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Product Developer-Stonyfield - Londonderry NH



Date: Sep 3, 2015

Location: Londonderry Nh, US

Company: DANONE

Stonyfield, a subsidiary of Danone, is looking forProduct Developer-Stonyfield in United States (US) for Londonderry Nh

Danone is a global food company holding top positions in healthy food through its four businesses: Fresh Dairy Products, Early Life Nutrition, Waters, and Medical Nutrition. Its mission, bringing health through food to as many people as possible, embodies commitment to human progress and business success. It gives meaning to the work of our 100,000 Danoners worldwide on an everyday basis.
For passionate people looking for autonomy and exciting career opportunities, Danone truly has something special inside.

This position is responsible for leading R&D projects including developing product formulas, processing procedures and specifications for new products, product and process improvements, and cost reductions in order to achieve business objectives. The position also provides technical support to all Stonyfield departments as well as external vendors, co-packers and customers.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Lead the Technical Development Process for all assigned projects, from initial planning through commercialization.
Ensure the objectives, scope and parameters of the project are clearly defined and communicated
Use scientific approach to plan experiments, analyse data, formulate and test hypotheses.
Obtain and utilize deep technical understanding of all aspects of assigned projects.
Facilitate project execution by working with Lab Technician and cross-functional teams.
Communicate progress and provide recommendations.
Anticipate challenges and elevate issues as needed.
Collaborate with internal and external resources.
Plan and lead production trials (some travel required).
Serve as a technical resource for the company
Participate with continuous improvement efforts as required.
Assist with trouble shooting on ingredients, finished products and processing issues.
Provide additional technical support as requested.
Manage and optimize processes
Implement consistent systems, processes and procedures and ensure that they are followed at all times.
Proactively and creatively drive efforts to enhance efficiency and processes throughout the department.
Professional Development
Create and follow-through on an annual individual development plan focused at improving performance in current role and developing for future opportunities.
Continually expand and strengthen technical knowledge.
Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's or Masters of Science required
Strong understanding of scientific methodology
Solid technical knowledge of food science
5+ years applicable work experience, including experience working with Greek yogurt
Product development experience required
Familiarity with a manufacturing environment preferred
Supervisory experience preferred
Self-motivated with a high level of responsibility and professionalism
Proven ability to successfully lead in a collaborative team environment
Excellent time management and prioritization skills with a proven ability to handle multiple projects with conflicting deadlines
Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing priorities
Strong business acumen
Demonstrated creativity
Ability to follow direction and work independently
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong math, computer and logic skills
Excellent organization skills
Meticulous record keeping skills
Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines within specified time constraints
Ability to operate in a team environment
Ability to adapt in a changing work environment

For more information about Danone, its people and its business, please visit We have something special inside, do you?

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