Product Change Manager

Skjodt-Barrett Foods Inc, 5 Precidio Court,, Brampton, Ontario, Canada Req #299
Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Skjodt – Barrett Foods is a growing leader in the North American food industry, specializing in the supply of custom developed food solutions for the world’s leading retail food, foodservice and healthcare product manufacturers. Our products are enjoyed in peoples’ homes, when they dine out with their families, and when they need the important nutrition provided by the healthcare community. We support many of the brands that consumers reach for every day. We are a fast-paced business with international customers and continual challenge. We need smart, versatile people who can share their skills and energy with our team as we continue our success.
Leading a team of technical specialist’s, the Product Development Product Change Manager is responsible for mitigating the risk associated with material changes to commercialized products including documented risk assessments, specification reviews, product application testing and communicating recommended modifications to formula and processing parameters to optimize changes.  Further, this role will oversee the management of formulations in the commercial ERP, ensuring accuracy of formulation transition from Product Development to Commercial production in alignment with data governance strategies and change management principles for any updates.  

  • Coach and mentor team members to perform and grow in role and within the organization with a focus on SB Foods core values: We care, We communicate, We empower and We deliver
  • Use technical and problem solving skills to approach complex projects and prioritize workload based on business impact
  • With a keen focus on details, create process to connect formulation management with good data governance principles
  • Develop working relationships across Supply Chain Functions to ensure smooth transition of materials and formulations for production
  • Manage project timelines and be accountable for technical input to strategic sourcing initiatives

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science or related education
  • Ideally 5-10 years prior experience within the food industry with previous exposure to people management, New Product Development, Quality and ERPs (i.e. D365, SAP, etc…).
  • Familiarity with food manufacturing facilities, processes and documentation
  • Excellent English communication skills, both oral and written
  • Self starter who enjoys taking initiative and delivering results
  • Ability to drive clarity for their team to deliver results while being flexible and adaptable based on circumstance
  • Proven experience in managing and organizing multiple concurrent projects to a high degree of detail and with various stakeholders across the business
  • Strong competency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite of programs and comfort learning new systems 
  • Embraces, demonstrates, and upholds Skjodt-Barrett values of We Care, We Communicate, We Empower, We Deliver
We encourage all candidates who have the right mix of skills, abilities and a passion for learning and growing to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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  • Skjodt-Barrett Foods Inc, 5 Precidio Court,, Brampton, Ontario, Canada