Sr. R&d Technologist, Cambridge

Last update 2024-05-18
Expires 2024-06-18
ID #2151009054
Sr. R&d Technologist, Cambridge
Canada, Ontario, Cambridge,
Modified May 11, 2024


RDJ Bakeries, a distinguished food manufacturer renowned for its exceptional crackers, is seeking talented individuals to join our growing Research & Development team. With a focus on quality and innovation, we collaborate with global partners to deliver delightful, delectable treats that captivate our customers. As a part of our diverse and dynamic team, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to our mission of shaping the future of cracker perfection. Apply now to the Sr. R&D Technologist position and be a part of our exciting journey!Job purpose The Senior Research & Development Technologist will be involved in creating new recipes that will fill the needs within the company sales process. Duties and Responsibilities The associate’s primary functions and responsibilities are as follows: Collaborates and support with the formulation of new innovations, researching and sourcing ingredients, conducting benchtop testing, coordinating, and attending plant trials, and bringing the organization’s visions to life. Strategize, design, and develop testing plans and protocols for new products that meet quality and business targets while ensuring food safety and regulatory compliance. Execute experiments at all scales, gathering and analyzing data, documenting, and reporting results, and making recommendations that are data driven to meet company strategic goals. Own and support new product start-up and lead operational troubleshooting for first 3 production run. Analyze consistency of products and examine product parameters such as moisture, breakage report, identify and recommend potential improvements to recipes and process efficiencies. Support Regulatory Compliance and QA initiatives to assure all specifications (formulation, labelling) are accurately developed and compliant with regulations. Liaise with suppliers to identify new ingredients and assess their functionality and cost. Ensure the safety of the supply chain and to obtained critical information for specification creation, updating, and final approval. Support overall timeline development and project management initiatives. Responsible for advising operators of new product and processes during commercialization. Responsible for the maintaining and supporting of the team to achieve operational success during trial and first 3 production runs. Monitor time and attendance and ensure compliance with Company Procedures and keep R&D director abreast. Approve the vacation requests after reviewing with R&D Director. Carry out incident, accident and non-conformity investigations and associated reporting and action closure. Perform other assigned duties per director’s directions. Follow Health and Safety rules and regulations. Must follow Good Manufacturing Practices, Food Safety, and Food Defense guidelines. Comply with all Company policies and procedures. Qualifications Bachelor of Science in Food Science, Food Engineering, or equivalent. Previous experience in product development. Bakery-specific product experience required. Good working knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials, and quality control protocols. Strong communication and teamwork skills. Excellent math, creativity, and problem-solving skills. Able to meet deadlines. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Working conditions Always work indoors. Compliant with ventilation, cleanliness, space, lighting, and temperature. Physical requirements Sitting involved. May repeat the same movement. Typing involved. We are an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), RDJ Bakeries LTD will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require disability-related accommodations, please inform the Human Resources (HR) staff. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Personal Information Protection and Electronics Document Act.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Sr. r&d technologist

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