Reser's Fine Foods

  • Commercialization Specialist

    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/26/2018 6:34 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2090
    Location
    US-KS-Topeka
  • Recipe for Success

    Reser's Fine Foods is one of the nation's premiere manufacturers of high-quality refrigerated foods including deli salads, side dishes, chip dips, tortillas and Mexican snacks for families across the United States and Canada. Reser's manufactures thousands of products! Some of our brands include Reser's, Mrs. Kinsers, Don Pancho, Baja Café, and Stonemill Kitchens. You will see our mouth-watering products in supermarkets, restaurants and local outlets across the nation!

    Overview

    General Summary

    Under limited supervision, responsible for working closely with our Sales Team and Customers to develop a wide variety of products.

    Responsibilities

    Principle Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Develops new production processes for new product development.
    2. Streamline current plant processes for maximum efficiency and continuous improvement.
    3. Investigates and implements new and innovative packaging solutions.
    4. Investigates and evaluates new equipment for the development of next generation products.
    5. Collects and documents records on formulas, specifications, processes and packaging.
    6. Coordinates and conducts test batches to develop new formulas, processes and specification in all
    7. Production facilities.
    8. Involved in every stage of product cycle from ideation and Development to First Production and Launch..
    9. Presents recommendations and solutions to Sales and Customer Service personnel.

    Qualifications

    Job Specifications

    1. 5 years product development or process engineering experience is desired.
    2. Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science or a related field is preferred
    3. Requires knowledge of food and safety regulations.
    4. Requires experience using scientific methods within the food industry.
    5. Excellent oral and written communication skills with great presentation and interpersonal skills.
    6. Strong PC skills are required including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
    7. Creativity while being well-organized, detail oriented, and analytical.
    8. Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.
    9. Experience in and be comfortable with a fast-paced environment of changing priorities, multiple project and short deadlines.
    10. Ability to be successful team-player and work independently.
    11. Candidates will be required to join a project team on site in new location frequently without knowing team members in advance.

     

     

    Working Conditions

    1. Office and Food laboratory environment and refrigerated food manufacturing plant.
    2. The environment may be wet or dry and temperatures may range from 25°F to 110°F.
    3. Frequent exposure to hazardous materials.
    4. Requires walking and standing for long periods of time.
    5. Travel up to 25% of the time.
    6. Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds.

    Great Benefits

    We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package designed to help employees live a healthier life, build rewarding careers and save for the future. Reser's offers choices whenever possible, because we recognize the diverse and ever changing needs of our employees. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, AD&D, life, 401(k) with match, wellness programs, paid holidays and vacation time to name few!

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