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Ingredient Research Specialist

Company: Russell Tobin & Associates LLC
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

The Scientific Team at Russell Tobin & Associates is hiring a for a contract Ingredient Research Specialist at an established energy food and drink company near Oakland, CA.
The Research Specialist is a part of a talented Research and Development Team and is accountable for managing key areas of ingredient research and quality.
Responsibilities


  • Responsible for developing ingredients specifications and assuring that ingredients are compliant to regulatory and internal requirements
  • Work closely with ingredient suppliers
  • Work closely with developers, sourcing, and food safety teams
  • Help identify and qualify alternative sources of current ingredients (cost savings and risk mitigation)
  • Demonstrate alternate ingredients in benchtop applications (testing new ingredients in various existing and new recipes)
  • Assist managing "approved supplier" database for all co-packers and company bakeries
  • Conduct pilot and manufacturing trials as needed

    Requirements

    • Bachelor of Science or Master of Science degree
    • Product development experience preferred
    • Experience solving technical problems with nutritional food/beverage related formulas from the food industry
    • Ability to read and understand technical food documents and ingredients specifications
    • Comfortable working on a computer
    • Working within Genesis is a plus

      Additional Details:

      • Hybrid position – will be working in the office 60% of the time
      • W2 position
      • Must be eligible to work in the United States. Unable to provide visa sponsorship now or in the future.
      • Russell Tobin & Associates offers benefit options to our employees after 60 days.



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Keywords: Russell Tobin & Associates LLC, Oakland , Ingredient Research Specialist, Other , Oakland, California

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