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


REGULATORY AFFAIRS MANAGER

Concord Foods is a dynamic, fast growing food manufacturer serving retail, food service, and industrial customers. Concord Foods is a QAI registered Organic Manufacturer and is certified to SQF Level 2.

We seek an individual with a strong background in US Food Regulations to oversee label compliance, provide support to all R&D project managers in the development of ingredient statements, nutritional profiles, and product specifications for new and existing product lines, maintain product specifications, and interface with QA re specification changes and Organic compliance. This position maintains raw material specifications.The Regulatory Affairs Manager is the gatekeeper for Organic compliance from the raw ingredient documentation and product development perspective.

The ideal candidate will possess demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks in a team environment. Reports to VP of R&D. This position has 1 direct report.

Qualified candidates will have a B.S. in Nutrition or Foods Science and/or  5 + years of food or pharmaceutical Regulatory responsibility.  A record of having kept up with the changes in food regulations is required ( some examples would include AIB labeling, FDLI seminars, Keller & Heckman Practical Food Law, Food Allergan Training, Risk Management, FSMA, and FSPCA, HACCP). Knowledge of International Food Law (Michigan State Certificate in International Food Law), specifically from the label compliance perspective is highly desirable.


FORKLIFT OPERATOR

3:30pm - midnight

Responsibilities include supporting Production with raw materials and packaging, Picking of orders as well as unloading and loading trucks, verifying orders  and moving finished product. The right candidate will be cross trained to work in a variety of different areas including shipping & receiving.

Candidate must be forklift certified and have at least 5-10 years experience with stand up, rider and
sit down forklifts as well as cherry pickers and scissor lifts, must be able to work independently, possess strong math skills and enjoy a fast paced work environment.  Some heavy lifting involved. Seeking experience with RF scanners and ERP systems

We offer an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/life/STD/LTD/401k and  a competitive salary based on experience. Successful candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment physical, background check & drug screen. 

If you are interested in applying for this position please forward your resume with cover letter and salary requirements to:

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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