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Associate Scientist Ice Cream (Job Number: 15000AWL) - Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Unposting Date

 : Jun-09-2015, 8:59:00 PM


 : Full-time

Primary Location

 : United States-New Jersey-Englewood Cliffs-Englewood Cliffs -800 Sylvan


 : Day Job


 : Research/Development


 : Yes, 15 % of the Time 



Associate Food Scientist Ice Cream


Job Summary
This 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 category

Key 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 projects.
• 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 products.
• 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%)

Key Requirements
• BS in Food Science or equivalent degree with 0-4 years experience must be fluent in English language (i.e. Verbal & Written)
• 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 timeline.
• Possess Creative thinking
• Understands Risk Management

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.



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