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R&D Technologist II - (161337) - Arden Hills, MN






Land O'Lakes Dairy Foods division is a leading marketer of a full line of diary-based consumer, foodservice and food ingredient proudcts across the United States.


Position Purpose:


Individual will provide technical support and leadership on the Dairy Foods Platform within the US retail and foodservice busineses at Land O'Lakes. 





Experience-Education (Required):

·         Associate's degree or higher in Food Science or related technical field.  Bachelor's degree preferred

·         2 years of relevant work experience

·         Knowledge of product / process interactions, manufacturing process, lab methodologies, and experimental design principles

Competencies-Skills (Required):

·         Organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects

·         Ability to travel 25%

·         Work collaboratively and cross functionally

·         Basic understanding in experimental and scientific approach

·         Strong communication / interpersonal skills

·         Ability to execute, communicate, and document technical work

·         Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint

Experience-Education (Preferred):

·         4 years of relevant work experience preferred


Competencies-Skills (Preferred):

·         Understanding of Food Science principles

·         Knowledge of food formulations and processes, ingredient functionality and the ability to develop flavor systems.

·         Curiosity and interest in food science and technology

·         Demonstrated teamwork skills

EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled.  Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Primary Location

: US-Minnesota-Arden Hills

Job Function

: Research and Development


: Supply Chain

Job Type

: New Grad


: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Posting

: Jul 28, 2016


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