Concord Foods, LLC is a rapidly growing, dynamic food manufacturer, located 25 miles south of Boston (off Route 24) near the Brockton/Easton line. Concord Foods is a leading supplier of retail food products and custom ingredients to nationally recognized supermarkets, food service operators and leading industrial/food manufacturers.
 
 
CURRENT OPENINGS

Senior Food Technologist

We are seeking an experienced product developer with a successful history of developing and commercializing new products. This position will focus on the development of confectionary fillings, syrups/sauces, and ice cream variegates and bases.

Primary  purpose:  to  develop and successfully commercialize new food products that meet the restrictions and requirements supplied in a project brief while meeting  food safety, financial and sensorial requirements of the customer.

Core responsibilities:

Support Sales initiatives to drive revenue. Formulate and prepare benchtop/pilot samples per customers’ project briefs, specified restrictions, and within time allotments

Develop predictive analytical testing methods to ensure successful new product transitions to manufacturing

Lead new product trials with support from Quality, Engineering, and Operations

Leverage problem solving and critical thinking skills to overcome development obstacles, find solutions, and resolve issues with commercialization

Perform physical and chemical testing of customer prototypes including, moisture, water activity, pH, viscosity, and microscopy

Develop specifications for prototype samples

Conduct storage studies to validate new product shelf life

Maintain internal documentation and records per internal requirements

Source new ingredients, flavors etc., as needed. Evaluate performance, record results, and approve raw material documentation

Assist in productivity  driven projects

Requirements:

BS or MS in Food Science or Chemistry

4+ years of product development experience within a food manufacturing environment, preference for confectionary and syrup/sauce background

Detailed understanding of ingredient functionality including stabilizer, protein, and fat interactions.

Ability to self manage projects including excellent organizational and time management skills

Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively with all levels of the company

Adaptability, creativity, and team work!

MS Office proficiency



We offer an excellent benefits package including: medical/dental/life/STD/LTD/401k and a competitive salary based on experience, and much more. Year end bonus.

Successful candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment physical, background check and drug screen.

Please forward resume in MS Word format with salary requirements to:

Nancy Taylor, Director of Human Resources
Concord Foods LLC

10 Minuteman Way
Brockton, MA 02301
ntaylor@concordfoods.com

 








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