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Specialist, Product Development - RES00038
- Pernod Ricard USA
- Research & Development
Position Title: Specialist, Product Development
Position Location: Fort Smith, Arkansas
Position Summary: The Product Development Specialist position is responsible for Assisting the Product Development group with projects in the areas of new product development and optimization, which will focus on customer satisfaction and ingredient processing. Assisting in commercialization of new products and responsible for all current product maintenance. Maintaining safe, orderly, and clean product development laboratories and workspaces that conforming to all regulatory requirements and generally accepted GMP guidelines.
Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities:
¡¤ Assist in the development of products that satisfy customer expectations, comply with government regulations and will be taxed at the lowest possible US Federal Excise Tax rate. Optimization of current products projects
¡¤ Generate accurate formula spreadsheets, and initial product specifications for products developed. Including filtration requirements
¡¤ Maintain shelf-life study equipment, and conduct and report results of storage study investigations
¡¤ Satisfy USA TTB sample log and reporting requirements
¡¤ Commercialization of new products
Nature & Scope: Position typically works with managers and employees at all levels of the company, as well as substantial contacts with key vendors. Requires strong knowledge of product development, regulatory guidelines, ingredient mixing and standards. Communication will include contacts within and outside the company, including critical relationships with key vendors. Position has accountability for research related to small batches/new materials. Position also requires experience and exposure to multiple cultures and global team projects.
Education: Required – Bachelor¡¯s Degree; Food Science/Chemistry/Engineering; Preferred – Master¡¯s Degree; Food Science/Chemistry
Experience / Background: Requires minimum 1 year of experience in a similar work environment
Required Skills/Competencies: Food/Beverage Chemistry and Analysis; Spirits Technology and Science; Microbiology, Sensory Science, ISO 9000, 22000 Knowledge, Instrument Analysis, Filtration, Strong interpersonal/Influencing/Problem Solving Skills.
Working Conditions: Physical/Skilled Labor: Work is performed in a general production area and/or office environment with regular demands for moving, lifting/carrying/lowering up to 50 pounds, standing, walking, climbing, and pushing. Normal visual, hearing and language acuity required for correspondence and computer usage.
Estimate: 5% of time
Who are we?
Pernod Ricard USA is the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S. The company's leading spirits and wines include such prestigious brands as ABSOLUT¢ç Vodka, Chivas Regal¢ç Scotch Whisky, The Glenlivet¢ç Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Jameson¢ç Irish Whiskey, Malibu¢ç, Kahlúa¢ç Liqueur, Beefeater¢ç Gin, and Avión¢â Tequila (through a joint venture with Tequila Avión); such superior wines as Jacob's Creek¢ç and Brancott Estate¢ç; and such exquisite champagnes and sparkling wines as Perrier-Jouët¢ç Champagne, G.H. Mumm¢â Champagne and Mumm Napa¢ç sparkling wines. Learn more about our history, values, strategies and organization by visiting us at http://www.pernod-ricard-usa.com/
Working at Pernod Ricard
Pernod Ricard USA offers competitive compensation, performance bonuses and domestic & international career development opportunities.
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