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
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