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Open Position: Research and Development Technologist

Enjoy Life Foods is a rapidly growing manufacturer of gluten-free and allergy-friendly baked food products located in Schiller Park, IL. Due to rapid growth, we are seeking a Research and Development Technologist.

This individual works under the Director of Quality Assurance/Research & Development and is responsible for planning and conducting research and development activities for new products by performing the following tasks:

  • Formulate and produce development samples for new products
  • Produce line samples and conduct scale-up trials, in collaboration with production colleagues
  • Assist with production trials involving product or process improvement, cost savings, etc.
  • Produce regular reports and updates of current and pending projects
  • Manage the test kitchen and ensure that kitchen trials are conducted in a logical, scientific and safe manner
  • Develop ingredient lists and other labeling information for new and modified products
  • Develop and manage the nutritional content and formulations for all current and prospective products

A successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelors Degree in Food Science or Chemistry required
  • 2- 3 years of research and development experience in an industrial bakery environment
  • Computer literacy, especially with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail

Please click here to apply.