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Corp Food Technology Senior Scientist - Bakery

Cincinnati, OH

Company Name: Kroger Manufacturing Position category: Employee FLSA Status: Exempt Job overview: Provide technical and scientific leadership for product development and quality support functions to assure safety and quality of Kroger Corporate Brand products. Monitor the quality of Corporate Brand products and ensure Kroger manufacturing plants and outside suppliers develop and commercialize products according to the company’s food safety, quality, and regulatory compliance requirements. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety. Essential Job Functions: Lead technical aspects of product development, product approval, and quality improvement processes Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports Partner to select raw material, finished product, and packaging suppliers that best achieve quality and cost requirements Work with Corporate Brands to approve procured products and the plants that make Kroger labeled products (KLP) Maintain proficiency in all aspects of food labeling to ensure all packaging meets legal requirements Monitor quality of procured products, address quality issues and work with recall coordinator to initiate product recalls if necessary Work with the Corporate Food Technology (CFT) sensory group to organize panels Lead technicians in properly planning and executing cuttings, audits, and lab development trial work Prepare and maintain all necessary materials, formulas, and product specification documents Analyze customer comments and resolve issues with manufacturing plants and outside suppliers Lead the response to customer comment trends and prioritize product quality opportunities Partner with Corporate Brands and Retail teams to lead product quality issues to resolution Partner with vendors and Corporate Brands to monitor changes in targets Travel to plants, vendors, and industry locations for execution of essential job assignments Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe, quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements Support the development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the SQF 2000 Systems Accountable to the Kroger Manufacturing Food Safety and Quality Principles Must be able to perform the key functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation Min Position Requirements/Education: Bachelor’s degree in food science technology, dairy or bakery science, food microbiology or a bachelor’s degree with adequate industry background five years of background in product development Strong critical thinking skills Strong attention to detail, with a high degree of accuracy and precision Strong oral and writing skills Proven excellence in issue solving and cross-functional project planning/execution Expertise to support successful new or innovative product launches in a rapidly changing environment Good knowledge of key regulations associated with product development and quality assurance Desired Previous Job Background: six years of background in quality assurance or product development Plant background in quality assurance, technical service and/or production Advanced knowledge in a specialized area such as food microbiology, refrigerated foods, USDA regulations, specialty ingredients, or supplement regulations Education Level: Bachelor's Required Required Travel: Up to 25% Required Certifications/Licenses: None Job category: Full time Regions: General Office- Cincinnati States: Ohio Keywords: Jobs at Kroger Manufacturing: Through quality products, strong individual commitments and team spirit, Kroger has been established as a leader in the manufacturing industry. Kroger Manufacturing provides career development programs aligned with aspirations in Engineering, Process Management, Info Systems, Quality Assurance, Operations Management, Human Resources, Finance and Procurement. Our work force programs provide technically challenging rotations with cross-functional teams, plants and locations to allow our Associates to learn from some of the brightest minds in the business. Background and training combined with mentoring and guidance from plant sponsors prepare our Associates with the skills and leadership behaviors needed to achieve a successful career at Kroger. Company Overview Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states. Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States. Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement. Posting Notes: OH || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger Manufacturing || None || Food Technology; Management; Manufacturing || Employee || Exempt || Full time || None
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