Director of Research and Development

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Siete Family Foods

Siete Family Foods

51-200 employees

Mexican-American food products, better-for-you ingredients

Consumer Goods

Senior, Expert

Austin, TX, USA

  • Master’s in a related field of food science, engineering, or chemistry preferred
  • At least 10 years of multi-category experience in R&D, including product development
  • Analytical, Chemical and microbiological knowledge and experience in formulation, laboratory, sensory analysis techniques/methods
  • Extensive knowledge of FDA and US government regulations, including labeling & nutritional facts
  • Knowledge of international regulations and USDA a plus
  • Manage the R&D team through individual and team performance, career development, and mentorship
  • Lead the development of processes, systems, and the organizational structure of the R&D team with a growth mindset
  • Guide technical feasibility qualification for product development and product renovation work
  • Lead novel ingredient exploration and novel process exploration for future product development and product renovation initiatives
  • Build strong relationships with key suppliers and contract manufacturers
  • Guide ingredient exploration for in-process product development projects
  • Communicate the progress and the needs of the department to the leadership team
  • Optimize resource utilization, continuously explore ways to improve effectiveness and efficiency of the team
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of developments and trends in the consumer packaged goods space
  • Coordinate with relevant stakeholders to strategically plan short and long term product development concepts
  • Travel up to 30% of the time

Siete Family Foods, a producer of Mexican-American food products, provides an enriching work environment that combines a passion for cultural heritage and healthier eating. With a focus on inclusivity and creating heritage-inspired, real food experiences, it is a leader in promoting better-for-you ingredients in the food industry. This company encourages culinary innovation while fostering a workplace culture that values family and community, making it a profound choice for those interested in shaping a healthier, more inclusive food culture.

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Austin, Texas



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