R&D Tech, Part Time

Location: Londonderry, NH

Type: Part Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

R&D Tech, Part Time

*Local Applicants Only

At MegaFood our mission is to Grow a Healthier World.

Together with our trusted farm partners, we are a force for good. From creating premium products with radical transparency, to committing to organic and regenerative agriculture, we are nourishing our world from the roots by filling nutritional gaps and revolutionizing a broken farming system.

As a B Corporation, we’re also cultivating a community of transparent suppliers, working to enable a thriving workforce, and supporting businesses, communities, and programs that share these same goals and values. All for a healthier, more sustainable and more resilient future.

That’s Nutrition with Ambition™. Are you ready to join us?

 

PRIMARY PURPOSE AND FUNCTIONS:

Help develop winning consumer products by supporting development of products from benchtop through pilot scale.  The R&D Technician will support various scientists and managers with stability, analytical, and research projects. We’re looking for a professional with experience in data collection and interpretation as well as the storage and retrieval of samples in a laboratory environment

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Conduct sound research in the VMS spaces through planning and executing sound experiments developed with a scientist’s guidance
  • Apply appropriate experimental designs under the guidance of scientists and make recommendations based on results
  • Set up proper stability and sensory studies
  • Follow all company policies and procedures to ensure product integrity and quality control, maintain lab to ensure safety and cleanliness
  • Proper documentation for projects
  • Maintain lab cleanliness in accordance with best practices
  • Provide support for production run in Manufacturing sites
  • Maintain accurate records of all development projects.
  • Prepares technical documents relevant to area of responsibility

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  •  Bachelor degree in Food Science, Chemistry or related field
  • 1-3 years  of related experience ideally in the Supplement, Pharmaceutical or Food industries operating under cGMP or ISO environments.
  • Related lab experience required including excellent data and research analysis skills. 
  • Familiarity with NOP requirements is a plus.

 

People Development:  Takes opportunities to develop individual competencies to ensure skills are aligned with evolving roles in the organization.  I am open, curious and willing to learn new skills.  Owns individual development.

Business Planning:  Keeps self informed of key business operations that impact the team and role; asks questions to ensure sufficient context and knowledge.  Is open, curious and willing to learn new skills.  Effectively manages time and priorities..

Results Orientation: Delivers on commitments with a dedication to quality and process.  Supports team objectives outside the routine responsibilities.

Problem Solving: Takes initiative to proactively identify problems; provides suggestions for improvements within the scope of the role. 

Collaboration: Effectively listens and communicates with team members, leadership and internal customers.  Open to feedback.


 

MegaFood is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging. The collective sum of our individual differences, knowledge, life experiences, and unique talents, represents a significant part of our culture and is the foundation for our accomplishments and impact.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law. We strive to create a supportive community where we all are comfortable and confident to be authentic, open and curious.

If you need a reasonable accommodation because of disability for any part of the employment process, please send an email to careers@megafood.com or call 603-216-0889 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

 

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