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the Nellson team, and Become Part of Our Winning
Team of Professionals!
At Nellson, we invest in
highly talented people, and provide them with opportunities to continuously
learn and grow to realize their full potential.
Our state-of-the-art facilities, warehouses, and
corporate offices offer a knowledgeable and professional environment to
employees. By joining our performance-oriented team, you will be able to
put your expertise to use and positively impact many groups across our
We currently have an exciting opportunity on the Nellson team! We are seeking an energetic and results
oriented R&D Scientist to provide effective and functional technical
support and leadership within the current R&D organization.
The R&D Scientist will provide data based technical
leadership for innovation and product development from ideation to
commercialization, utilizing standard best practices and procedures with
hands on scale up and commercialization support. Team with cross-functional
disciplines to accomplish project goals
Essential Duties & Responsibilities include:
- Development of commercially
successful and innovative new products for the bar business.
- Develop an effective
relationship and work closely with the Sales, Operations, and Nellson customers.
- Provide leadership to ideate
and develop innovative products and platforms via formulation and/or
process driven technologies using customer/marketing insights and
- Effectively present new
products and technical support to Nellson
- Gain full command of process
systems for effective and sustainable product commercialization and
apply product development processes to ensure formulation robustness
- Provide technical leadership on
product transfers from other processing locations for maximizing
schedule flexibility, efficiency and lowest cost production.
- Capture and analyze key process
data to determine and communicate key process variables and execute
corrective action steps.
- Identify and track time bound
goals and metrics related to efficacy of PLM (Product Lifecycle
Management) as it relates to commercialization and on-going
- Provide leadership and
direction for new equipment testing protocol, process design, and
sensory and product testing for new products/processes.
- Assist R&D project Leaders
in completing development and commercialization of new products.
- Develop a network of outside
contacts such as customers, vendors, consultants and educators.
- Performs other related duties
- Requires a minimum of 3-5 years
of experience in the food or nutritional supplement industry.
- Requires a four
year college or university degree or its equivalent in Food
Engineering Sciences, Food Science or other relevant science degree.
- Knowledge and Experience with
Design of Experiment (DOE) techniques.
- Knowledge and Experience with
Six Sigma a plus.
Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills for
trouble shooting and expanding current equipment capital for developing new
product forms and formats. Knowledge and practical experience with shelf
stable water activity controlled food products and/or functional foods
product development, processing equipment and techniques and regulatory
requirements. Good communication skills, both written and verbal A firm
foundation in food engineering and food science is required.
Nellson is the only full-service bar and powder nutrition provider,
but we are also something more. We are committed to moving nutrition
forward and making an impact within the nutrition industry. We consider it
our privilege to make nutritious, safe products that enhance our customers'
business and their consumers' lives.
Nellson is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment
decisions without regard to race, gender, disability, or protected veteran
status. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.