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Director of R&D

Oak Forest, IL

Discipline: R&D/Food Science Job Number: 10066 Industry: Meat

Job Description

Kinsa is recruiting for a:  Director of R&D – Meat industry                          

Location: Oak Forest, IL

Our client is a well-established manufacturer of meat products and has an opening for a Director of R&D due to retirement. The Director of R&D will lead the commercialization of product changes and implementation of new products and processes.  You will be joining a company that treats all employees like family, very friendly and transparent, yet hard-working.

Compensation/Benefits:                                                                         

  • Generous base salary with 10% bonus potential
  • Comprehensive benefit package
  • 401K Plan – with Company Match and Profit Sharing
  • Vacation, Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • Relocation assistance

Responsibilities:

  • Lead commercialization of product changes and implementation of new items and processes
  • Test product formulations to identify best formulas, equipment and optimal manufacturing procedures  
  • Execute small and large scale plant tests
  • Create and manage product specifications, maintaining accurate and complete records

Education/Experience:                                                                            

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science or Food Technology, Meat Science or related
  • 6+ years of experience in R&D with managerial experience in a meat processing facility
  • Multi-plant experience
  • Self-starter, excellent organizational skills

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Kinsa Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and disability or protected veterans status.

Meet Your Recruiter

Mary Chambers
Account Manager at Kinsa Group

Mary has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Parkside and 13 years of experience in the recruiting industry, including more than 8 years as a Recruiter at Kinsa Group. Currently a Kinsa Account Manager she handles new business development for our Meat and Poultry customers, Shelf-Stable Foods, Food Distributors, Cannabis, Nutraceutical, Pet Food, Food Service Restaurant, and Food Packaging companies. She’s a great first point of contact at Kinsa if you have a talent recruiting need within your organization.

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