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Food Scientist - Parsippany, NJ  (17704)

 

Req ID: 17704 
Location: Parsippany, NJ 07054

 

We are the maker, marketer and distributor of branded food products that have been American favorites for decades. Our employees located in more than 20 offices and plants across North America rally around our mission, Reinvigorating Iconic Brands. We work to transform our brands to be more profitable for our customers and more enjoyable for our consumers.

 

At Pinnacle Foods, every employee has the opportunity to make an impact—from marketing and research & development, to manufacturing, finance and sales—each function plays a critical role in our success. By living our values of trust, candor and ownership we create great relationships that help us deliver results and drive meaningful change for our brands and business.

 

Get to know us at www.pinnaclefoods.com/careers


SCOPE OF POSITION:
The Food Scientist is responsible for performing product development work to meet project objectives supporting innovation, renovation, and brand maintenance initiatives within our Regional & Propriety Brands.  May be asked to perform multiple, simultaneous projects.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Include the following, other duties may be assigned.
• Execute tests using recognized procedures.
• Interpret results and translate to possible solutions.
• Collaborate with procurement, suppliers, marketing, and plant.
• Learn and utilize the on-line specification system.
• Maintain accurate and complete records.
• Develop product development skills.
• Demonstrates a working knowledge of plant processes and facilities.
• Build and develop relationship with cross functional teams

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
None

 

CAPABILITIES:
• Demonstrate technical competence.
• Demonstrate creative problem solving skills.
• Good time management skills.
• Ability to interact with others in manufacturing, lab, and office environment.

 

SKILLS/PROFICIENCIES:
• Computer skills that include Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
• Basic understanding of the sciences.
• Basic knowledge and understanding of food recipes.
• Frequent travel (35%-70%).
• Ability to conduct testing in plant environment.
• Ability to lift up to 60 pounds.

 

EXPERIENCE:
• Minimum of 2-5 years experience working in a Food or CPG company considered a strong plus.
• Experience in retort, grains, meat and/or seafood preferred.

 

EDUCATION:
• BS/MS Food Science, Chemical Engineering or equivalent required.


Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer – qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national origin, age or any other legally protected basis.

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