Scientist, R&D – Frozen - Warrendale, PA
Kraft Heinz Company
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Role / Title
This role on the R&D
Team provides subject matter expertise to the routing and approval of
ingredient specifications required for projects within one or more of our North
American businesses. The candidate will be working closely with
cross-functional teams to ensure a high level of specification data quality,
and adherence to defined business rules, while meeting commercialization
timelines. This candidate should have a proven record of executing projects
and driving results. Proven communication, teamwork skills and attention to
detail are essential in this role. This position requires an individual to
manage multiple assignments/tasks concurrently and demonstrate the ability to
complete work with minimal guidance.
Key Components of the role
- Creation of ingredient
specifications based on established guidelines to support R&D
- Manage reporting and processing
of specification requests.
- Coordinate with cross
functional team members to expedite approvals.
- Implement updates due to
internal or external change requests.
- Collect and manage all required
supporting documentation into a centralized management system.
- Resolve technical problems
through continuous collaboration with suppliers and cross functional
- Identify process improvement
opportunities within the specification approval process.
- Bachelors degree in Food Science or
related field and/or experience in a Food Science or related field
- Moderate production and
processing knowledge in food science or related industry.
- Strong computer and computer
- Strong communication skills,
analytical and technical skills.
- Critical thinking and problem
solving; attention to detail and organization.
- Time management: managing one's
own time and the time of others.
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