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Packaging Engineer
California

Entrepreneurial West Coast CPG food company is looking for a Packaging Engineer to join their growing R&D group. This person will lead projects for new product commercialization, cost savings, and packaging improvements. He or she will also work with cross-functional teams, stay abreast of innovative packaging technologies, and work with their contract manufacturing network. Successful candidates will have a B.S in Packaging Engineering or equivalent and 2-5 years of industry experience, preferably in flexible films and pouches. For more information and to apply, please contact Bella Cenzano-Fong at: bcenzano@hhisearch.com.

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Bella Cenzano-Fong
Director of R&D
Chicago

Are you ready to solely lead an R&D team as the Director of R&D with an exciting, smaller, entrepreneurial company with iconic brands and significant growth opportunity – all in a desirable Chicago location?  This might be the perfect opportunity for you!

The Director of R&D will play a key role in delivering growth for the company by leading the innovation growth strategy and the product development team for the organization.  This individual will manage the R&D and Regulatory teams, responsible for the strategic leadership, output, and long-range planning (1 to 5+ years) across the entire business enterprise.

Ideal candidate will possess a B.S. (M.S. preferred) degree in Food Science / Technology / Engineering, natural sciences, or closely related field along with 10+ years’ experience in industry related category, with majority experience in food related space; Ideally having experience in the milk industry and/or CPG snack foods.  Experience within a large CPG company and/or a private equity owned company is a plus.

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Lowell Isom
Principal Food Scientist
Chicago

Are you looking to get involved in the next big thing?  Here is your opportunity to be part of an Entrepreneurial Start-up Company.  Located in Chicago, they are seeking a Principal Scientist.  The Principal Scientist 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 B.S 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 Chicago area, lump sum relocation only.  Qualified candidates please contact Sheri Baker at SBaker@HHISearch.com for additional details.

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Sheri Baker
Sr. Food Scientist
New Jersey

Entrepreneurial and innovative privately held company located in the North East is seeking a Senior Food Scientist to join their growing organization. This individual will work cross functionally to build a culture of innovation while enhancing the company’s technical expertise. This team member will drive projects forward and assist other team members do the same to ensure flawless execution.

Responsibilities will include leading the technical development of many innovation and renovation projects, championing R&D work streams, and enhancing the organization’s technical body of knowledge by working with internal and external resources. The candidate must have a B.S degree or higher in Food Science or related field and 8-10+ years of experience in food R&D with a focus on gluten-free baked goods, snack foods, plant based or natural products required. For more information and to apply, please contact Bella Cenzano-Fong at: bcenzano@hhisearch.com.

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Bella Cenzano-Fong
Sr. Manager Product Development
New Jersey

Global leader in Health & Wellness is seeking a Sr. Manager:  Product Development.  This marketer, manufacturer, and seller of vitamins, minerals, herbals, supplements, protein bars and powders, is focused on enhancing the health and wellness of people’s lives.  Position will be responsible for planning/managing technical programs necessary to design, develop and optimize new and improved products that meet customer needs from bench to commercialization.  Includes working with cross-functional partners, such as Marketing, Consumer Insights and Sales.  Must manage complex external business relationships with technology partner companies, contract developers and manufacturers, consultants, vendors, and outside university experts to ensure projects are executed in an efficient manner. Will oversee the identification, assessment and development of enabling technology platforms to deliver current and future products to grow Brand/Platform pipelines.  Position is located in New Jersey.  Candidate must have minimum BS in Food Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Science or equivalent with 10+ years of industry experience (Food, Beverage, CPG, Pharma).  Must have prior experience developing Dietary Supplements.  Ideal experience includes tablets, gels, capsules.  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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