John B. Sanfilippo Research & Development Technician in Elgin, Illinois
The Research and Development Technician assists the R&D department with sample preparation, 5S activities and product cutting.
Makes, fills, labels and ships samples per food scientist direction.
Monitors storage room and removes outdated items.
Monitors first production run samples and transfers to warehouse storage as needed.
Monitors existing flavor and seasoning.
Is responsible for handling simple sample requests, as assigned by Manager.
Enters new ingredient samples into incoming ingredient log.
Keys in label information for outgoing product samples.
Assists with product cuttings - to include grading and sizing of nut varieties and trail mix components.
Is responsible for manufacturing, distributing and consistently maintaining safe and quality food by following good manufacturing practices, allergen controls, food defense, HACCP and SQF requirements.
Is responsible for immediately reporting all food safety and quality issues to your manager.
Is responsible for partnering with others; Sharing knowledge, skills and information within your team and across functional areas.
Is responsible for enhancing technical and functional competencies, as well as professional and leadership development.
Three to five years of experience in the food industry.
Experience with nut processing, laboratory technician experience preferred.
Excellent math skills.
Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
Job Specific Requirements:
In the event that the Research and Development Technician is absent, the Department Manager is responsible for providing an equally qualified person to cover this position.
External Company Name: John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc.
External Company URL: www.jbssinc.com