Research and Development Manager in Islip, NY at Volt

Date Posted: 2/7/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Islip, NY
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Our client, a leading food company, is currently seeking an accomplished Research and Development Manager to join their team. This position is in Central Long Island, NY

Here is an overview of the role:

  • Contribute to key product improvement, cost reductions, new products, development, knowledge building or other technically based, business driven objective
  • Develop product specifications based on approved products
  • Keep current with consumer trends and nutritional regulations
  • Prepare specifications and process operating guides for product developments and ensure flow of documentation is communicated to those who have a need to know.
  • Lead in special projects concerning products, processes, equipment and facility concepts/design.
  • Improve product formulations
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Minimum of 3- 5 years of experience in Research and Development of foods.
  • Formulating and/or troubleshooting experience is desired.
  • Knowledge of the food process and the function of ingredients.
  • Proven excellent work record with demonstrated high levels of initiative and self-direction.
  • Demonstrated strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
  • Excellent organizational and communication (written and oral) skills.
  • ¬†Excellent project management skills with ability to prioritize multiple activities simultaneously
  • Computer skills and proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, database and other software/applications.

Volt is an Equal Employment Employer.