Posted On Jul 01

R&D Technician


Location : Plano, TX

Headquarters : United States

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Experience : Mid Level

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide operational support for Research and Development product development teams.

  • Working in the Process Lab or at the Technology Process Center, operate a variety of food processing equipment.

  • Contribute knowledge and expertise to the development process by working closely with the product development team.

  • Work effectively in a team environment.

Job Description:

  • Operate food processing equipment efficiently with a minimum of downtime to meet daily development objectives.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Partner with R&D engineers and food scientists to deliver exceptional development operational support.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve operational issues.

  • Initiate ideas and solutions to enhance equipment reliability and performance.

  • Sanitize process lines, perform fundamental equipment troubleshooting and preventive maintenance.

  • Actively participate in all team continuous improvement training and skill development activities.

  • Work with limited supervision to complete both assigned and self-identified tasks.

  • Manage required compliance programs – Safety, Food Safety, Environmental.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years experience in a manufacturing/production environment or in an R&D testing center, preferably in the food industry.

  • Ability to solve daily operational issues.

  • Flexible – willingness to work off-shifts and weekends. Willingness to flex between work sites (Plano Process Lab and Dallas Technology Process Center).

  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills.

  • Ability to work safely in an industrial environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate Technical Degree

  • Experience with food processing equipment, production, and/or test systems.

  • Experience working in a team environment.

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular

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