R&D Project Leader in Lachine QC

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R&D Project Leader
Job ID: 
Lachine QC
Not Specified
Job Types:
Project Manager, R&D/Product Dev Manager
Employment Type:
Full Time

Our client, a manufacturing company located near Montreal, QC is looking for a Bilingual R&D Project Leader to join their team 


What you will do in this role:


  • Independently lead product development projects from formulation through scale up and start up.
  • Conduct lab tests, pilot plant and large-scale tests within manufacturing facilities to optimize formulation and/or process.
  • Maintain technical documentation.
  • Manage technical timelines, provide clear and timely communication, raise issues and risks, and develop contingency plans leveraging strong project management skills
  • Analyze and interpret data to make sound technical recommendations on product and process issues
  • Prepare detailed and well-structured technical reports on the outcome of the experiments
  • Proceed with researching processes, product improvements and cost saving opportunities
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams on new product implementation, product development, scale-up, technology transfer and process characterization
  • Provide feedback on potential food safety or quality concerns
  • Monitor current market trends and stay up to date on new regulations to submit recommendations when necessary
  • Participate in sensory testing and shelf-life studies
  • Support training programs by receiving training on equipment, ingredients, and category knowledge.


What you will bring to the role:


  • Bachelor’s degree in science, preferably in Food Science or Nutrition
  • 4 years of experience in food product development.
  • Respond to rapidly changing requirements, targets, and expectations
  • Organizational and project management skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Understanding of ingredient interactions/functionality.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills in both English and French
  • Proficiency in Genesis R&D and Wrike Project Management software


What our client is offering:


  • A competitive salary and full medical/health benefits for the employee and their family.
  • The chance to join a growing company with a great work environment.


If you feel that this role would be a good fit for you, please submit your resume today in MS Word format – Don’t forget to include your accomplishments and achievements.

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