Randstad Bakery Scientist in Sanford, Florida

Bakery Scientist

job details:

  • location:Sanford, FL

  • salary:$60,000 - $65,000 per year

  • date posted:Friday, September 7, 2018

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Manufacturing

  • reference:S_681262

job description

Bakery Scientist

Our client in the food industry, is seeking a Bakery Scientist for a full time, permanent opportunity! Excellent pay and benefits with a great company! The person in this role will be responsible for researching and developing new food products and improving the quality of existing products. This person will also be responsible for developing and improving the processing, packaging, storage, and safety of food in line with government and industry standards.

Responsibilities:

modify existing products and processes and develop new ones

check and improve safety and quality control procedures in your own and suppliers' factories, from the raw material stage through to the finished product

research current consumer markets and latest technologies to develop new product concepts

select raw materials and other ingredients from suppliers

prepare product costings based on raw materials and manufacturing costs to ensure profitable products

audit suppliers or manage internal audits

run trials of new products - either alongside or together with product development

coordinate launches of new products

deal with any customer complaint investigations or product issues

compile, check and approve product specifications and labelling

undertake long-term projects with other departments, such as reducing waste by improving efficiency

work on packaging innovation and technology

conduct experiments and produce sample products in the lab

design the processes and machinery for making products with a consistent flavour, colour and texture in large quantities

build relationships with suppliers and customers

Understands ingredient cost and formulates to achieve target cost

ensure products are profitable

Responsible for ensuring food safety, food defense and compliance with federal, state, local, & other appropriate regulatory laws or guidelines

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Skills:

Must be able to work additional hours or beyond standard schedule with little or no notice

Assist on the production line during product tests and start-ups

Must be proficient in the English language both oral and written

Ability to follow direction

Qualifications:

Must have a Degree in Chemical Engineering, Food Science, Food Chemistry or Bakery Science

Bakery and/or school nutrition formulation experience a plus

Must have basic knowledge of food science/chemistry and be able to apply this knowledge to solve technical problems daily

Prior experience working in food manufacturing

All qualified candidates should apply directly to this posting or email their resume to krissy.froncillo@randstadusa.com for consideration.

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