02 Jul
R&D Manager
Wisconsin, Ironridge , 53035 Ironridge USA

Description: Work with cross functional teams in the development of new high complexity product formulations and/or reformulations of existing products, including commercialization. Manage a portfolio of assigned high-level product development projects through the various stages of the product development life cycle. Duplicate competitive seasonings and sauces for flavor, texture, color, nutritional content, and adherence to FDA and USDA standards and regulations. Facilitate product development by working with suppliers as well as marketing, quality and production. Utilizes knowledge of current regulations, product formulation, supplier specifications, customer requirements and Company standards to develop and update finished product ingredient statements and nutritional documents as defined by FDA and USDA, in addition to product specifications and processing procedures. Independently initiates, investigates, and implements significant new process improvements, and cost savings projects. Working with sourcing, assess raw material substitutions for usage and formulation consistency Coordinate with the Quality Department to comply with HACCP and all Food Safety Programs Support operations through project handoff and during production with formulation issues Stay up-to-date on new regulations and current events regarding food science by reviewing FDA and USDA regulations. Manage R&D team and day-to-day operations of departmentAdditional Skills & Qualifications: Master’s degree in Food Science/ Biology/ Chemistry or related field with relevant 5+ years’ work experience in seasonings, spices, sauces, processed foods, sausage or meat snacks industry preferred Knowledge of product specifications, nutrition and labeling for finished products and ingredients Demonstrated experience in high-level product development and formulation from concept to completionWHY ACTALENT:· Work with a dedicated career partner specialized in your skill set. · We advocate on your behalf so you get what you want and need out of your job. · Get performance feedback, career advice, and access to ongoing professional development tools. · Build your career and learn new skills through projects as diverse as your curiosity. · You are eligible for benefits, paid-time-off, and competitive wages that are paid weekly. DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION:· At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through: · Hiring diverse talent · Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection · Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes · Ensuring growth opportunities for our people ABOUT ACTALENT:Actalent connects passion with purpose. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts that drive scale, innovation, and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 engineering and sciences consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia, and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500. An operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions, Actalent launched as a new specialized engineering and sciences services and workforce solutions brand in 2021. Actalent is an equal opportunity employer. If you have any additional questions feel free to reach out to me at sawilkins@actalentservices.com. We have many other roles similar to this and additional scientific positions in the Madison area as well as across the US. About Actalent: Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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