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Manager, Product Development
Midwest

Privately owned multi-national food company is looking for a Product Development Manager to join their R&D team.  The individual will manage a group of food scientists and work cross-functionally within the organization to lead teams though the stage gate commercialization process.  Qualified candidates with have a minimum B.S. in Food Science or Food Engineering, 10+ years of industry experience and demonstrated ability to manage and coach others. Experience in appetizers, frozen foods, battered and breaded products, and/or cheese is also desired.  For more information or to apply, please contact Bella Cenzano-Fong at 310-540-3231, ext. 7 or e-mail bcenzano@hhisearch.com.

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Scientist/Principal Scientist
California / Greater Los Angeles

Innovative leader in the health and wellness industry is seeking a Scientist and Principal Scientist to join their team.  This company is focused on being the market leader in vitamins and nutritional supplements, snack bars and other health relevant products with the mission to provide products for better health worldwide.  The ideal candidate must have experience developing finished products with vitamin & mineral fortification, understand the very stringent process of fortified foods, possess demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and think on the fly, formulation experience to overcome degradation and flavor changes over product shelf life and proven successes commercializing products from lab to plant scale (solid dosage experience and work with soft gels/gummies is a plus).  Qualified candidates must have an MS or PhD in food science or related field and 5-10 years industry experience formulating nutritionally fortified foods & beverages.  For additional information or to apply, contact Sheri Baker via email at SBaker@HHISearch.com or by phone at 310-540-3231 ext. 6

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Associate Director – Product & Process Development
Greater Boston Area

The Associate Director will lead a team of scientists and engineers in Product Development and Processing planning, staffing and execution of new and improved products from concept to commercialization. Key responsibilities will include partnering and collaborating with Marketing, Sales, Operations, Quality and Finance, contouring to strategic and business plans, and mentoring and coaching staff. Requires a BS/MS in Food Science or Engineering and 15+ years of technical and people leadership in formulating and commercializing food and/or beverage products within a consumer foods company. Must have managed a team and demonstrated proven ability to lead initiatives and teams from idea initiation through commercial implementation Competitive base and bonus, relocation and advancement potential. Contact jcarey@hhisearch.com

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Julia Carey
R&D Commercialization & Implementation Director
Kansas

The Director of R&D Commercialization and Implementation will be responsible for leading a team in technical service, line extension and manufacturing scale-up of products in North America and Europe. Bright talented group, interesting category with a mix of existing and cutting edge technology, research and products. Requires a PhD in Food Science along with 15+ years of technical leadership and people management experience in consumer products, personal care, food/beverage/pet food industries. Strong knowledge and experience in formulating and commercializing products. Competitive compensation, including base, bonus and stock, along with benefits and relocation. Contact Julia Carey at jcarey@hhisearch.com

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Director of R&D – Fundamental Technology

The Director of R&D – Fundamental Technology, will lead a team of multi-disciplinary scientists from proof of concept through technology transfer to product development and commercialization. Must possess a deep understanding of flavor chemistry, analytical science, nutrition science along with a commercialization mindset. Requires 15+ years of food industry experience in fundamental technology leadership and people management within a packaged food, beverage or food ingredient company. Ph.D in Food Science, Chemistry, Sensory Science or related field is required. Strong communication skills, strategic capabilities, innovative, team-focused, collaborative mind-set. Competitive compensation, benefits and relocation are included. For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Sheri Baker @ (310) 540-3231 Ext 6 or by email at sbaker@hhisearch.com

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Vice President Ingredient Technology
Central Illinois

The VP of Ingredient Innovation will lead a team of skilled leaders in the development and execution of research programs to create novel on trend food ingredients to support growing demands for healthy food products. The Ingredient Innovation VP will create the strategy for a portfolio of research activities that will deliver near term new food ingredients and build the fundamental understanding of how ingredients behave in applications (emulsions, hydrocolloids, protein chemistry), and longer term innovations. Requires an MS or PhD in Food or other Science, and experience in ingredient development, people leadership, and an understanding of consumer packaged food or beverage product development. Very competitive compensation package, benefits and relocation. Contact Julia Carey jcarey@hhisearch.com

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Director of Research & Development
Minneapolis

Family owned, global leader in snacking is seeking a Director of Research & Development to join their team. Reporting to the VP of Research & Development, this individual will lead in the development and operation of new state-of-the-art technical facility, implementation of a best-in-class PLM and specification management system and manage a talented, dynamic Product Development staff. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated leadership and managerial courage while possessing a minimum B.S. in Food Science, Meat Science or Chemical Engineering (M.S. or MBA strongly preferred), minimum 10 years of Product Development/Tech Services experience in packaged goods (retail) food manufacturing industry required and successes in project management from ideation through commercialization. Knowledge and experience with USDA regulations is desired. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, enjoy a hands-on role, thrive in a fast-paced organization and in meeting aggressive company and consumer goals, then this is the company for you! For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Lowell Isom at: (618) 398-6027 x1 or by email at lisom@hhisearch.com

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Senior Portfolio Manager
Illinois

One of the world’s leading agricultural processors and food ingredient providers is looking for a Senior Portfolio Manager to join their organization. This individual will join a team responsible for taking on big, complex and disruptive technology streams to drive future innovation, revenue and growth. This position will develop and manage new product platforms for expansion and oversee entire project portfolios, including planning and monitoring per strict deadlines and within budget. This role will coordinate with individual project leaders to establish, implement, develop, and control best practices. Ideal candidates will have a degree in chemical/biological engineering, food science, chemistry or other technical area, PMP certification preferred, 10+ years of industry experience, an intellectually curious nature, have ingredient supplier/ingredient development experience and be adept at assessing and vetting new technologies. For more information, please contact Bella Cenzano-Fong at 310-540-3231, ext. 7 or by email at bcenzano@hhisearch.com.

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Director – Discovery Flavor, Ingredient and Analytical Science
New Jersey

A global Fortune 500 Food Company seeks a Director to lead the identification and management of the Discovery Flavor, Ingredient and Analytical Platforms for Science & Technology. This individual will lead a team and act as a strategic partner across multiple categories to help identify consumer and market insights that will shape the long-term technology platforms of the company. Set strategic and tactical direction for the development and maintenance of Technology Programs and work to gain alignment of key stakeholders to both the program and the project plan. Develop and maintain strong relationships externally (industry, academia, consulting, etc.) to identify and bring forward new opportunities to advance the technology platform and programs. Candidate must have a PhD in Food Science, Life Sciences or a related field, flavor and ingredient experience and 10+ years of experience in the food industry (ideally a mix of CPG and B2B relationships with flavor and ingredient suppliers). Contact Sheri Baker at SBaker@HHISearch.com or 310-540-3231 ext. 6 for additional information or to apply.

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Bakery Senior Technologist
Midwest

Rapidly growing, premium supplier of multi-channel bakery products is looking for an experienced, dynamic Bakery Senior Technologist to join their R&D organization. This well-established start-up operates a new, state-of-the-art facility with leading edge technology specializing in the advanced production of a wide array of bakery products. This position is responsible for the development of new bakery products such as breads, rolls, cookies, muffins and flatbreads for both frozen dough and ready-to-eat applications. Ideal candidates will have a minimum B.S degree in Food Science or related field and 5+ years of industry experience in a bakery environment with two or more years of product development experience in at least 2 of the following areas of focus (frozen yeast raised bakery products, chemically leavened bakery products, frozen cookie dough, frozen laminated dough, tortillas and/or flatbreads). Qualified candidates should contact: Sheri Baker via email at SBaker@HHISearch.com or by phone at
(310) 540-3231 ext. 6

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