Associate Food Scientist
This position will have responsibility for supporting product and process
development projects leading to new or modified products as well as
product maintenance and cost improvement initiatives for the Savory Food
Key Duties and Responsibilities
A Food Scientist is expected to perform the following work activities as
part of cross-functional project teams:
Develop a broad range of food products using a variety of
resources to bring concepts to life.
Work closely with management and other group members
including global design centers for direction on projects.
Learn, understand and apply new or emerging technologies
to projects as the need arises.
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 and finished
Participate in scale-ups from pilot to factory with
adjustments, as needed, to processes and formulations.
Manage product transition from development into the supply
Support supply chain improvement and cost savings projects
including troubleshooting activities where product knowledge is needed.
Travel required (15-20%)
BS in Food Science or equivalent degree with 0-3 years
experience must be fluent in English language (i.e. Verbal &
Written).. Effective oral and written communication/documentation with
associates, other departments, and suppliers. Key listening skills
Interact effectively with Technical Services, Marketing, and
Manufacturing. Understand Operator/Consumer needs. Possess Creative
thinking Must be flexible and adaptable as new systems evolve and are
Unilever 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 Holidays.
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.