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Job Title Vice President of R&D
Date Posted 2/16/2017
Location Fountain Hill, PA
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Job Description

Posting Number: 201505

Job Title: Vice President of R&D

Location: Fountain Hill, PA

Willing to Relocate: Yes

Compensation: 150k Base, plus bonus

Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree



The Vice President of R&D will be responsible for developing our portfolio of products to meet the goals of the company mission and business goals. This includes strong integration with marketing, operations and quality assurance


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

-Leads employees to work collaboratively with all teams to execute projects that generate cost savings, quality improvements to products and processes in the manufacturing plants and co-packers

-Facilitates decision making and displays technical competence in the planning and completion of assigned projects leading to the development and implementation into production of new or revised products

-Functions as key thought leader on resource allocation team and provide necessary technical support to consumer affairs, quality and operations

-Participates and supports QA team in yearly SQF certification including internal audits and paperwork compliance

-Ability to combine nutrition with functionality, and must have a strong understanding of nutrition requirements

-Advanced problem solving and evaluation capabilities with strong meat processing and operations background

-Knowledge of food label regulations to ensure product compliance

The Ideal Candidate:  

-BS/MS Food Science, Animal Science or equivalent technical qualifications

-10 to 15 years’ experience in fresh food or related field

-Proven track record of new product development and commercialization.

-Strong technical knowledge in nutrition, meat science, microbiology, chemistry and/or food product development /  formulation



Complete your candidate profile at www.searchlogixgroup.com and refer to posting 201505 or as a second choice, email your information and requirements to resumes@searchlogixgroup.com.  Only candidates who appear to meet the above criteria will receive an immediate response.  Other resumes will be added to our database of active candidates for one year for other positions that come available and are a match with their background.