The Director - Product Development, Research and Food Science (Food Technologist) provides technical and scientific leadership for product development and quality support functions to assure safety and quality of all product sold at Sprouts. This individual monitors the quality of private label products and ensures Sprouts’ suppliers develop and commercialize products according to the company’s food safety, quality, and regulatory compliance requirements. The Director, Food Science, demonstrates the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety. This individual is the company leader on ingredient and ethical standards, and strategy, while utilizing knowledge of food ingredients, food science, and consumer marketing insights to identify products and formulas to meet customer and business product strategies, in partnership with merchandising. Further, the director measures, advises and enforces agreed upon execution of ingredient and ethical practices across all fresh, private label and branded products. The director also actively participates in innovation activities and contributes to the development of new product strategies and ideas.
In addition to a rewarding career, Sprouts offers a comprehensive program to help support you and your family. These programs include:
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If you have a passion for inspiring people and a flair for fresh food, consider applying for a job at Sprouts! With a focus on customer service, our neighborhood grocery stores offer high-quality, farm fresh produce, natural meats, plenty of scoop-your-own bulk goods and much more in a fun, friendly, old-fashioned farmer’s market setting. Come grow your career in healthy living with a fast-paced, rapidly growing company and teams that pride themselves on empowering others along their journey.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Sprouts’ management reserves the right to amend and change duties, responsibilities, and requirements to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.