Scientist Ice Cream
position will have responsibility for supporting product and process
development for ice cream leading to new or modified products as well as
product maintenance and cost improvement initiatives for the Refreshment
Duties and Responsibilities
An Associate Food Scientist is expected to perform the following work
activities as part of cross-functional project teams:
Develop ice cream products using a variety of resources to bring
concepts to life.
Work closely with technical and cross functional team members on
Demonstrate ability to analyze technical data, anticipate project
next-steps, and evaluate options.
Gather and submit safety clearance information.
Develop specifications for new raw materials, formulations, and finished
Participate in scale-ups from lab-scale to pilot scale to factory with
adjustments, as needed, to processes and formulations.
Manage product transition from development into the supply chain.
Support supply chain improvement, cost savings, and complexity
reduction projects including troubleshooting activities where product
knowledge is needed.
Travel required (10-20%)
BS in Food Science or equivalent degree with 0-4 years
experience must be fluent in English language (i.e. Verbal &
Effective oral and written communication/documentation with associates,
other departments, and suppliers.
Highly motivated, self starter and adaptable
to learn new technology and processes
Ability to identify and recommend solutions
Ability to multi task
Ability to understand and evaluate the effect of ingredients and
processes on finished product attributes.
Assuming responsibility to carry specific project goals from inception
to completion of the project.
Ability to work under pressure in order to meet defined project
Possess Creative thinking
Understands Risk Management
offers a competitive compensation package which includes: Medical &
Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses, domestic
partners & children; Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care,
Retirement & Savings Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Vacation and
Please note: as part of the job
application, you will be asked to complete pre-screening questions.
Completion of the pre-screening questions is mandatory in order to be
considered. Please allow yourself plenty of time to complete both the
application and pre-screening questions. If the pre-screening questions
are partially answered or not at all, it will adversely affect the
progress of your application. Please be aware that you will have to
complete the pre-screening questions at once as you will be unable to
return to it later.
Employment is subject to verification
of pre-employment drug-screening results and background investigation.