R&D Scientist – Beverage
– Savannah, GA
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We are Kerry.
The Taste & Nutrition Company. We make products people enjoy and feel
better about. And, we are growing. We need talented, passionate people who
want to help us make the business better. People who expect better from
themselves. People who care about delivering better for customers, their
colleagues, the company and their own career. People who take pride in paving
new paths to lead the business forward. We need great people who want to do
great things. People like you, perhaps.
you are high energy, self-motivated, creative, collaborative, and enjoy
executing against the demands of a fast-paced high growth organization, then
consider joining our team to help drive your career and Kerry forward. Learn more and/or apply
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orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected
veteran status or other characteristics.
- Conduct research
including new product research, novel technology and the development of
- Develop new and
improved methods and systems for food processing, production, quality
control and packaging.
- Work in pilot
plant and support production scale ups and commercialization (support
RD&A and Plant Operation for successful commercialization with
- Work with
various plant groups (QA, Engineering, Processing / Packaging, etc,) to identify and assist in implementing key
areas for production improvement and cost savings projects.
- Engage with
Kerry production facilities (as primary R&D lead in Savannah plant,)
and other beverage plants for supporting commercialization by impacting
production efficiency, enhancing product quality, and help improve
- Work with cross
functional groups to optimize the strengths of Kerry and deliver the
best Taste and Nutrition experience for our customers
technical buildup of new business segments utilizing various beverage
technologies and with multi-disciplines expertise both internally and
- Develop and
protect Intellectual Property by documenting research notes.
- Study methods to
improve quality of foods such as flavor, color, texture, nutritional
value, convenience, or physical, chemical, and microbiological
composition of foods
- Employ efficient
time management skills and manage project timelines to meet customer needs
- Must be able to
taste and smell chemicals, flavors and food products.
- Must be able to
stand for long periods of time in a laboratory setting and lift 50
- Excellent verbal
and written communication skills.
- Must work well
in teams & flexible in taking on project assignments (short and long
- 1+ years of experience in food
- BS in Food
Science/Engineering/related science or engineering field from an
- Internship in related field or
applicable food processing technology and statistical process experience
- Strong background in food
chemistry, sensory, microbiology, food packaging systems and food
- Product development experience
& beverage (aseptic) experience (preferred)
- Ability to drive continuous
improvement and change management initiatives.
- Problem solving skills
- Ability to work with
cross-functional teams at multi levels within the organization.
- Excellent interpersonal, communication
- Accepts feedback