Associate Principal Bakery Scientist
Company: Flowers Bakeries
Posted on: November 19, 2023
SummarySalary range - $81,035 to $91,035 / year.Position
requires a strong understanding of food science, baking science,
product development, shelf life, project management and
commercialization processes. This role will be responsible for
gluten free product development under the Canyon Bakehouse brand.
Position requires a self-driven and motivated professional who
possesses solid business acumen and who is both adaptable and
flexible in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Ability to
proactively work on development projects while working cross
functionally, adhering to timelines and cost constraints. Position
requires demonstration of competency for all on-the-job activities
that may have a direct or indirect effect on product safety,
legality and/or quality.Job ResponsibilitiesPosition
Collaborate with cross functional team members to deliver/execute
renovation, quality improvement and cost savings projects.
Must demonstrate ability to prioritize and successfully manage
multiple projects with various degrees of complexity and scope.
Follow company strategies and ensure COGS meet project hurdles.
Conduct bench top formulation work, validate shelf life, lead
R&D plant trials and start-ups to ensure successful product
validation and execution.
Has strong knowledge and experience working on a range of baked
goods; gluten free experience a plus.
Experience commercializing with contract manufacturers a plus.
Demonstrate ability to solve problems, identify, collect and
analyze data leading to sound results.
Provide risk assessments with contingency plans and recommendations
to solve challenges & mitigate risk.
In partnership with Procurement, identify/source ingredients and
leverage vendor expertise in ingredient functionality/applications.
Provide clear direction and project briefs to strategic vendor
Understands sensory science and how to apply consumer feedback to
optimize product formulations
Present to R&D leadership and senior executives to inform of
status and results of key projects.
Practice and comply with all Company policies and procedures (EEO,
Harassment, Safety, Sarbanes Oxley, etc.).
Perform other duties deemed by management to be an integral part of
the job, including but not limited to fulfillment of work
schedules, adherence to attendance policies, and other applicable
operating rules, policies and proceduresDesired Experience
7+ years of bakery industry R&D experience in Product
Development, Manufacturing, and/or Operations.
significant product development and commercialization experience of
baked goods. General baking experience in breads, cakes, and
cookies desired. Gluten Free experience an advantage.
Experience on scale-up from lab to production is required.Desired
Minimum: Bachelor s degree in food science, food engineering,
baking science or closely related field with at least 7 years of
relevant progressive experience
Advanced degrees an advantageMedical, dental, short term
disability, 401(k), PTO and other voluntary benefits. Please reply
by 12/16/2023. Resumes are active for 30 days. Interested job
seekers who successfully complete the series of pre-screening
questions and who appear to possess the basic qualifications for
this position may be contacted for a telephone interview.Equal
Opportunity Employer/Veterans/DisabilityIf you need assistance with
submitting your resume due to a medical condition or disability,
please send an e-mail to Darrell Lynn Robinson at Darrell.Robinson
flocorp.com or .
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