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Silver Hills R&D Systems Specialist in Abbotsford, British Columbia

Silver Hills started in 1989 with a mission to Empower, Educate, and Inspire People to Live Healthier Lives. We believe investing in your own health is the greatest gift you can give someone because when you are healthy, you will have more to share.

Joining our family means being part of a quickly growing community that is truly committed to delivering healthy, great tasting products that are made with care. The Silver Hills team gives you the opportunity to grow and contribute to a healthy and sustainable vision. If you are excited by the idea of sharing your passion for healthy and delicious food with like-minded individuals and bringing great tasting products to consumers across North America and beyond, we want to hear from you!

Silver Hills, manufacturer and marketer of Silver Hills Sprouted Bakery, Little Northern Bakehouse, and One Degree Organic Foods is looking for a R&D Systems Specialist to join the team.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a R&D Systems Specialist to join our R&D team! Reporting to the Director, R&D, the R&D Systems Specialist will be working with our awesome team of scientists to manage and maintain all document systems related to R&D.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to manipulate data and put your organizational skills and creativity to great use! The main challenge is making sure accuracy and organization are your priority, as they are critical for this position. This is primarily a systems role, however there will be opportunities to work on some development projects as well!

Here is who you are?

Drive & Motivation

  • You are health conscious and have values that align with Silver Hills

  • You have passion and aptitude for organizational systems/software

  • You are a scientist and want to apply your skills in a new and meaningful way

Character & Abilities

  • You are meticulous, analytical, and uber organized with your work

  • You are a math whiz and can manipulate formulas to derive data

  • You have a keen eye for detail and accuracy

  • You are an excellent communicator that can easily get along with different personalities

Knowledge & Skills

  • You have strong knowledge of Canadian and US food regulations

  • You have a solid understanding of the structure of food formulations

  • You have intermediate computer skills including MS Office, specifically Excel


  • You have a Degree or Diploma in Food Science or Technology, or a related discipline

  • You have at least 2 years of experience in the Food Industry

  • You have experience with Genesis or similar food analysis database

  • You have some experience with food documentation and labeling

Things you will do?

  • Manage and maintain formulations for all bakeries and co-packers

  • Manage and maintain Genesis nutrition database, generate new and revised nutrition facts panels

  • Generate, manage, and distribute technical data for finished products

  • Register and maintain products with the Whole Grains Council

  • Measure finished product to establish, confirm and document product specifications


  • May on occasion work evenings and weekends to accommodate production testing

Why join us?

We offer our team members many benefits to help them achieve their goals and support our company culture:

  • Opportunities for career growth and development

  • Competitive Healthcare Benefits Package

  • Profit Sharing and RRSP Matching

  • Free delicious and healthy bread

  • Fresh organic fruit delivered weekly

  • Fitness incentive fund to help you thrive

  • Friendly and supportive work environment and an ambitious team

  • Discounts at our retail store with a great selection of healthy organic products

  • Company social events focused around health, great tasting food and getting together as a team

How to apply

If you are interested in a position that will be a contributing part of something very new and exciting, please apply on our career page (https://silverhillsbakery.ca/careers/). This role will expire on June 14, 2019. Want to learn more about our mission and products? Please check us out on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Silver Hills is an inclusive employer and a firm believer of equal opportunity! We will make sure to provide accommodations requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process. Therefore, we encourage all qualifying candidates to apply and we look forward to reviewing your application!