R&D Technician

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Job Description: 
Reports to R&D Project Manager
Job purpose
Making and testing new product samples
Duties and responsibilities
  • Make product samples for customer
  • Make product samples for Heat Penetration Study
  • Complete Heat Penetration Studies for all new and revised products and as needed
  • Work with Process Authority to determine testing parameters
  • Maintain library of past and current projects
  • Test new ingredients for cost saving or formula improvement
  • Collect all Ingredient Specifications and pass it on to QA Department
  • Provide production team with direction to commercialize products. Determine formulas, processing procedures and equipment use for new products
  • Work with production to implement and improve effective and efficient procedures
  • Support quality team, production manager, supervisors and staff as needed
  • Operate devices to measure quality parameters of products: Salt % Meter, Brix Meter, Bostwick, Omnion
  • Evaluate products
  • Evaluate and record all shelf study research
  • Maintain Clean Research Kitchen

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