Product & Process Innovation Engineer in Scarborough at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

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Product & Process Innovation Engineer – Food Manufacturing

Apex Life Sciences is currently searching for a Product & Process Innovation Engineer for a permanent role in the food industry. Our client is an innovative partner that provides product solutions to food industry clients. They are based in East Toronto (Scarborough, ON). This person will be working specifically in the Food R&D department, looking to commercialize new products, optimize processes and increase process efficiency.

Candidates with a P.Eng designation are desired.


  • Oversees several small engineering projects related to process improvement and product innovation
  • Meets project objectives, efficiently utilizes resources, controls timelines and maintain budgets
  • Provides detailed recommendations for commercialization of new products, processes, or technologies
  • Provides technical assistance and evaluates process equipment and/or materials
  • Maintains good laboratory records, analyses and interprets data
  • Prepares technical and process engineering reports
  • Prepares documentation required for patent generation and project reviews
  • Provides detailed processing parameters during commissioning of new equipment
  • Updates procedures for manufacturing and educates operations personnel for commercial implementation
  • Provides direction and technical assistant to team members
  • Participates in the strategic planning process
  • Proposes original ideas and strategies pertaining to innovation/research projects and/or solutions to moderately complex manufacturing problems
  • Maintains industry knowledge and keeps abreast of new innovations in the industry
  • Participates in preparing capital expenditure reports and contributes to the development of yearly budgets


  • Have a working knowledge of food manufacturing, food regulations & food safety
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Applied Science or its equivalent
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in the food/beverage manufacturing industry
  • Product Launch experience, Process Innovation experience
  • Experience with scale-up and R&D projects
  • P.Eng designation (preferred)


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