Factory Worker Food Product Developer


Are you a creative and passionate food scientist eager to shape the future of iconic Japanese snacks? Kameda Seika, the leading manufacturer of beloved snacks like “Kaki-no-tane” and “Happy Turn,” is seeking an innovative Food Product Developer to join our Global Technical Development team in Niigata, Japan.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Product Development: Lead the development of delicious and novel rice cracker and snack products, from concept to launch.
  • Formulation Expertise: Experiment with dough, seasonings, and packaging to create irresistible flavor combinations.
  • Factory Trials: Oversee trial production runs to ensure seamless transition from lab to market.
  • Quality Assurance: Define and maintain product standards to ensure consistent high quality.
  • Continuous Improvement: Enhance existing product lines in Japan and overseas.

Why Kameda Seika:

  • Industry Leader: Be part of a company with a rich history and a reputation for innovation.
  • Global Impact: Your creations will reach consumers in Japan and around the world.
  • Generous Compensation: Competitive salary (4-6.5M JPY) plus bonuses and benefits.
  • Relocation Support: We offer visa sponsorship and cover 80% of your housing costs.
  • Career Growth: This is a full-time opportunity with potential for advancement.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in a scientific field (biology, agriculture, or nutrition preferred).
  • English Proficiency: TOEIC score of 600+ preferred.
  • Japanese Language: Business-level Japanese (N2 or above) is required.
  • Valid Japanese Driver’s License: This is essential for our location.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the food industry, especially product development.

To Apply:

Submit your resume (履歴書) and CV (職務経歴書) in Japanese along with a cover letter highlighting your passion for food and innovation.

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