Have Something Special Inside, Do You?
looking to join a growing global leader in a category experiencing
explosive growth? Do you have a passion for driving rapid product
innovation? Then The Dannon Company, Inc. is the
place for you!
We seek innovative Research Technologists that can think
outside the box, want to bring a strategic partnership to the business,
will leverage global R&D best practices, and want to work for a fast
paced and growing company. This role is contract based and will
support the Product Developers and Associate Product Developers on
innovation, productivity, and renovation projects. This position will be
based out of our White Plains, NY office.
this role you will be accountable for:
Support product developers in the launch and implementation
of new product and product improvements in the plant.
Data and product collection, data treatment, analysis, and
Commission and operate the R&D pilot plant and
analytical equipment for the trials required by the development team.
Participate or lead industrialization and pilot plant tests;
record process and product parameters, data collection and treat with
statistical means, report observations and recommend next steps.
Coordinate logistics for raw materials and sample
Provide support to pilot operations as needed.
The ideal candidate will have:
Bachelorís Degree in Food Science (or related
degree) with prior related internship experience
Ability and willingness to work as a Contractor vs Permanent
Desire and ability to understand and operate a yogurt
processing line such as a pilot plant
Must be proactive and have strong logic skills.
Knowledgeable in Statistics and its application preferred
Ability to lift milk can and carry loads up to 50 lbs.
Manual dexterity, desire and ability to perform benchwork, taste product and perform various analyses
Knowledgeable in basic statistics
Ability to work flexible hours, and travel (mainly to US
Desire and ability to understand the principles and
application of Yogurt science and ingredient interaction with process
Strong Computer skills (MS Office)
Ability to work autonomously as well as in a team setting
Ability to communicate effectively throughout the
Second language (French or Spanish) preferred
The Dannon Company is a division of Danone,
a Fortune 500 company and one of the most successful healthy food companies
in the world with leading positions in four businesses: fresh dairy
products, water, baby nutrition and medical nutrition. Danoneís
mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.
Our core values foster individual professional growth. We
reward entrepreneurialism and innovation. There truly is something very
special inside our company. You can see it reflected in our people, our
products and our culture. If you like what you have learned, we encourage
you to apply and learn more.