Product Development Technologist - General Mills
Job Number: 5374
Location(s): Minneapolis, MN
Food. Purpose. You.
We serve the world by making food
people love. As one of the world’s leading food companies, General
Mills believes that food should make us better. Food brings us joy and
nourishes our lives, connecting us to each other and the earth.
General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100
consumer brands, including Cheerios, Häagen-Dazs,
Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Old El Paso, Yoplait and more.
Headquartered in Minneapolis, General Mills had global net sales of US$16.6
billion during fiscal 2016.
We seek out the best talent, provide them with rich development resources,
support, and the chance to lead something big. Choosing a career with
General Mills means joining a company where you can make a difference in
the lives of millions of people. There is tremendous opportunity here for
individuals who are leaders, innovators, and want to be part of a company
that serves the world by making food people love.
Opportunity to join General
Mills’ Snacks Innovation team. This position will focus on delivering
innovative products for new categories in the natural and organic space.
Bench-top and pilot plant formulation and
Translating consumer need into product ideas
Scaling of product with external manufacturers
Operation of various small equipment
Analytical submissions, storage tests, etc
Procurement and management of ingredients, including contacting
suppliers and sourcing
Organization of laboratory, equipment, and products
Coordination of experiments and trials with internal and external
Preparation of product for consumer testing, internal and external
Bachelor’s Degree; Food Science degree preferred
2+ yrs experience in product development
Strong collaboration with cross-functional team members
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Ability to apply consumer insights to remarkable new product design
Strong organizational and leadership skills
Strong networking skills
Capable of designing experiments and analyzing data
Able to perform basic analytical tests such as viscosity, pH,
Proficient computer skills desirable – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc….
Excellent written, oral communication and interpersonal skills
General Mills is
not offering relocation assistance for this position at this time.