Scientist II / Scientist-1303321
Kraft Foods Group is one of
the most admired and largest food and beverage businesses in North America.
We’re also one of the largest worldwide among publicly traded consumer
packaged food and beverage companies, based on our 2012 combined net
revenues of $18.7 billion.
and market food and beverage products, including convenient meals,
Refreshment beverages and coffee, cheese and other grocery products,
primarily in the United States and Canada, under a host of iconic brands.
Our product categories span breakfast, lunch and dinner meal occasions,
both at home and in foodservice locations.
Our diverse brand
portfolio consists of many of the most popular food brands in North
America, Including three brands with annual net revenues exceeding $1 billion
each – Kraft cheeses, dinners and dressings; Oscar Mayer meats;
and Maxwell House coffees – plus over 20 brands with annual net
revenues of between $100 million and $1 billion each.
In the United
States, based on dollar share in 2012, we hold the number one branded share
position in a majority of our 50 product categories, as well as in 18 of
our top 20 product categories. We hold the number two branded share
position in the other two product categories.
The position is
within the Meals Category Core Product Development group. This position
will provide a great opportunity to learns the Meals business and develop
deep technical skills in the Liquid Cheese sauce area of Mac & Cheese.
This candidate will have potential to work on projects for cost
improvement, flanker development, and brand maintenance. They will also
help define longer term strategies and pipelines for designated product
Develop experimental plans for development of formula
& process design. Interpret & report results, and recommend next
Conduct pilot plant and plant trials
Lead qualification plans and implementation (via
consumer testing, commercialization management, spec development, etc.)
Develops strong relationships both within the RDQ
community as well as cross functionally or externally as appropriate. Works
closely with key development partners in regulatory, consumer science,
sensory, plants, etc., to collaborate and ensure timely, high quality
execution. Works closely with the business team to provide technical
perspective on new products and PI commercialization.
Develops a deep understanding of the manufacturing
processes and ingredient functionality.
The qualified candidate
should hold a BS or MS in, Food Science, Chemical Engineering or related
engineering field and ideally 3+ years of product development or processing
Experience in "cheese or dairy" a plus.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Good understanding and technical curiosity for
product / process development and problem solving.
Strong project execution and drive for results skills
Skilled in developing experimental plans and
interpreting results. Ability to create a strategic plan and pathways to
Experience with developing and commercializing
product from concept through start-up.
Work effectively with people from varying functions
Kraft Foods is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Kraft recruits qualified
applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or
national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic
information, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, marital
status or citizenship status.
: Research & Development