Job Opportunity at Pecan Deluxe

Job Description – Product Developer


Product Developer


The Product Developer (PD) is directly involved in and monitors the development of new products from concept through launch, including 1) idea generation, 2) bench-top formulation, 3) pilot plant assessment of process feasibility and 4) final commercialization. The PD develops products designed to minimize food safety & quality issues while delivering products that meet the customers’ expectations. The PD is also involved in the refinement and improvement of existing products.

Job Duties

  • Develop and document the creation of new products.
    • Prepare product formulations, ingredient specifications, and process specifications.
  • Improve existing products.
  • Source new raw materials.
  • Manage production and testing on new products.
  • Participate on cross-functional teams to assure timely accomplishment of customer requirements.
  • Maintain SQF records and documents.
  • Communicate with sales team and customers to define their needs.
  • Fill assigned sample requests and follow-up with customers.
  • Work with sales force to develop new product ideas.
  • Assist in developing and preparing presentations.
  • Conduct research on new technologies.


  • BS or higher degree in Food Science or appropriate technical field.
  • At least 2 years of work experience in the Food Industry required.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Ability to successfully interact with customers, sales force, and production staff.
  • Ability to successfully interact with R&D peers and technicians.
  • Computer skills required to successfully implement and complete project requirements.
  • Demonstrated math skills are required.
  • Must be a self-starter.
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