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Product Development Technician

Skjodt-Barrett Foods Inc, 5 Precidio Court,, Brampton, Ontario, Canada Req #78
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Skjodt – Barrett Foods is a growing leader in the North American food industry, specializing in the supply of custom developed food solutions for the world’s leading retail food, foodservice and healthcare product manufacturers. Our products are enjoyed in peoples’ homes, when they dine out with their families, and when they need the important nutrition provided by the healthcare community. We support many of the brands that consumers reach for every day. We are a fast-paced business with international customers and continual challenge. We need smart, versatile people who can share their skills and energy with our team as we continue our success.
Reporting into the Product Development Manager, the Product Development Technician’s main responsibilities include preparation of lab samples and analysis, new raw material analysis and support of pilot trials.

•    Prepare lab samples based on formulations and specified processes, perform in-process sample analysis
•    Perform 24-hr lab sample analysis, data recording and entry, set up daily technical meeting
•    Assist in any pilot trials
•    Support new raw material approving process
•    Coordinate Shelf-life Studies of lab samples


•    Diploma in Food Science, Food Technology, Food Processing/Engineering or comparable discipline.
•    Minimum 1 - 2 years’ experience in the food manufacturing industry
•    Passionate about hands-on work in the laboratory, pilot plant and manufacturing environment
•    Highly motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
•    Ability to work in a team and individually
•    Detail-oriented and the ability to work in a fast paced environment
•    Strong organizational and time management skills
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills
•    Intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel)
We encourage all candidates who have the right mix of skills, abilities and a passion for learning and growing to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Reasonable accommodations are available during the recruitment process to job applicants with disabilities.


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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Some College
  • Skjodt-Barrett Foods Inc, 5 Precidio Court,, Brampton, Ontario, Canada