Torani - South San Francisco, CA 94080
you dream of working for a CREATIVE and FUN company where your passion for
food and beverage product development and innovation can shine? A company
where your technical expertise, creativity and management skills impact not
just R&D, but our cross functional teams and our external partners?
Dream no more….
We are looking for a Food Scientist who THRIVES on the
excitement of innovating natural products and contributing to project teams
that are advancing the product portfolio.
YOU are an experienced and passionate senior food
scientist with a portfolio of successful launches. You thrive on working in
a collaborative and varied product development environment, taking new
product ideas from concept to commercialization. You get especially excited
about ferreting out and testing innovative ingredient solutions to create
delicious, natural, on-trend beverages and foods.
You’re the type of person who can move easily from
working on the R+D bench to conducting a strategic review of a product line
at a team meeting. You know the “recipe” to bring the right individuals
together and motivate them to achieve great results. Your “can do”
attitude, relationship-building talent, and engaging communication skills
make you an effective partner and project manager.
Look out a year from now: You’re being
recognized at our annual meeting as one of our most innovative
contributors. You’ve lead and developed an “out-of-the-box” formulation for
a new product line that exceeded expectations. Or you helped win an
industry innovation award for a product that completely wowed our
customers. You’re our product innovation hero!
SUCCESS FACTORS (FIRST 12-18 MONTHS):
New Products and Line Transformations: One to
two new innovative product lines are developed and commercialized at target
cost, on time and on “deliciousness”. You’ve delivered amazing,
customer-preferred, easy-to-use flavor with simple, natural ingredients.
Collaboration : Strong relationships are in place across the organization
and with external partners, as demonstrated by the successful, smooth
launch of new products and integrated ways of working with partner
Project Management :
Your project management excellence is evident through leadership and
fulfillment of your own product plans and timelines. You are a go-to
product development expert on other company project teams and your
organizational skills and follow-through are instrumental to their success.
Expertise : Has brought synergistic technical
expertise to enhance our capabilities, and has helped us deliver the more
natural, simple profiles that have expanded our product portfolio and grown
our new product business
Product Information Stewardship: An active part
of the team ensuring product data is collected, managed and shared with
integrity and completeness. Has a little fun along the way!
Bachelor’s in Food Science, bio, chemistry, or related
5-7 years’ experience in food or beverage product
Experience running product development projects from
concept to commercialization
Experience using a Large ERP system (i.e. Oracle, PLM,
Experience managing ingredient & product data in
Experience with formula documentation and costing
Experience using sensory & chemical testing to
validate product preferences
Previously working with HACCP Principles
Successfully managed projects with varying timelines
Experience leading cross-functional project teams
Located in the SF Bay area, or able to relocate at your
Eligible to work in the US without sponsorship?
Fluent in written & verbal English?
Proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook, and Powerpoint?
Worked with manufacturing in commercializing new
Experience in thermal processing and hot fill processes
Experience working with natural ingredients
Experience with beverage, sauce, or syrup product
Torani is one of the fastest growing and dynamic specialty food
companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. We have a massive pipeline of new
product introductions, and we constantly seek to improve our product
performance and consumer appeal. We’re the type of company that prides
itself on being 3 steps ahead of our closest competitor in terms of food
science expertise, creativity, and innovation. We are also recognized as
one of the most fun, friendly, and warm companies you’ll come across in
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