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Director Product Development
Chicago

The Director of Product Development will be responsible for collaborating on strategic plan and leading a team in Confections R&D. Prime focus will be innovation, with some quality enhancements and productivity. Seeking a leader with a degree in Food Science, Chemical Engineering, or other science and candy-confection experience. Requires 10+ years of technical and people leadership in formulating and commercializing, strong people, technical, and organizational leadership and communication skill, and innovative mind-set. Relocation, competitive compensation and benefits. Contact Julia Carey @ 973-241-5803 jcarey@hhisearch.com

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Plant Engineering Manager
New Mexico

World’s largest mozzarella cheese maker and leading producer of whey protein, lactose and other dairy ingredients is seeking a highly experienced Plant Engineering Manager. Candidate must have a minimum BS in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field with 12 or more years of experience in Dairy and/or Cheese Manufacturing. Must have prior experience in managing Maintenance, Utilities, Waste Water, and Plant Engineering groups. Desire someone with a continuous process improvement mindset with a track record of active involvement in driving change, challenging the status quo and continuously looking for opportunities to drive out unneeded complexity. Candidate will be responsible for 450,000 Sq Ft plant overseeing team of ~70 people. Location is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts. Contact Sheri Baker at SBaker@HHISearch.com to apply.

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Lead Scientist – Meat
Greater Boston Area

Venture capitalist backed, food biotechnology company seeks a Lead Scientist – Meat to prototype and develop innovative, industry disruptive products that are delightful, appealing and differentiated for customers and consumers.This company utilizes proprietary technology to develop a new generation of food ingredients that transform the taste, texture, flavor, nutrition and affordability of protein food, beverage and nutritional products. This person will also build and leverage external relationships with science and technology solution providers, customers and vendors to maximize external capacity and competencies. Must fit well in a fast moving, driven, entrepreneurial culture and be intellectually curious with a desire to experiment. Target candidate profile is a B.S. or higher in Food Science, Meat Science, Engineering or related filed with 10+ years of experience meat and/or plant protein ingredients in food or food ingredient industries. Contact Ken Bopp at kbopp@hhisearch.com

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Product Development Principal Scientist
Chicago Land

The Product Development Principal Scientist will be responsible for creating new cookie innovations from bench to pilot to commercial scale-up. This role reports to the R&D Director and will partner with Marketing, Consumer Insights and other cross-functional partners to ideate, design, develop and launch new cookie product innovations, and provide brand support as needed for established products. Strong emphasis on front end innovation. Seeking creative, self-starter with the ability to approach projects, business initiatives and opportunities with a fresh and positive perspective. Seeking 10+ years in the packaged food industry with some or all in baked goods. Terrific team and company culture that embraces genuineness, teamwork, and fun. Competitive compensation, benefits and relocation. US citizen, permanent resident or green card holder. Contact Julia Carey jcarey@hhisearch.com

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Manager: Quality & Food Safety
Chicago

Rare opportunity to join a growing Privately Owned company specializing in the development and manufacture of Chicken Sausage with expansion opportunities in burger and meatball categories. The company is seeking a Manager: Quality Assurance & Food Safety. Role will be responsible for 2 Direct Reports and will oversee all responsibilities associated with QA and Food Safety: HACCP, GMP’s, Safety/Compliance Policies, USDA Audits, Shelf-Life, Sample Retention program, Sanitation. Candidate must have a BS in Food Science, Microbiology or related field, minimum of 8+ years working in Food Safety & Quality Assurance in Food Manufacturing, experience working with USDA and FDA, and prior people management (performance appraisals and merit increases). Ideally candidate will have expertise in full cycle product development Concept to Commercialization process. Competitive Base and Bonus. Preference for local candidates in the Chicago Area, no relocation. Qualified candidates please contact Sheri Baker at SBaker@HHISearch.com

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Senior Refrigeration Engineer
Georgia

Global Fortune 100 company is seeking a Senior Engineer to join their Global Engineering Team. This person will be assessing existing and emerging engineering technologies and will work with external partners on some of these initiatives. Experience with refrigeration technology is required. Successful applicants will have a B.S. in mechanical engineering and 10+ years of industry experience. Candidates will also be hands on and a creative thinker. For more information or to apply, please contact Bella Cenzano-Fong at 310-540-3231, ext. 7 or at bcenzano@hhisearch.com.

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