Jiffy Job Postings

All postings are for positions at the Chelsea, Michigan based "JIFFY" Mix plant, unless noted otherwise.

R&D Manager

The R&D Manager position has two purposes: 1) Contributing baking mix formulation technical expertise, and 2) Coordinating the activities of the R&D effort at Chelsea Milling Company. First and foremost, this is a hands-on position. This person focuses on the effects of processes, equipment, and environment on ingredients and formulas. As a formulator, he/she understands and highlights the cause and effect of product/ingredient/process changes and identifies effective solutions. As manager, he/she collaborates with others on product development and improvement—leveraging emerging science and technology to meet the growth, quality and cost objectives of the business. Once direction is agreed upon, he/she organizes resources, processes, and people to execute initiatives successfully.

This position requires:

  • A four-year college degree in Food Science, Food Technology, Food Chemistry, Cereal Chemistry, Food Engineering, or a related field.
  • 10+ years of related experience in dry baking mix product development.
  • Experience translating customer insights and business challenges into technical solutions.
  • Experience facilitating the activities of an R&D Department in a food manufacturing environment.

Chelsea Milling Company engages an independent recruiting organization to forward us potentially qualified candidates for this and other positions. They are familiar with our requirements. We trust them to forward the most qualified people to us for consideration.

Please forward your resume to tparr@hollandsearch.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer.