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Research & Development Manager

Boyceville, WI

Order: 4295294588

Looking for an opportunity for GROWTH? Join a global supplier and leader in their industry who produces ingredients used in recipes around the world! Bring your expertise to assist with the management of every new product launch and work with a team that has the freedom to act - in order to be successfully flexible and fast. Inquire today!


POSITION – Research & Development Manager

JOB LOCATION – Northwestern Wisconsin

STARTING DATE – Immediately



WORK HOURS (SHIFT) – 1st Shift/Days

STARTING PAY – $90-110k/year - Based on Experience (DOE)

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE – Food Processing Engineer, Master's degree in Biochemistry, Biocatalysis, Bioengineering, or related field with at least 3-5 years food manufacturing experience.


While working as a Research & Development Manager you will be responsible for the development of culinary and nutritional powders as well as yeast extracts and derivates.



  • Supervise company New Product Development activities.

  • Scale up from lab to pilot plant scale.

  • Maintain a network of strategic raw material suppliers.

  • Perform research needed to ensure continuous improvement in quality, maximizing capacity, and minimizing costs of existing products.

  • Lead or be a participant in global innovation projects.

  • Have a good understanding of costing, legal, and quality constraints.

  • Oversee continuous improvement of R&D capabilities in the US including lead for significant upgrade projects.

  • Assist and be accountable for the industrial launch of every new product.

  • Assist sales and technical sales of technical questions.

  • Identify new promising trends.

  • Be accountable for work and product safety in R&D pilot plant/lab. Actively participate in company SAFE Program.



  • Food Processing Engineer, MS in Biochemistry, Biocatalysis, Bioengineering or related field with at least 3-5 years industrial experience.

  • Knowledge of spray drying processes.

  • Proven experience in lab/pilot plant construction projects.

  • Creativity, with out-of-the-box way of thinking.

  • Experiences in regulatory compliance.

  • Experience in team management.

  • Ability to train and coach interns.

  • Domestic and international travel on occasion.

  • Knowledge of blending, roller drying, agglomeration, packaging, and ultra-filtration highly preferred.

  • Skills in the operation of analytical equipment are an asset



For Immediate consideration, please forward your resume to kkhemchandani@seekprofessionals.com or call/text Kelly @ 262-376-5066 x1148.


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