AB Mauri
  • 19-Aug-2020 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Bake Lab
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Full Time

AB Mauri North America is a division of AB Mauri, a global leader in yeast and bakery ingredient products.  Our signature line of quality bakery ingredients including dough conditioners, mold inhibitors, leaveners, vinegars, malts, syrups, acidulants and more are sold under the AB Mauri Bakery Ingredients brand name.  When bakers choose from our complete product portfolio, they experience our commitment to an ongoing working relationship - beyond the product purchase.

AB Mauri North America dates back to the introduction of Fleischmann's Yeast in the U.S. in 1868, thanks to the industry-changing vision held by brothers Charles and Maximillian Fleischmann who partnered with Cincinnati businessman James Gaff.

Around the world, AB Mauri operates in more than 50 locations in 32 countries, with global headquarters located in Peterborough, United Kingdom.  AB Mauri was formed in 2004 as an operating division of Associated British Foods (ABF).

Position

Objective:

 

Improve AB Mauri profitability and turnover by developing new and improving existing AB Mauri bakery ingredient products in response to market trends, customer demands and availability of new technology.

Key Result Areas:

Performance Standards

Product Development

Contribute to the business objectives and strategic product development by assisting with the evaluation and improvement of existing product lines as identified to maximize profit.

Contribute to the business objectives and strategic product development by assisting with and/or developing, formulating and testing new products to meet customer requirements.   Ensure the products meet standards before market introduction/launch.

Report results, findings, conclusions and recommendations on all new ingredients, products and suppliers to maximize profit and ensure a competitive advantage.

Assist with technology innovation; using publication and patent information to identify and understand new opportunities for business growth.

Fulfil the role of a Project Manager by adhering to the New Product Development Process, including all documentation. Ideation to product launch.

Responsible for assisting with and/or evaluating and reporting on potential new AB Mauri products from a sister company, as required.

Conduct all activities in a safe manner, wear PPE as necessary.

Technical Services

Contribute to technical training seminars and/or information, as requested.

Provide manufacturing, sales and marketing support upon request.

Support procurement by evaluating and testing new and alternative raw materials.

Assist with providing technical information and assistance to sales, marketing and customers with implementation of products, especially customized as needed, thus building a collaborative relationship with vendors and customer.

Expense Control

Ensure department expenses are within budget.

Comply with the Corporate Travel policy and control spending.

Contribute to department and capital budget preparations to ensure budget meets laboratory needs, as requested.

Reporting

Actively update line management on progression of projects.

Communicate results, conclusions and recommendations of new product testing in accurate and timely manner to all appropriate personnel.

Professionally interact and communicate with Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Marketing, Quality, Sales and other departments.

Complete weekly and monthly reports by due date.

Complete project documentations and file on the shared drive on the computer system.

Accurately document project progress and reports, including making conclusions, and recommendations.

 

Key Result Areas:

Performance Standards

Human Resources

Comply with all HR policies and procedures.

Comply with relevant employment laws.

Other

Keep abreast of Bakery and Baking Ingredient Technology and enhance technical skills by attending appropriate seminars, professional meetings, training and additional course work.

Other duties, as assigned.

A COMBINATION OF THE LISTED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE IS PREFERRED

 

Bachelor's degree in Bakery Science, Food Science or related discipline.

Up to eight (8) years of ingredient NPD, ideally working with applications in the tortilla, flat breads, bread and roll and bakery goods area.

Strong oral and written communication skills.

Strong analytical, organizational and prioritizing skills.

PC, word processing and spreadsheet skills.

Excellent planning, organization and problem solving skills.

Ability to manage multiple tasks.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a customer focused environment.

Experience of working with customers / in a customer facing environment

Experience working for a manufacturer of bakery products or bakery ingredients in a NPD role.

Previous knowledge and experience of product development.

Project Management experience.

Spanish language is an advantage.

working conditions

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and talk, hear and smell. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is sometimes exposed to airborne particles and chemicals. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts.

other factors

Light travel.

 

 

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