Bakery Manager in Twin Falls ID

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Glanbia Nutritionals
Bakery Manager
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Twin Falls ID
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Bakery Manager - Research & Development

Job Description March 23, 2020

Supervisor’s Title: Director of Research

Department: R&D

Exempt Status: Exempt

Job Summary

This position will be responsible for applying a highly scientific approach to bakery research efforts, including; grains processing, new ingredient development, applications research, technical support and designing experiments for scientists. This position will work with and coordinate across multiple research sites in the US. This person will work closely with business development to meet business needs.

Essential Functions

  • New Product Development of bakery and other food products related to utilizing specialty grains, proteins, dough conditioners, enzyme technologies, mold inhibitors, emulsifiers, gluten-free and egg-free systems, etc.
  • Work with suppliers and contract manufacturing as needed in developing processes and new ingredients.
  • Oversees R&D work streams to launch products supporting Glanbia’s Innovative mind set by mentoring other scientists to develop new ingredients or process solutions that contribute to the bottom line.
  • Manage day-to-day bakery R&D applications teams locally and remotely, with emphasis on collaborative prototype development and providing technical support to sales team and customers.
  • Can identify areas to be optimized, resulting in patent development of intellectual property.
  • Travel to customers, plants, etc. for technical and processing support of Glanbia’s bakery and grains businesses.
  • Prepare and give technical presentations, provide technical support for trade shows.
  • Technical training to business development, sales and plant personnel in areas of basic bakery and grains chemistry, baking and milling-sifting processes related to Glanbia’s bakery and grains businesses.
  • Be familiar with lab protocols, FSMA regulations; work closely with QA to support customers.
  • Continuously drives self-development and development of others building an effective team.

Additional Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill.


  • Must possess a Master’s degree (M.A.) or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Would consider ACF certified CMPC, CMC or CEPC with a combination of education and experience.
  • Must have a strong understanding of the physiochemical and functional properties of various bakery ingredients and baking systems.
  • Must have experience working in commercial baking facilities and be familiar with grain processing particularly milling, sifting and heating grains.
  • Must have the ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conforms to prescribed style and format.
  • Must be familiar with various baking processes.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Must have the ability to work across different departments and geographies.
  • Must have the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
  • Must have the ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.,) in its most difficult phases.
  • Must have the ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
  • Proficient in all Microsoft application
  • Able to present to all levels of the organization with both written and oral presentations

Typical Physical Activity

Physical Demands

  • Regularly involves talking or listening, and sitting.
  • Frequently involves standing and walking, tasting or smelling.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, work with the fingers.
  • Involves light physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature.

Typical Environmental Conditions

  • May be exposed to moderate noise levels (i.e. office equipment, light traffic).
  • May be exposed to fumes and toxic chemicals.
  • May work in high, precarious places or areas with mechanical moving parts.

Travel Requirements

Regular travel (up to 40%) by land and/or air. Need to liaise with bakery and grains facilities located in New Haven, CT, Sioux Falls, SD and travel to support customers as necessary.


Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.

This is an accurate description of the essential functions of my position.

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