies.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new product and process technologies.
  • Product Developer provides innovative solutions for overall category.
  • Support Operations and QA to resolve ingredient, formula, process issues and manage product/process changes. Provide technical support with customer on product information and process capability
  • Collaboration with cross-functional teams on implementing new equipment and processes.
  • Provide formula and process specifications and support to assure smooth rollouts of new equipment and processes.
  • Support the process design and review on new capability expansion, cost enhancement, and/or process improvement opportunities of new to the company or new to the world technologies.
  • Complete all work assigned and on time

KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in food science preferred
  • 3+ years of product development experience in Food Industry
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills, including proficiency with presentations
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong passion for innovation

By applying to this Product Developer position you are confirming you possess either a Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit, along with the required degrees, licenses or certificates listed in the job description.

 

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