This is an excellent opportunity for an energetic and results oriented R&D Technologist, working with a major Canadian food manufacture that is recognized as a food industry leader located in Toronto.
Develop superior quality products from inception to plant commercialization for custom and branded products.
Prepare samples for client presentations; participate in product demonstrations assisting the sales team.
Review products for government, regulatory and nutritional compliance
Lead plant trials, develop manufacturing procedures, monitor initial production and finalize product implementation.
Participate in the ongoing upkeep and updating of formulations, methods and specifications.
Source and test alternative ingredients to improve products, expand supplier base and achieve cost savings.
4-6 years of experience in a Product Development role, preferably in sauces
Post-Secondary education in Food Science or related field
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to multi-task, prioritize follow and provide instruction
Proactive with strong customer service orientation