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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Lethbridge, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Food Fats, Oils
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
Entry Level
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Research and Development Technician

 

This is a remarkable time for the global agri-food industry and for Richardson International. Our industry is undergoing unprecedented change with increasing world demand and our company is experiencing transformational growth in all areas, including our food manufacturing business. Richardson is recognized as a global leader in agriculture and food processing and is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.  With more than 2,500 employees across Canada and the U.S., we are truly invested in giving back to the communities in which we do business.

 

Working with Richardson opens the door to a world of possibility. We currently have an opportunity for a Research & Development (R&D) Technician within our Product Innovation & Marketing department.  This position will be initially located in our Lethbridge, AB facility and will relocate to Winnipeg, MB in approximately 12-18 months. 

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Prepare bench top samples and pilot prototypes using Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Lab analysis of prototypes and product performance testing
  • Plan and execute plant trials
  • Assist with data analysis and report writing; maintain good records of raw material information, formulas, and specification sheets

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Food Science or a related discipline coupled with 1 – 2 years of relevant experience in the food industry
  • Superior attention to detail and ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated experience working with Microsoft Office products

 

 

 

Richardson provides an excellent compensation package with competitive salary, pension, flexible benefits plan, training and career development opportunities.

 

Interested candidates should visit www.richardson.ca/work to apply online by February 6, 2017.

 

Richardson values diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal People, Visible Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self-identify.

 

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