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Product Developer - Dannon - White Plains, NY



Date: Sep 3, 2015

Location: White Plains, NY, US

Company: DANONE

Danone North America Inc, a subsidiary of Danone, is looking forProduct Developer-Dannon in United States (US) for White Plains

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.

We Have Something Special Inside, Do You?

Are you looking to join a growing global leader, in a category experiencing explosive growth and have a passion for driving rapid product innovation? Then The Dannon Company, Inc. is the place for you!

The Product Developer is responsible for developing, implementing and launching all projects within a product line that affect production (renovation, innovation or cost/quality projects). This position involves hands on bench work, pilot test work and related analytical tests, conducting and coordinating industrial tests in plants, assisting in industrial launches and management of projects. The candidate must be able to represent R&D interest within the company during all projects.

In this role you will be accountable for:

•Manage projects according to needs specified in GOOSE methodology. Act as R&D representative within each project team and ensure project follow up with the R&D project management tools: Forweb, Artemis, Petale...
•Develop formulations and processes while taking into account requirements of others functions such as Science/Claims, Regulatory and Quality.
•Design pilot trials, organize tasting sessions with Marketing, and draw conclusions and recommendations for next steps.
•Participate in consumer test design, organize sample production and ensure product quality follow up.
•Realize scale up / industrialization with Engineering and Manufacturing departments.
•Collaborate with suppliers to obtain best results for product development (brief suppliers and follow up on their progress)
•Participate as an R&D representative for product launch/start up by preparing all specifications related to product line (except packaging and fruits) and ensure that all documentation needed is available prior to start up.
•Propose and implement productivity projects for their product line.
•Manage a specific area of application for expertise within R&D (e.g. cultures, ingredients, R&D Project Management Tools, and Goose).
•Training/development of Research Technologist.
•Network with global R&D community to share in best practices.



Masters Degree in Food Science or closely related field
•2-4 years experience in a related field.
•Flexibility to travel (25%)
•Strong project management/organization skills
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Ability to work cross-functionally and able to train staff.
•Proficient in computer skills





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

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