Developer – Stonyfield
Danone – Londonderry, NH
Date: Nov 13, 2016
Location: Londonderry Nh, NH, US
a subsidiary of Danone, is looking for a Product Developer - Stonyfield in
the United States (US) for Londonderry Nh
Danone is a global
food company holding top positions in healthy food through its four
businesses: Fresh Dairy Products, Early Life Nutrition, Waters, and Medical
Nutrition. Its mission, bringing health through food to as many people as
possible, embodies commitment to human progress and business success. It
gives meaning to the work of our 100,000 Danoners
worldwide on an everyday basis.
For passionate people looking for autonomy and exciting career opportunities,
Danone truly has something special inside.
Stonyfield got its start as an organic farming school so we
were committed to healthy food, healthy people and a healthy planet even
before we became yogurt makers. Over 30 years have since passed, but our
mission remains the same. As the leading organic yogurt maker, we obsess over
everything we put into our delicious yogurts, smoothies, milk and frozen
yogurt, and everything we keep out. By saying no to toxic persistent
pesticides, artificial hormones, antibiotics and GMOs, we say yes to healthy
organic food. It’s just real food, made simply.
The Product Developer is responsible for defining with marketing product
brief based on consumer and market understanding, designing product and
process, insuring first time right implementation in factories and for launch
follow up (renovation, innovation or cost/quality projects). This position
involves strong interactions with internal cross functional team and external
suppliers, hands on bench and analytical work, pilot plant work, managing
formula cost and specifications (ingredients and product & process),
conducting and coordinating industrial tests in plants, and assisting in
industrial start-ups of new and improved products. The candidate must be able
to represent R&D interest within the company during all projects.
§ Managing projects according STAGE GATE
§ Act as R&D driver on product
attributes definition vs consumer expectations as well as technical solutions
within each project team
§ Develop formulations and processes to
deliver on consumer expectations, within project food safety, costs and
§ Design pilot trials, organize tasting
sessions with Marketing, and draw conclusions and recommendations for next
§ Participate in consumer test design,
organize sample production and ensure product quality follow up.
§ Realize scale up / industrialization
with Engineering and Manufacturing departments.
§ Collaborate with suppliers to obtain
best results for product development (brief suppliers and follow up on their
§ Participate as an R&D representative
for product launch/start up by preparing all specifications related to
product line (except packaging and fruits) and ensure that all documentation
needed is available prior to start up.
§ Possibly management of Research
§ Network with other North American dairy
R&D communities and with the global R&D community to share in best
Qualifications and Requirements:
§ Bachelor's Degree in Food Science or
closely related field.
Master's Degree highly desirable but
§ 5 years' experience in a related
field, preferably CPG Industry and organic foods
§ Flexibility to travel (25%)
§ Strong project management/organization
and leadership skills
§ Excellent verbal and written
§ Ability to work cross-functionally and
able to train staff.
§ Proficient in computer skills
For more information about Danone, its people and its
business, please visit danone.com. We have something special inside, do
61202.Experience: Experienced professionals
As the leading organic yogurt maker, Stonyfield takes care
with everything it puts into its yogurts and everything it keeps out.
By saying no to toxic persistent pesticides, artificial hormones, antibiotics
and GMOs, Stonyfield has been saying yes to delicious, healthy food for more
than 30 years. And, as a groundbreaking company in sustainability,
Stonyfield is always looking for more innovative ways to do business that are
better for the planet.
Want to know more? Visit Stonyfield.com, and find us
@Stonyfield on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter.
Stonyfield is an equal employment and affirmative action
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard
to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any
other unlawful criterion.
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