Jr. R&D Technologist

  • Salary - / Yearly
  • Shift Regular Day
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Number of vacancies 1 opening
  • Job experience 2 - 3 Years
  • Job level Professional

Job Description

Job Summary

The JR. R&D Technologist is responsible for developing new extension lines for Embassy Ingredients and provide R&D expertise in existing products and play proactive role in new or large development project.

 To Apply: garistov@embassyingredients.com

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops new products, line extensions and applications to meet specific customers and company requirements
  • Compounds samples based on opportunity requests from sales account managers
  • Bakes for test evaluations and customer presentations
  • Identify new technologies for existing applications
  • Assists QA/QC in instrumentation and technical challenges
  • Sets up and maintains product formula in the computer system accurately
  • Sets up and maintains product specification for new & existing bakery mixes in the computer system accurately
  • Sets up and maintains nutrition information for raw materials and existing products in the computer system accurately
  • Maintains accurate project notes and formula records in the computer system
  • Prepares for SR&ED file and IRAP files
  • Tests and evaluates new ingredients from suppliers to improve current products and provide cost saving options
  • Assists and resolves production and QA issues when arise and creates re-work formula in production system
  • Conducts trouble shooting testing and provides technical support to internal and external customers as needed
  • Provides technical field support when upscaling production trials at customer’s initial production for new products and continuous support to existing product when required
  • Maintains lab inventory, refills R&D ingredients when required and maintains work station clean and organized
  • Conducts general duties, specific projects and responsibilities as assigned
  • Ability to lift ingredients and equipment (20 KG) to a trolley
  • Supports all food safety initiatives, including (but not limited to) BRCGS, HACCP, GMPs, Allergens, GFCP, Kosher, Halal, Customer Requirements (Such as Costco standards and Kraft Standards)
  • Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time.

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a chemical science or related field or equivalent industry experience
  • 2-5 years of experience in product development and/or food industry
  • Must be enthusiastic, flexible and work well with others
  • Must have a good understanding of computer software such as Excel spreadsheet, Microsoft Dynamics.
  • Excellent organization and communication skills and the ability to work with a team
  • Ability to work under tight timelines and pressure
  • Ability to work with imperial and metric measurement conversions, and calculating ppm
  • Positive and professional attitude
  • Dedicated and dependable

Skills/Competencies

  • Detail Oriented
  • Customer Focus
  • Travelling is required
  • Team Work
  • Communication skills
  • Computer Efficiency
  • Time Management
  • Accountability
  • Creative
  • Problem Solving

To Apply: garistov@embassyingredients.com,

Embassy Ingredients is committed to providing accommodations for applicants with disabilities through the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process.  If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise the People and Development Department of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in a career at Embassy, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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