R&D Specialist/ Kitchen Manager

US-CA-Commerce
4 months ago
# of Openings
1
CJ Foodville
Category
Other

Overview

CheilJedang (CJ) was founded in 1953 specializing in food products. Since then it has grown into a global lifestyle brand with a business portfolio built around the four sectors - Food & Food Service, Bio & Pharma, Entertainment & Media, and Shopping & Logistics. With over 55,000 employees around the world, CJ Group promotes healthier, happier and convenient living through its many products and services. For more information, please visit www.cjamerica.com.

CJ Foodville USA is an affiliate of CheilJedang and currently operates Tous les Jours, a French-Asian bakery business, that serves a unique selection of bakery goods and beverages made with high quality ingredients. With its vision of “Create the World of New Food Culture,” CJ Foodville has been focusing on expanding their market across the US since 2004, with their headquarters based in Commerce, CA. Right-out-of-the-oven freshness is essential for tasty baked goods, and Tous Les Jours stands behind the promise of baked goods made fresh daily. To learn more about the products, store locations, etc., please visit our website www.TLJUS.com.

Responsibilities

  • Innovate food based on trend and nutrition
  • Develop new products in our menu in the following: sandwiches, soups, breads, and desserts
  • Recommend modifications as needed to current existing products
  • Test and evaluate products for quality and other measurements needed for the business
  • Identification of any quality problems and recommend changes in quality standard where necessary.
  • Working with consultants on innovating new potential products for the brand. Testing new recipes in the test kitchens.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and 2 years of directly related experience
  • Associate's Degree and 4 years of directly related experience
  • High School Diploma / GED and 6 years of directly related experience
  • Prior bakery experience with knowledge of baking bread and cakes
  • 3+ years combined experience with food or ingredients and manufacturing experience.
  • Basic understanding of food production fundamentals

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual (Korean and English)
  • Prior bakery experience with knowledge of baking bread and cakes
  • 3+ years combined experience with food or ingredients and manufacturing experience.
  • Basic understanding of food production fundamentals

Benefits

  • Health Insurance options: PPO/HMO/ Health Savings Account Allowances up to $2400/year
  • Dental + Vision (with generous allowance amount per year)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Leave (short term 100% covered)
  • Lunch Allowances or free onsite lunch catering
  • Gym Reimbursements
  • Employee Discounts (40% off CJ products & services)
  • 401(k) 5% Match (no vesting period!)
  • Flexible Work Schedule Option
  • Paid Time Off (generous and increases by tier!)
  • Paid Family Leave (family care or volunteer trip)
  • Paid Maternity Leave (paid 100% for 12 weeks)
  • Paid Secondary Caregiver Leave (up to 2 weeks)
  • Paid Creative Leave (up to 2 weeks specified on years of service)
  • Paid Holidays (10 days)
  • Talent Sharing Opportunities
  • Employee Club Activities (movie, e-sports, book, sports activity club, etc.)

 

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