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Associate Scientist – Product Development-1401625 Tarrytown, NY

Description

 

Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: KRFT) is one of North America’s 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 company’s iconic brands include Kraft, Capri Sun, JELL-O, Kool-Aid, Lunchables, Maxwell House, Oscar Mayer, Philadelphia, Planters and Velveeta.  Kraft’s 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 & Poor’s 500 and the NASDAQ-100 indices.  For more information, visit www.kraftfoodsgroup.com and www.facebook.com/kraft.

 

This position provides opportunities to lead product development initiatives for the commercialization of new products in the Refreshment Beverages category. Project opportunities allow this individual to leverage their technical leadership through direct interaction with R&D experts/peers, Marketing, Quality, Operations, Sales and other cross-functional members. Additional responsibilities to include:

·        Develop and implement new product launches from concept to commercialization

·        Optimize product quality and cost

·        Plan and execute experiments and summarize results

·        Lead/support project teams as a technical resource

·        Assist in scoping and facilitating business opportunities

·        Collaborate with business teams to execute initiatives including innovation, strategy & brand maintenance

·        Implement consumer tests in conjunction with Consumer Sciences team

·        Develop and manage deliverables to achieve R&D timelines

·        Create and manage product specifications

·        Design and conduct plant trials

·        Maintain technical documentation

Qualifications

 

·        B.S in Food Science or related field with 1 - 2 years experience in product development

·        Willing to travel 20%

·        Strong verbal and written communication skills

·        Highly motivated

·        Ability to multi-task complex projects

·        Basic understanding of ingredient functionality/interactions

·        Ability to work effectively in a team environment

·        Beverages experience preferred but not mandatory

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 American’s with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 847 646-6044 for assistance.

 

Job

 : Research & Development

Primary Location

 : NA-US-NY-Tarrytown

Kraft Foods Group is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

Kraft provides reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  Applicants who need accommodation in the job application process should contact 847-646-6044 to request assistance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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