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Vice President R&D
California

Globally recognized food and food ingredients company is seeking a Vice President of R&D. With over 150 years of experience in the food and beverage manufacturing industry, this company feels a great responsibility to the people and communities that make their success possible. What sets this organization apart is their unique relationship with integrated farming and processing that enables them to ensure quality in every step of the process from ingredients to packaging. They are proud to have built a unique portfolio of food and beverage products because of their ability to offer custom product formulation and extensive packaging options. The business has three primary divisions: Foodservice, Ingredients and International. Qualified candidates will possess a B.S, M.S or PhD in Food Science or related field with 15+ years of food industry experience in increasing leadership roles with a focus on product development and food safety. For additional information and/or to apply for this position, please contact Lowell Isom / lisom@hhisearch.com / 618-398-6027.

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Analytical Senior Scientist
Georgia

Global company is looking to add an experienced Analytical Chemist to their team. Seeking a hands-on chemist with extensive expertise in Preparative HPLC for the purification and isolation of small molecules in novel ingredients, synthetic intermediates and natural products. Requires a PhD and 10+ years of applied expertise. Collaborative, cross-functional work environment with opportunity to support and guide multiple brands and new ventures. Strong compensation and relocation. Contact Julia Carey jcarey@hhisearch.com

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Julia Carey
Principal Scientist
Nothern California

Exciting opportunity to be a part of an established start-up venture focused on plant based dairy space. Seeking a Principal Scientist with expertise to provide in-depth breadth of knowledge & experience to support the development and evaluation of protein ingredients. Expertise in problem solving for purification and separation of impurities. Technical degree and corporate experience in the food, flavor, pharma or biotech industry. Strong base salary and equity. Contact Julia Carey jcarey@hhisearch.com

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Director, Global Analytical Services
Georgia

Beloved food & beverage company in search of a Director, Global Analytical Services to join their team. This position provides management, leadership and strategic direction to the Analytical Services function of the Company and leads all US based and International laboratory teams. The role is responsible for the strategic development of the department’s programs, processes, and capabilities as it pertains to the company’s total beverage portfolio across analytical, quality assurance and release, and all new beverage ingredients approval. This person will also lead and coach the Analytical services team and provide leadership in building laboratory organizational capabilities. Ideal candidates will have a minimum MS degree, PhD preferred, with at least 15+ years of industry experience in analytical chemistry, managing a leading a large team, beverage composition and manufacturing and advanced ingredient chemistry knowledge. Qualified candidates should contact Sheri Baker via email at SBaker@HHISearch.com or by phone at (972) 741-5709.

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Sheri Baker
Project Engineer
Midwest

If you love ice cream, spreading joy and putting smiles on the faces of consumers then this is the opportunity for you! The largest privately held, family owned ice cream and frozen treat manufacturer in the United States is looking for Engineering Project Managers to join their growing organization. This jack of all trades corporate engineer will directly manage a wide range of engineering projects, including new product development, infrastructure, productivity, continuous improvement and direct customer support to name a few. This individual will be accountable for managing project teams with a low, medium and/or high level of financial impact and technical complexity including project planning, execution and start-ups as well as RFPs and contracts.

Qualified candidates will have a B.S. in any engineering discipline, with a minimum of 3-7+ years of experience in food or similar CPG environment. A successful candidate will thrive on variety & technical challenges, prefers hands-on work and will utilize relationship building skills in a collaborative environment. This position is ideal for a project engineer looking for work/life balance, an affordable, family friendly location, and limited travel. Qualified candidates should contact Valerie Hamm via email at VHamm@HHISearch.com or by phone at 310.540.3231 x8

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Valerie Hamm
Technical Sales Manager
Northeast

Growing entrepreneurial food ingredient company is looking for an experienced Technical Sales Manager to join their organization. This person will be working with potential food customers in the Northeast and have connections into baking industry in the region. Successful candidates will hold a BS in Food Science, Engineering, or related field and 10+ years of experience in technical sales or business development in the food ingredient industry. This person can be based in the corporate headquarters in PA or remotely in a home office. For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Bella Cenzano-Fong at bcenzano@hhisearch.com or at 310-540-3231, ext. 7.

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Director New Product Development
Chicago

Privately-held food biotechnology company seeks a Director of New Product Development to lead the development and commercialization of a novel platform of high-performing and cost-effective proteins. This is an industry disruptive opportunity backed by premiere Silicon Valley-based venture capital firms and two of the largest food and ingredient companies in the world. This individual will have a hands-on formulation role with desired experience in savory, vegetarian or meat, experience in concept to commercialization, well networked across the ingredient supplier space and co-manufacturing space, and capable of designed a new lab/test kitchen along with recruiting a high performing team. They 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, Engineering or related filed with 10+ years of experience in the food or food ingredient industry. Contact Ken Bopp at kbopp@hhisearch.com or 618-398-6027 ext. 3 for additional information or to apply.

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Ken Bopp
Senior Engineer, Packaging Materials Innovation
Georgia

Support the Company’s strategic direction through the creation of highly differentiated packaging concepts and technology platforms linking consumer insights to new ideas, business models and emerging packaging solutions. Identify, research and establish the feasibility of breakthrough packaging technologies from concept through validation. Includes assessing new technologies, proposing routes to new package formats, leveraging technology from other markets, guiding vendor selection & support, and implementing new concepts in a scalable fashion. 

Qualifications: M.S. Required, Ph.D. Preferred in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Polymers or Materials and at least 10 years of relevant experience in packaging R&D, or commercialization in the areas of packaging materials or processing.

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