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Product Developer, Mississauga

Job Reference: JM38100
Contract Type: Permanent, Full time

Our client is a leading food manufacturer looking to hire a talented Product Developer to manage concept to launch for their facility in the Mississauga area.

The selected Product Developer will be expected to drive innovation and development for future product launches as well as across the existing product portfolio.

This is a great opportunity to be a key stakeholder in a growing company that invests in its employees.

What we are looking for you to do:

Developing experimental formulas and processing procedures for new products that meets project parameters of established pricing, marketing goals, food regulations, and operation feasibility.
Process development; taking the new product from the test kitchen, into the factory and onto a finished product.
Working with cross-functional team members to develop training programs/guidelines for production staff on ingredient, product and process formulas, specification, and requirements for new products, product enhancement, and cost reduction products.
Oversee engineering projects to provide detailed recommendations for commercialization of new products and processes.
Developing products that meet divisional sales and financial objectives.
Working with Production, Engineering, Sales and Finance to develop process/product improvements that result in product quality improvements and cost savings.
Evaluating and providing technical input and solution to confirm acceptability and implementing proposed ingredients or processes for supplier optimization.
Providing regulatory expertise for internal or external issues and initiate corrective action for products developed.
Assisting in packaging specifications and product launches.

The ideal candidate will have:

Degree in Food Science or related discipline.
3 + years’ R&D experience in the food or beverage sector required

What we will offer:

An attractive salary, bonus and benefits package.
An amazing opportunity to develop your career with a growing food company.

If you are passionate driven R&D professional looking to join an industry leading food company, please submit your resume in Microsoft Word format – and don’t forget to include your accomplishments and achievements! We look forward to hearing from you!