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.
The position is
within the Meals Category Core Product Development group. This position
will provide a great opportunity to develop deep technical skills in the
Liquid Cheese sauce area of Mac & Cheese. This candidate will work to
develop the vision for the Process/Supply Chain of the future for Liquid
cheese sauce by exploring new technologies. The candidate will work closely
with the Cheese BU to align strategies and technologies for reformulation
Develop and Lead experimental plans for development
of formula and process design.
Conduct pilot plant and plant trials
Develop process design scope/capital recommendations
Lead qualification plans and implementation
Interface with multiple cross-functional/BU groups
(i.e. Plants, Engineering, Research, Consumer Sciences, Microbiology, as
well as outside vendors) to execute programs.
Develops a deep understanding of the manufacturing
processes and ingredient functionality.
The qualified candidate
would hold a BS or MS in Chemical Engineering, Food Science or related
engineering field and ideally 3+ years of product development or processing
Experience in cheese is highly desired.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and
ability to influence cross BU programs is critical.
Good understanding and technical curiosity for
product / process development and interactions.
Strong project execution and drive for results skills
Skilled in developing experimental plans and
interpreting results. Ability to create a strategic plan and pathways to
Lean Six Sigma green or black belt is desirable but
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.
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