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SBK Bakery & RTE Development Coordinator - 1st Shift

Location: Sheetz Corporate - Claysburg, PA

 

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION:

Responsible for assisting the Bakery Development Manager in the development of SBK Baked goods and SBK Ready to Eat products which lead to growth and profitability for the Sheetz Brand.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)
  1. Effectively communicate with purchasing, marketing, R&D, QA, production, and brand departments, management teams, and corporate office departments to ensure accuracy of culinary information.
  2. Work cooperatively with SBK Teams to troubleshoot potential production pitfalls. Ensuring adherence to finished product specifications and SOP’s.
  3. Serve as a Technical Bakery Resource for new and existing lines, managing and documenting all new Bakery and RTE products from ideation to market.
  4. Assist scale-up of all products from bench top to full scale production.
  5. Validate written product specifications and operational procedures for the SBK. Responsible for tracking and up keep of R&D documentation for the SBK.
  6. Work cooperatively with purchasing, production, and vendors to identify opportunities to extend product shelf life, to improve product quality, and/or to reduce product costs.
  7. Coordinate organoleptic product shelf life studies and work cooperatively with the QA and marketing departments to determine SBK product shelf life.
  8. Track food industry product development and processing trends and apply findings to improve overall product quality, consistency, and consumer acceptability.

REQUIREMENTS: (Equivalent combinations of education, licenses, certifications and/or experience may be considered)

Education
  • Associate’s degree in culinary related field required
  • Bachelor’s degree in culinary related field preferred
Experience
    Minimum of 5 years in food service manufacturing and management experience required
Licenses/Certifications
    Servesafe certification
Tools & Equipment
    Kitchen & Bakery equipment/utensils; Production Lines; Packaging Lines

 

ABOUT SHEETZ
Sheetz, Inc. is a fast-growing, family-owned, food/convenience company that has been in business since 1952. Sheetz has over 600 locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina.


Our mission at Sheetz has been to meet the needs of customers on the go. Of course, things have changed over those nearly 70 years. Life is faster and busier, and customers expect us to be there when they need us most. One thing that hasn't changed is our commitment to our customers, our employees and the communities in which we operate. Sheetz donates millions of dollars every year to the charities it holds dear.


Nearest Major Market: Altoona
Nearest Secondary Market: Johnstown

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