R&D Technician

Job Description

Auto req ID: 206827BR

Job Description

A responsible and enthusiastic individual to coordinate R&D labs for a product innovation/development team, duties include by not limited to the following:

  • Ensure labs comply with GMP guidelines and established operating sanitation standards including allergen management. Participate as a member of the safety committee and the food GMP committee to assure compliance in the labs.
  • Support the product development team on various lab activities, such as executing bench formulation as designed by product development scientists, and running process equipment as needed.
  • Maintain up-to-date equipment list and assist in identification of new equipment.
  • Coordinate outside service of equipment maintenance as needed.
  • Manage ingredient and lab supply inventory, as well as look for innovative and time saving ideas for the team to improve functionality and time management in the lab.
  • Be the point person for specifications and other crucial documents for incoming materials.
  • Maintain the schedule of activities in the labs in alignment with the team priorities. Must work effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Must have ability to partner with colleagues to manage day to day priority changes.
  • Demonstrates high sense of urgency for results.
  • Provides excellent customer service.
  • Contributes to training and development of others.
  • Effectively and independently manages his/her time and priorities.
  • Micro & WinLims sample submissions.
  • Coordinate shipping in support of PD and Lab.
  • Other projects as assigned by Manager.
  • Some travel might be required to support product developers and engineers.


  • Associate of Applied Science / Engineering or equivalent R&D labs experience or 3+ years in food processing
  • Computer proficiency required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to change
  • Knowledgeable of GMPS and lab safety

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Regular

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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