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Research & Development Technologist

Company: Bimbo Bakeries USA
Location: Greenwich
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold , Brownberry or Oroweat bread? A Thomas' English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee , Entenmann's or Marinela cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA! Position Summary: Conducts Research and product development activities throughout BBU for all BBU manufactured products and all co-manufactured, co-developed products. Brings key skills and knowledge in new product ideas/concepts and troubleshooting. Able to initiate product and /or processing concepts from idea to final production start-up. Spearhead new technology development and its application into all baked good areas. Develop and implement productivity project.Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute experimentation using established procedures, interpret results and translate results into possible solutions.
  • Contribute to key product improvement, cost reductions, new products, development, knowledge building or other technically based, business driven objective.
  • Describe/demonstrate research results or experimental protocols to colleagues in a professional manner.
  • Carry out those programs so laid out by designated supervisors under authority of the Director of Product Development, within the parameters of time and cost, etc.
  • To work both in a "hands-on" environment and /or direct as needed, ideas and concepts into product reality.
  • Utilizes practical and technical abilities both of his/her own and/or other team members, make changes, and is adaptive as required.
  • Utilizing services available - laboratory, accounting, packaging, technical services, marketing, engineering, etc. - ensure that product(s) are followed through to channels for final approval for sale.
  • To advise and guide, as requested, other R&D team members and other departments throughout BBU, on scientific/technical matters as necessary.
  • To prepare specifications and process operating guides for product developments and ensure flow of documentation is communicated to those who have a need to know.
  • To write reports/memos from time to time on status of developments
  • Interface with operations personnel in all facilities to implement product development objective effectively and efficiently to completion.
  • Deal effectively and professionally with outside ingredient supplier to meet R&D objectives (keeping Purchasing informed).
  • To ensure, always, communication with all R&D members of product development team throughout BBU and any other groups that may be added in the future.
  • To maintain a daily log outlining project status and activities in such detail that others may continue the test.
  • To lead in special projects concerning products, processes, equipment, and facility concepts and design.
  • Where approved to travel to all BBU technical facilities and co-packers to accomplish R&D objectives and interface professionally independently and effectively with representatives of the same. Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world's largest baking company with operations in 32 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA ("BBUSA") includes BBUSA and its subsidiaries and affiliated entities, including, but not limited to, Wholesome Harvest Baking, East Balt, and Acelerada. BBUSA employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more - the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

Keywords: Bimbo Bakeries USA, Greenwich , Research & Development Technologist, Other , Greenwich, Connecticut

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