Swedish Match North America Inc., a consumer packaged goods
(CPG) producer and market leader of a broad assortment of smokeless
tobacco products including snus and cigars, is currently
seeking a Product Development Chemist for the
Owensboro, KY facility.The successful candidate
will be responsible for the development of new products, improvement of
existing products and the smooth transition into manufacturing.
Provide technical expertise in the area of Food Science and
work closely with Quality Assurance and Manufacturing to assure highest
Bring new technologies to the company by connecting with
internal and external collaborators. Actively participate in New Product
Development team, identifying marketplace opportunities.
Work closely with senior personnel as well as independently to
design and execute experiments, analyze data and present results.
Serve as category problem solving expert in the investigation
of consumer complaints, processing defects, or product rework.
Review regulatory compliance of raw materials and rationalize
raw materials to minimize SKU's and processing needs.
Conceptualize and prepare comprehensive product development program
proposals in areas of responsibility for Product Innovation.
Stay current on trends in manufacturing, product development,
and smokeless tobacco areas.
Serve as team leader for specific new product development
Develop and test prototypes (defining, quantifying,
formulating, testing, implementing, scheduling, etc.).