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Hunt Personnel/Temporarily Yours

Research and Development, Food Industry

Richmond, BC
Full Time
7 days ago
80,000 to 100,000 per year

We have a fantastic opportunity with an organic food leader for an individual with 5 years of product development experience. Come and be a part of this special, award-winning business.

Take the lead on exciting projects from concept to commercialization, with the goal of creating tasty and nutritious food products. You will keep the company on the leading edge of new product development with your technical expertise!

This role can be located in either Richmond, BC, or Sussex, WI (US) so will be great for someone who is presently located in Canada but has plans to relocate to either British Columbia or the States. Candidates must have a valid US work permit or be a Canadian citizen who is eligible to apply for one (at the expense of the company).

What You’ll Do           

  • Conduct research on new and existing materials and applications
  • Develop product prototypes and support project presentations
  • Design, plan and execute experiments, analyze results and make improvements
  • Conduct trials and oversee new product start-ups, track nutritional information
  • Optimize existing products
  • Research vendors and suppliers to assist with costs and quality standards
  • On-going product shelf-life testing
  • Other tasks to contribute to completion of project objectives
What You Bring
  • Minimum 5 years of product development/research and development experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in food science or related field  
  • Knowledge in food chemistry, extrusion experience is required
  • Solution-focused approach to problem-solving and innovation
  • Ability to prepare specifications, label declarations and formulations
  • Strong business acumen

What’s In It For You

The company offers a fantastic, supportive atmosphere, great perks and an excellent benefits package. The salary for this role is in the $80-100K+ range, depending on skills and experience.  

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