Product Development Specialist

Yogurtland

Paramount, California

Yogurtland
Hiring: Product Development Specialist
Salary: $70,000/yr.
Shift: Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm, some nights and weekends as needed
Location: Paramount, CA

As a Product Development Specialist, you’ll be the architect of exceptional frozen yogurt creations, guiding them from conceptualization to commercial success with precision and flair.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead product development from concept to launch, including testing, documentation, and regulatory compliance.
  • Conduct experiments, research innovations, and maintain detailed records.
  • Support product trials, store rollouts, and collaborate on training materials.
  • Evaluate and improve raw materials, processes, and existing products for quality and cost efficiency.

Requirements:

  • Must have culinary experience
  • Equipped with technical chef skills for creative flavored product development.
  • Proficient in analytical research, experimental design, and vendor negotiation.
  • Possesses technical knowledge of ingredient functionality, food chemistry, safety, and shelf-life stability.
  • Demonstrates strong organizational skills, clear communication, and ability to handle multiple projects with urgency.
  • Preference for experience in probiotics, beverages, bakery, cereals, fruits & nuts; holds a degree in Food Science or related field with 2 years of product development experience, basic understanding of GMPs and HACCP, and proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage: Comprehensive health benefits to ensure your well-being and peace of mind.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO): Enjoy allocated time off for vacations, personal days, and other activities, promoting work-life balance and rejuvenation.
  • 401k Retirement Plan: Access to a 401k retirement savings plan to help you build financial security for the future.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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