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Analytical Services Associate in Greenwich, CT at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 7/4/2020

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    Greenwich, CT
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    1-3 years
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Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 32 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (“BBUSA”) includes BBUSA and its subsidiaries and affiliated entities, including, but not limited to, Wholesome Harvest Baking, East Balt, and Acelerada. BBUSA employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more – the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

The Analytical Services Associate performs day to day activities of the BBU analytical services laboratory. This includes coordinating internal lab testing of ingredients, finished products, shelf life studies, writing/revising ingredient specifications and laboratory/department SOPs and the maintenance of all lab equipment. This position reports to the Senior Manager Analytical Services.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs laboratory experiments utilizing standard techniques and equipment.
  • Processes, organizes and summarizes data, reporting experiment results using a variety of scientific, word processing, spreadsheet or statistical software applications or program platforms.
  • Assists in the design of laboratory experiments, techniques and protocols.
  • Performs related laboratory maintenance such as maintaining and cleaning equipment and ordering supplies.
  • Interacts with other BBU departments and suppliers as required.
  • Author’s and revises raw material specifications and laboratory/department SOPs.
  • Coordinates outside testing of raw ingredients and finished products.
  • Respond to consumer inquires with respect to ingredient questions.
  • Gathers necessary documentation (vendor spec, allergen, nutritional analysis, etc.) from suppliers as part of the supplier approval process. 
  • May instruct other staff and students in basic laboratory techniques.
  • Schedules and interacts in vendor meetings. 
  • Processes orders or invoices for payment.

Job Requirements

  • 2 – 5 years experience in the food/chemical industry.
  • Bachelor’s degree, science related field preferred.
  •  2 years analytical/microbiology experience.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Well organized and detail oriented.
  • Approximately 10% travel required.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.