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R&D Technologist

Company: Rise Baking Company
Location: Irvine
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Rise Baking Company was founded by bakery experts passionate about providing our customers with high quality products and providing a positive, collaborative place to work for our people. We are a company built on elevating expectations. It's what sets us apart from others in the baking industry. And our people are our finest ingredient. We believe the quality of our people is just as important as the quality of our products. Our environment encourages creativity, and we value an entrepreneurial and industrious approach to work -a place where honesty, respect, and trust are the essential ingredients for how we do business. We take pride in working with creative individuals with a passion for what they do, and we're always looking to expand our team. We offer a wide variety of professional and management opportunities, including sales, product development, account management, general management, finance, engineering, administration, and information systems management. We also employ a diverse workforce of hourly food production, packaging, quality assurance, warehouse, sanitation personnel, leads, and supervisors. Like our products, our benefits package offers quality that makes a difference. Coverage options may include:

  • Medical, dental, life, disability, vision, and supplemental insurance
  • Company paid holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) plans
  • Performance bonus potential
  • 401k plan with company match Expectations Deliciously Exceeded.Job PurposeCreate new and modify existing cookie and bar offerings for Rise Baking Company, functioning as the subject-matter expert in the research and development of system processes for product commercialization.Essential Functions
    • Collaborate with Sales in product development efforts to create high quality, innovative products that appeal to customers
    • Process sample requests
    • Develop or replicate products/flavors for customer requests
    • Assist in implementing projects involving product improvement, cost reduction, GMP compliance, food safety, and employee safety
    • Organize and complete shelf life evaluations including organoleptic assessments
    • Compile and analyze data to summarize results from personal and team analyses
    • Engage with Operations, Engineering, and Quality Assurance to ensure all product formulations, processes, and specifications meet defined standards
    • Support new item setups including plant tests and pilot runs
    • Work closely with and provide technical support to other departments within the Company including Quality Assurance, Operations, Purchasing, Customer Service, and Sales
    • Document and draw conclusions/next steps from experimental results or production trials
    • Further knowledge in new materials, processes, and equipment to enhance the technical understanding of the R&D team
    • Comply with all food safety requirements, training, policies, and procedures
    • Perform other job-related duties as assignedQualifications (Education/Experience)
      • Bachelor's degree in food science or related field with 1-3 years of food science experience
      • Strong passion for science and creative problem solving
      • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office programs: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
      • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
      • Detail oriented with strong problem solving and analytical skills
      • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently, organize and prioritize, show flexibility, and multi-task to execute simultaneous projects and activities to meet objectives and deadlines
      • Ability to thrive in a fast-moving and constantly evolving high growth environmentExpectations (Exhibit and Promote Company's Core Values)
        • People: We engage, empower, and appreciate our people- they are our finest ingredient
        • Safety: We invest in systems, policies, and training that ensure safety
        • Customer Partnerships: We make decisions with the customer experience in mind and ensure win/win outcomes
        • Collaboration: We leverage each other's unique experiences to drive the best outcomes for our expanding company
        • Communication: We inform and listen to our team members, customers, suppliers, and investors
        • Results: We prioritize activities that drive profitable growth, and we celebrate our achievements An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. PI207847462

Keywords: Rise Baking Company, Irvine , R&D Technologist, Other , Irvine, California

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