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Senior Corporate Project Engineer
All US

A fast growing and innovative frozen food company is expanding the engineering department in support of business growth, including innovation. We seek a versatile Senior Project Engineer to lead highly complex technical and capital equipment projects in the corporate and manufacturing environments. With two openings, one will focus on growth & innovation while the other will manage process improvements within existing product lines and facilities.

Key focus: innovation, automation, capital projects

Qualifications:

Required: A B.S in any engineering discipline and 7 or more years’ experience managing engineering projects. Strategic innovation experience required for one role.

Desired or Preferred. A diverse food or consumer products background, knowledge of frozen processing a plus. Experience driving volume and profit, and/or reducing waste, labor or shrink.  Automation.

Qualified candidates should contact Valerie Hamm via email at VHamm@HHISearch.com or by phone at 310.540.3231 x8

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Director of R&D and Quality
California

Private Equity owned, fast growing frozen novelties business is seeking a Head of R&D/QA. Position will be responsible for driving Product Development, Innovation and a Quality First mindset by successfully implementing programs, processes, tools, and technologies that position Quality as a competitive advantage while balancing the risks needed to deliver superior business success.  Must have a minimum B.S in Food Science, Chemical Engineering or related field along with 15+ years in Food Research & Development.  Experience in Ice Cream, Dairy, Confections and/or Frozen Novelties is ideal. Technical expertise with progressive leadership experiences across product development, plant manufacturing and Corporate Quality along with a proven track record of leading change and collaborating in a high engagement and entrepreneurial culture is desired.  Company vision is to grow the company via new product innovation, entering new channels, and acquisitions.  Location is in Ontario, CA just east of LA.  Contact Sheri Baker at SBaker@HHISearch.com to apply.

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Sheri Baker
Production Manager
Central New York

World’s largest mozzarella cheese maker and leading producer of whey protein, lactose and other dairy ingredients is seeking a highly experienced Production Manager.  Position will be responsible for ensuring the successful conversion of raw materials into finished products that meet quality and customer specifications in a safe and efficient manner. Provides leadership to department managers, department supervisors and employees to develop a highly skilled and engaged workgroup. Responsible for the people safety, food safety, product quality and financials of production.  Candidate must have a minimum B.S in Food Science, Food Processing, Dairy Operations or similar.   10+ years of experience in food manufacturing with 5+ years of progressive leadership experience (leading Managers) required.   Ideal candidate will have dairy exposure and/or familiarity with a cheese plant, mozzarella cheese make, culture make, receiving and shipping liquid dairy, and/or running a department in a dairy manufacturing facility, worked in quality, engineering or maintenance in a dairy manufacturing facility.  Location is central NY near PA border.  Contact Sheri Baker at SBaker@HHISearch.com to apply.

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Sheri Baker
Product Development Manager
New Jersey

Frozen Bakery food products company is seeking a project and people leader to partner in successfully creating and delivering new frozen bakery innovations from ideation to commercialization. The Product Development Manager position offers technical challenge, strategic and people leadership within a fast paced, innovation focused healthy food products company.  Requires a degree in Food Science, or other science, along with minimum 10+ years of experience formulating and commercializing, with some experience in bakery products. Knowledge of dough, gluten-free, plant based product formulation a plus. No sponsorship.  Competitive compensation and relocation.  Send resume to Julia Carey at  973-241-5803 or jcarey@hhisearch.com

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Julia Carey
Account Manager, Food Innovation Sales
California

Growing entrepreneurial food ingredient company is seeking an experienced Account Manager to join their organization. This person will manage West Coast food company clients and will be responsible for helping promote the company and its ingredients at industry trade shows. Successful candidates will hold a minimum of a B.S in Food Science, Engineering, or related field along with 5-10 years of prior experience in sales or business development in the food ingredient industry. This person will be based out of a home office on the West Coast, preferably in the Southern California region.  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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Bella Cenzano-Fong
Technical & Sales Service Leader
Pennsylvania

Growing entrepreneurial food ingredient company is seeking an experienced Technical & Sales Service Leader to join their organization. This person will be joining a growing R&D group supporting the product line, both internally and externally, and will have an opportunity to help design and expand the lab facilities. This leader will also support sales by working with customers on the phone and in sales calls, attending trade shows, and creating and delivering technical presentations. Successful candidates will hold a B.S in Food Science or related field along with 5-10 years of industry experience. Experience working with customers is required and knowledge of the baking industry is a plus.

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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Bella Cenzano-Fong
Food Scientist
Ohio

Seeking a Food Scientist opportunity with a significant amount of responsibility beyond Product Development?  This is the opportunity for you!  A family owned premier custom manufacturer of high-quality snacks, cereals and better-for-you offerings for the world’s largest food marketers, restaurants and retailers is seeking a Food Scientist.  The position is located near Columbus, OH and will be responsible for product development:  concept to commercialization including working closely with customers and maintaining relationships, managing associated sensory and QA, supporting ingredient labeling and nutritionals, and working with cross-functional partners.  Ideal candidate must have a B.S in Food Science, Chemistry or related field with 3+ years of prior experience working in Research & Development in the Food and/or Beverage Industry.  Company is not able to sponsor Visas.

Qualified candidates please contact Sheri Baker at:  SBaker@HHISearch.com for additional details.

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Sheri Baker
Food Scientist/Food Technologist
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 Stamford, CT area is seeking a Food Scientist and a Food Technologist. The positions will be hands-on supporting the product development of new, innovative products, setting up and managing daily product tastings, executing sensory studies in support of product quality evaluation and shelf-life stability assessments, executing laboratory tests with sophisticated analytical instrumentation and capturing results in documentation system, and setting up/organizing meetings as desired by the Product Development team. Candidate must have a minimum BS degree in Food Science or related field with 0-2 years of experience for the Food Technologist and 3-5 years of experience for the Food Scientist working in Research & Development in the Food, Beverage and/or Ingredient industry supporting new product development from concept to commercialization. Prior experience working with Plant Based Proteins or Hydrocolloids is ideal along with knowledge of quality systems and food safety. Preference for candidates in the Connecticut area, lump sum relocation only. Qualified candidates please contact Sheri Baker at SBaker@HHISearch.com for additional details.

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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 Julia Carey at jcarey@hhisearch.com

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