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Director – Research, Development & Quality
California

Simple, natural, healthy and versatile snack foods company seeks a Director Research, Development & Quality to lead new product development and drive a quality first mindset; implementing programs, processes, tools, and technologies that positions Quality as a competitive advantage for the company. This role will be the key Research Development, Quality and Food Safety leadership position within the organization, with scope to include corporate, plant and external co-manufacturing quality. Terrific company culture that embraces teamwork, efficiency, delivering results and open communication/feedback. Requires B.S. or above in Food Science, Microbiology or related science field, 12+ years of industry experience in CPG or Supplier industries ideally with experience in both product development and quality. No visas or sponsorship. Only qualified candidates should apply and we reserve the right to respond based on resume review for fit.

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Ken Bopp
Manager Product Development
Connecticut

Are you looking to get involved in the next big thing? Here is your opportunity to be part of an Entrepreneurial Start-up Company. A venture-backed food company located in the tri-state area is seeking a Manager: Product Development. The Product Development Manager will be hands-on developing new products, working with customers on product applications, building external relationships with science and technology solution providers, and staying abreast of new/competitive technologies. Candidate must have a minimum BS degree in Food Science or related field with 10+ years of experience working in Research & Development in the Food and/or Ingredient industry developing new products from concept to commercialization. Prior experience working with Plant Based Proteins or Hydrocolloids is a must along with knowledge of quality systems, food safety and an understanding of federal and government agencies (FDA, USDA, GRAS submissions). Understanding of the economics of the food industry to focus efforts onto commercially viable projects highly desirable along with experience with “first of its kind” technology. Preference for candidates in the New York area, lump sum relocation only. Qualified candidates please contact Sheri Baker at SBaker@HHISearch.com for additional details.

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Sheri Baker
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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Sheri Baker
Lead Scientist – Meat
Greater Boston Area

Venture capitalist backed, food biotechnology company seeks a Lead Scientist – Meat in applications development capable of prototyping 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 holds a Ph.D in Food Science, Meat Science, Engineering or related filed with 5+ years of experience in plant protein ingredients across a range of applications. Contact Ken Bopp at kbopp@hhisearch.com

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Ken Bopp
Product Development Principal Scientist
Chicago Land

Seeking a creative, self-starter with the ability to approach projects, business initiatives, and project team management with a fresh, collaborative, and energetic perspective. The Product Development Principal Scientist will be responsible for development of baked innovations from bench to pilot to commercial scale-up within a company culture that encompasses, organic growth, teamwork, and creativity. This role reports to the R&D Director and will partner with marketing and other cross-functional partners to ideate, design, develop and launch new product innovations both short and long term. Requires a Food Science, Engineering or other technical degree along with 10+ years in the packaged food industry with some experience in grain based product development, (i.e. cookies, crackers, bars, breads, muffins, cereal, pet food, etc.). Competitive compensation, benefits and relocation. US citizen, permanent resident or green card holder. Contact Julia Carey jcarey@hhisearch.com

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Julia Carey
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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