Associate Food Scientist Orlando,
Greater Orlando Area
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Food Scientist position in Juice Product Development, to work with the
Innovation Manger and internal partners to ideate, define, and develop juice
and fruit-based prototypes for global markets. Scientist will work
cross-functionally with relevant team members to deliver high quality, safe
and cost effective products that deliver against consumer needs and market
trends. Role requires hands-on development and application of
scientific principles with consumer input to create optimum business propositions.
Conduct prototype development to define and refine innovation concepts.
Perform chemical analyses using instrumental methods in order to determine
the composition of samples. Record data from analyses or experiments in a
computer, log book or laboratory notebook. Prepare samples and sampling plan
for ingredients, intermediate or finished products, or other materials in
order to perform analyses (e.g., chemical, physical, sensory,
microbiological). Design, develop, conduct and/or review experiments (e.g., laboratory
or process experiments) in order to deliver new products; evaluate
ingredient, product or packaging safety, efficacy or claims; or evaluate new
ingredients, materials, products or processes. Identify, research and
evaluate new developments or trends in beverage-related industries,
technologies or materials (e.g., packaging, equipment, products, processes)
using various methods (e.g., scanning databases, tracking market trends,
software) in order to recommend new courses of action.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Food Science,
Chemistry, or a related discipline
Related Work Experience: At least 5 years of work experience
Drive Innovation: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new
ideas that help sustain our business (encompassing everything from continuous
improvement to new product and package innovation).
Collaborate with System, Customers, and other Stakeholders: Develop and
leverage relationships with stakeholders to appropriately stretch and impact
the System (Company and Bottler).
Act like an Owner: Deliver results, creating value for our brands, our
System, our customers and key stakeholders.
Inspire Others: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision,
demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe
anything is possible.
Develop Self and Others: Develop self and support others development
to achieve full potential.
Basic Project Management: Knowledge of project management principles and the
ability to apply those principles, tools and techniques to develop/plan,
manage or execute projects or workplans to ensure
successful completion (e.g., on time, within budget).
Product Development: Ability to
envision, formulate, and produce complex, functional beverages on a lab
scale. Ability to assess product stability, identify
attributes of concern, and adjust formulations accordingly.
Protect Proprietary IP: Ability to
recognize and protect proprietary information as it relates to innovation
concepts, scientific data, formulas and ingredients.
Basic Inorganic Chemistry: General
knowledge of the composition,
structure and properties of inorganic substances needed to understand
inorganic ingredients (e.g., acidulants, oxygen,
water, buffers) used
in Company products and in research on stability of ingredients.
Basic Microbiology: Basic knowledge
of food and water microbiology
used to make judgments about the safety of ingredients, beverages,
manufacturing techniques, packaging and storage conditions.
Basic Nutrition: Knowledge of basic
nutrition concepts and definitions
involved in basic nutritional labeling.
Honesty and integrity have always been cornerstone values of The Coca-Cola
Company. Our passion for people of integrity mirrors our spirited drive for
total quality in our brands. These and other elements allow the company to
sustain strategic practices and drive business performance. The Personnel
Integrity Assurance Program is another step toward making The Coca-Cola
Company the premier workplace. This process includes a pre-employment
background investigation that applies to all applicants
employees and contractors of the company. The scope of this inquiry may cover
such elements as education employment history a criminal history check
reference checks and a pre-employment drug screen. Designated countries or
sensitive positions within the company may have more stringent standards.
At The Coca-Cola Company you can cultivate your career in a challenging and
dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of
nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a day.
Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is known and
respected throughout the world.
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Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or
applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin,
religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as
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