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
R&D Technician I

This is a new position in the R&D Dept.
Obtain ingredients for R&D formulation and sample preparation from manufacturing and the warehouse. Maintain ingredient library to assure ingredients are within their shelf life.

*Perform finished and in-process analytical testing on prototype samples including pH, viscosity, Karl Fischer moisture analysis, brix.

*Maintain R&D packaging inventory of containers, disposable utensils, and sanitation items. Order materials and physically stock the laboratory with supplies.

*Assist with Sensory activities including sample preparation, weekly panels, and clean up.

*Weigh formulas for bench top and pilot plant testing.

*Assist with laboratory and pilot plant sanitation activities including pilot plant equipment, lab benches and storage locations.

*Request BOLs for customer shipments from Customer Service. Prepare sample labels and shipping containers as needed.

*Assist with the preparation of samples for customer requests and BOLs as needed.

*Follow up with suppliers as requested to obtain ingredient documents or additional samples for R&D development.

*Perform analytical equipment calibration.

*Assist R&D Technologist with storage studies including analytical and sensory testing and population of spreadsheets.

*Participate in internal and supplier sponsored trainings.

Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Food Science
Microsoft Office experience with Outlook, Word, and Excel
Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
Flexibility to adapt to shifting priorities in a fast paced environment
A passionate desire to learn new skills and a can-do attitude
Self motivated and the ability to work independently and within a team
Ability to regularly lift 30 lbs, and on occasion 50 lbs.

 

Machine Operator 
1st shift 6am – 3pm

Machine Operator 
2nd shift 3:30pm - midnight

Set up production and packaging machinery, changeovers as needed. Maintain machinery including cleaning, making necessary adjustments as well as troubleshooting problems.   Completes reports and documents accurately and timely. Meets quality and safety standards. Some heavy lifting involved. These work areas can be hot & humid and/or climate controlled and dusty. Must be able to read and write English, good math skills. Hands on Mechanical skills and experience with packaging equipment a plus.

 
Compounder/Cook
3rd shift 10:30pm – 6:30am

Key responsibilities of the position include: measuring ingredients for production batch needs following a written formula. Recording lot codes on formula. Following the directions on the formula when mixing the product. Maintain a clean and safe work area at all times. Must be capable of working in a fast paced, warm environment. Must be willing to work Saturdays and overtime. Heavy lifting 20-50 lbs required. Good math skills, ability to read and write in English. Excellent communication Skills (written/verbal) Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

 Mixer/Scaler
2nd shift 3:30-midnight

Key responsibilities of the position include: measuring ingredients for production batch needs following a written formula. Recording lot codes on formula. Following the directions on the formula when mixing the product. Maintain a clean and safe work area at all times. Must be capable of working in a fast paced, warm environment. Must be willing to work Saturdays when needed and overtime. Heavy lifting 20-50 lbs required. Good math skills, ability to read and write in English. Excellent communication skills (written/verbal) Must be able to work with minimal supervision. Must be clean shaven and be able to wear a respirator as needed. This position will float where needed

 Machine Operator
3rd shift 10:30pm – 7am

Set up production and packaging machinery, changeovers as needed. Maintain machinery including cleaning, making necessary adjustments as well as troubleshooting problems.   Completes reports and documents accurately and timely. Meets quality and safety standards. Some heavy lifting involved. This work area can be hot & humid. Must be able to read and write English, good math skills. Hands on Mechanical skills and experience with beverage filling equipment a plus. Saturdays required

Pay for each position will be based on experience. 2nd and 3rd shift positions have a shift differential


Concord Foods is conveniently located off Rte 24 (Brockton/Easton line). We offer an excellent salary and benefits package. Successful candidates will be required to pass a background check, pre-employment physical and drug/alcohol screen.

Contact Nancy Taylor Director Human Resources for more information. Concord Foods LLC, 10 Minuteman Way, Brockton, MA 02301. ntaylor@concordfoods.com or fax: 508-584-9425








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