Scientist Product Development DS2 - Chicago, IL
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- This position
is responsible for executing the new product development process from
concept to launch with peer and manager support. This role includes
translating consumer insights to scalable new products based on robust food
science principles. In addition, the associate product development
scientist provides supports maintenance activities of the existing
portfolio, and champions quality. and continuous improvement.
What are we looking for?
Degree in Food Science, Engineering or related scientific or technical
discipline and relevant intern experience.
- Knowledge of
food science fundamentals and application to the product development
capability to manage multiple priorities
- Ability to
work effectively in cross functional teams
- Strong written
and verbal communication skills
What would be your key responsibilities?
- Works closely
with other PDS on jointly resourced projects to learn the new product development
process from concept to full scale production
with R&D sub functions and cross functional team members to assist
in product expertise required to move ideas through the new product
with teams to understand and ensure product quality and food safety
requirements are defined and delivered through the completion of raw
material, finished product and quality specifications.
proper documentation (notebooks, written reports) and ensures proper
knowledge management for all projects and protection of intellectual
experience to become proficient in prototyping, pilot plant unit
operations and skills required to make all components of finished
products and build expertise to apply during scale up.
- Works to
develop a scientific understanding of confectionery specific raw
materials, their interactions and translation to shelf stable finished
- Works with
other Product Development Scientists to ensure project meets Mars
Quality Management Program requirements for the Design and Development
of New Products.
- Design and
develop new prototypes that combine scientific knowledge and consumer
insights into product attributes from benchtop through full scale
What can you expect from Mars?
opportunity to learn, develop and take charge of your own career.
- An industry
competitive salary and benefits package.
- To be
respected and valued.
- The Five
Principles at the centre of every decision we
opportunity to work cross functionally, add value and impact a better
world for generations to come.
If you’re passionate about our brands, a great strategic thinking, deliver
high quality decision and have a high drive for results, then we want to hear
from you. Click ‘apply’ in this position.