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Senior R&D Technologist

The Senior R&D Technologist will be a key member of the R&D team. Under the guidance of the R&D Manager, provide the R&D expertise and assistance required for the development and implementation of Puratos products.

  • Support Development of products for Puratos marketing initiatives and customer products. Includes bench-top through customer plant scale-up.
  • Optimize formulas while maintaining product performance, or adjusting as defined by R&D Manager
  • Support efforts to optimize existing portfolios (SKU, re-positioning, etc)
  • Propose formula modifications relevant to increase their value, such as improving performance and/or cost reduction
  • Ensure complete documentation on new and/or revised products including: raw materials, formulations, process parameters, QC tests, labeling, etc
  • Maintain accessible project documentation in accordance with Innovation Process procedure
  • Continually build expertise in the product range through training, experience and hands on testing
  • Support quality needs, including performance testing, root cause analysis, and complaints
  • Support implementation of new products in production
  • Build active network of high commercial value including machine suppliers, researchers, vendors, and the Puratos community
  • Provide intelligence on innovative raw materials and technologies that can differentiate out products
  •  Assure premium performance of the R&D lab, designing and performing standardized tests and respecting 5S and GMP policy


Prior Knowledge/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science; Food Science or Food Technology strongly preferref
  • 3 years related work experience
  • Prior R&D work experience in a food manufacturing environment
  • Passion for food and creativity
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Strong organization and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively on multiple projects
  • Positive and customer-oriented attitude
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment



Looking for a Career for Good?

Puratos is a global purpose-driven company focused on bringing people together through food innovation for good. We offer a full range of innovative food ingredients and services for the bakery, patisserie, and chocolate sectors, serving artisans, retailers, industrial and food service companies in over 100 countries around the world. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit, and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This coupled with our commitment to our communities is what makes working at Puratos so magical. 

If you are a results-driven problem-solver with a passion for customer excellence and looking for an opportunity to drive organizational growth, we invite you to join us for “a career for good.”

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