ABOUT KRAFT FOODS
Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: KRFT) is one of North Americaís largest consumer
packaged food and beverage companies, with annual revenues of more than $18
billion. With the spirit of a startup and the soul of a powerhouse,
Kraft has an unrivaled portfolio of products in the beverages, cheese,
refrigerated meals and grocery categories. The companyís iconic
brands include Kraft, Capri Sun, JELL-O, Kool-Aid, Lunchables, Maxwell
House, Oscar Mayer, Philadelphia, Planters and Velveeta. Kraftís 22,500
employees in the U.S. and Canada have a passion for making the foods and
beverages people love. Kraft is a member of the Standard & Poorís 500
and the NASDAQ-100 indices. For more information, visit
www.kraftfoodsgroup.com and www.facebook.com/kraft.
allows for the candidate to work across Jell-O (Dry Packaged Desserts,
Refrigerated Ready to Eat Desserts) on core business initiatives such as
productivity, brand maintenance, renovations, and line extensions.
While in this role, the candidate will lead product development for
specific areas of Jell-O and the subsequent commercialization
efforts. The individual will collaborate with other product and
process developers, coordinate with the cross-functional commercialization
team, and interact closely with procurement and operations.
position will afford the individual the opportunity to lead their own
product development projects from development through commercialization and
also gain exposure to a core function focusing on productivity, brand
maintenance, renovations, and product line extensions.
Key Benefits to the Candidate
Gain experience in dry powder product development and
functional ingredients used in DPD systems
Gain experience in product development of thermally
processed and low acid systems
Exposure to key productivity initiatives based on
Grow commercialization proficiency in desserts- dry
mix and aseptically processed
Become knowledgeable of and involved in DPD and RTE
Build perspective on product/process issues that
arise during daily manufacturing, learn how to not only address issue, but
develop to prevent them
The candidate will independently lead product
development projects from formulation through scale up and start up.
Support extended cross functional team on initiatives
to ensure speed to market.
Act as a R&D point person for the manufacturing
plant and assist plant Operations with trouble shooting, design and/or product
quality related issues. Support general brand maintenance needs.
BS/MS in Food Science or Chemical Engineering
At least 3 years of experience with R&D product
development in a CPG company (with Kraft or other Food & Beverage
At least one year of development experience with
products which require both formulation and process to create.
Self-Motivated by problem solving and inherient curiosity to understand how things work.
Ability to work effectively in a team and with others
Strong technical skills in food science
Ability to handle complex assignments on aggressive
Excellent verbal, written, and oral communication
Executional excellence, personal leadership and
customer focus a must
Ability to learn new products and processes quickly
Kraft Foods Group, Inc. is an equal employment
employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to
minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. As an equal
opportunity employer, Kraft Foods Group, Inc. is committed to a diverse and
inclusive workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for
individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the
Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americanís
with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the
job application process may contact 847 646-6044 for assistance.