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Japanese Bilingual R&D Assistant

Santa Fe Springs, CA, USA

Job Type

Full-Time; Direct-Hire

About the Role

Location: Santa Fe Springs, CA

Shift: Monday to Friday; 8:30am to 5:30pm + overtime (30minutes – 1 hour per day) Compensation: $19.00 - $24.00/HR (non-exempt) + benefits

Job duties include:

  • Product development (90%) and research (10%) at a food manufacturing facility

  • Develop new/improved version of products

  • Create recipes using database

  • Formulate multiple raw materials (weight, heat, blend, etc)

  • Draft/convert standards and manufacturing procedures for mass production based on prototype recipes; adjust such procedures from test runs

  • Carry out market research on both products and raw materials, including but not limited to effects, functions, pricing, new findings and market trends

  • Perform other duties when instructed, including lifting and moving raw material weighing 50lbs


  • Must be bilingual in Japanese/EnglishPast experience in food manufacturing preferred but entry level applicants are welcome

  • Must have strong interest in food and cooking/formulating methods

  • Ability to communicate with other department and members, valuing teamwork

  • Ability to think logically and problem solv


  • Ability to life and move raw materials weighing 50 lbs

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