Apex Systems, Inc R&D Technician (910939) in Boulder, Colorado

One of our clients in Boulder is currently looking for an R&D Technician tojoin their team. They're at the top of their industry and have a wonderfulwork environment. This position is a 6 month contract to potential direct hireopportunity. If you are looking to get started in the food industry this is agreat position for you!EducationAS or BS in Culinary Arts and/or Food Science or a related field fromaccredited institution.OrEquivalent background and experience in food manufacturing/ or culinary work.QualificationsAbility to multitask in a high performance, cross functional, and teambased company culture.Ability to assist in development of culinary protocept and commercialprototype recipes with an understanding of food production process.Strong computer skills and ability to pick up new techniques and softwarequickly.Exceptional interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills.Highly organized and able to record and maintain details.Strong knowledge of food safety & kitchen safety principles.Skills & ResponsibilitiesAssist Research and Development team in product development work including:procuring & maintaining ingredientsmaintaining organization of kitchen/lab work areasplanning for new recipe development sessions and creating samples.Support internal culinary and R&D activities including:recipe development and optimizationplanning and presentation of new product prototypes to multidisciplinary team.Support external R&D activities including:preparation and planning for product implementationscale up at manufacturing plants and co-packers.Conduct shelf life studies and heating validation studies/develop productcooking instructions.Assist team with sample procurement and shipment.Demonstrate precise, expedient, organized, and efficient work.Coordinate and communicate technical product information to other departments.SummaryEntry level position, little to no experience. Food manufacturing experiencea plus.Primary function is assisting R&D, learning company R&D standards and process.Reports to: R&D ManagerVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of ourlocations within the state.We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants withoutregard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any otherprotected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is availablehere.https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf