Food Scientist (Cracker Experience - Senior)

<strong>We&rsquo;re a naan traditional company&hellip;<br /><br />Working at FGF Brands, there is never a dull moment! As a successful company that is continually growing there is always challenging yet rewarding work to be a part of.&nbsp;We have an&nbsp;<em>entrepreneurial&nbsp;</em>spirit which encourages all our team members to use their own&nbsp;<em>creativity</em>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<em>out of the box</em>&nbsp;thinking to come up with solutions and new ideas.</strong>

Greater Toronto Area, ON


<p><strong>A Bakery That Runs Like A Startup</strong></p> <p><strong>We&rsquo;re not your average bakery. We&rsquo;re a team of passionate thinkers and doers that are challenging the idea of what a bakery can be. We operate like a startup, powered by creativity and a &lsquo;roll up your sleeves&rsquo; mentality, to give our customers the best possible product. Our offices are just like our thinking, open and modern. Our manufacturing facilities are state-of- the-art. We expect unconventional solutions from our team members, so we give them creative spaces to inspire and collaborate.</strong></p>

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Full Time

Overview: <p><br />Let&rsquo;s be frank. FGF is not for everybody. Our culture is unique. We dive headfirst into the unknown. If you&rsquo;re fun-loving, talented, and fearless, we&rsquo;re for you.<br /><br /></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>What FGF Offers:</strong></span></p> <ul> <li>Disruptive and a naan-traditional mindset&nbsp;</li> <li>An inclusive and dynamic culture&nbsp;</li> <li>Accelerated career progression</li> <li>Commitment to learning and development</li> <li>Opportunity to be impactful</li> <li>Competitive compensation</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Food Scientist (cracker experience):</strong></span></p> <p>As a member of the R&amp;D team, you will help develop bakery products that can be reproduced in a large-scale food bakery manufacturing environment.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Take lead in the development of new bakery products from concept approval, formulation, product development, plant trial runs to launch and post-launch review by collaborating with marketing, sales, project management, QA and production.</li> <li>Coach, lead, mentor and train Test Bakers and/or Food Scientists.</li> <li>Manage multiple development projects and timelines.</li> <li>Lead product improvement initiatives.</li> <li>Lead multiple Plant Trials (i.e. preparing specifications and guidelines for production department)</li> <li>Accurately document recipes and results of pilot and plant trials.</li> <li>Modify recipes as required to meet nutritional/quality&nbsp;specifications &amp; optimize scale up.</li> <li>Assist in formulation and development of new products to match&nbsp;business, customer, regulatory and cost guidelines.&nbsp;</li> <li>Keep current on bakery product trends and consumer trends.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p>&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Minimum 5 years of experience in R&amp;D or product development for a food manufacturer preferably in&nbsp;<strong>biscuits, crackers, and cookies.</strong></li> <li>Advance knowledge of category of expertise (cracker/flat, dry baked food)</li> <li>Must have&nbsp;<strong>strong cracker (flat, dry baked food) experience</strong>.&nbsp;</li> <li>Extensive plant experience</li> <li>Experience managing projects</li> <li>BSc. in Food Science or Food Chemistry or related discipline required</li> <li>Intermediate technical, product development, and application skills</li> <li>Passion for Food!</li> <li><strong>Advance knowledge of functional ingredients</strong></li> <li>Strong computer skills</li> <li>Must have valid driver&rsquo;s license and vehicle</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>FGF DNA:</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><strong>Customer and Product Centricity &ndash;</strong>&nbsp;You are always keeping our products front and center.</li> <li><strong>Flexibility, Agility, Adaptability &ndash;</strong>&nbsp;You embrace speed, change and uncertainty.</li> <li><strong>Teamwork and Collaboration &ndash;</strong>&nbsp;You are a relationship builder.</li> <li><strong>Passion for Excellence</strong>&nbsp;&ndash; You look for innovative solutions and challenges the status quo.</li> <li><strong>Drives Execution</strong>&nbsp;&ndash; You are a risk taker!</li> </ul>