Sr. Technologist - Camden, NJ
Req #: 9509
Imagine...working for a company that knows that its people are the
key to its success in the marketplace. A company
in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work
experience are part of the same process.
At Campbell, we cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We
recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and
perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.
We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced,
team-oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the
opportunity to make a difference.
The individual will be
responsible for the develoment of new beverage
product designs (multi-disciplinary and multi-category) and protocepts for iterative consumer feedback to develop
well defined business propositions; and will work with minimal supervision
to execute these objectives. The individual must possess a excellent knowledge base of
technical principles and experimentation, with creative problem solving
- Innovative Mindset / Strong
Collaboration with R&D and Business Teams
- Multifaceted Protocept Development and Prototype Translation
- Project Planning, Management
- Competitive Landscape
Assessment / New category knowledge
- Support Front End Innovation
Technical Business teams to explore, identify & define product
concepts and establish key product attributes.
- Interface closely to transfer
knowledge / product design and footprint with Commercialization team.
- Ability to work across
multiple beverage categories (juice, shakes, liquid enhancers,
creamers, etc.) and processes (low acid, high acid, retort, etc.) with
a range of product footprints and cost parameters, while striving for
the highest quality product.
- Identify and communicate
potential product constraints or risks and problem solve for
- Understand customer and
consumer needs and use that knowledge to drive 'winning' product
- Demonstrate organizational
and planning skills. Can identify milestone timing that contain primary as well as contingency plans.
- With minimal guidance,
develop prototypes to support concept and ideation exploratory work.
Reformulate based upon consumer direction.
- Leverage strategic partners
to research new ingredients, product technologies, and/or processes to
develop unique and innovative products. Leverage vendor capabilites where appropriate to expand
formulation possibilities, drive innovation, and/or increase speed to
- Plan, Lead Protocept Creation, and execute Rapid Prototyping
trials in the Pilot Plant or special batches in manufacturing facility
involving cross-functional team members for scale-up and start
manufacture. Provide training to junior staff to drive a consumer propostion and assess manufacturing capability.
- Work with Process Engineers
and Supply Chain to identify internal or external manufacture; as well
as to identify modifications to existing equipment, or new equipment,
necessary for successful manufacture of products.
- Interface product design with
various product parameters that are critical to a successful business
proposition (nutrition, cost, claim, process, etc.)
- Extensive knowledge of
ingredients and food systems and their interactions.
- Possess creative problem
solving skills and can troubleshoot effectively on multi-demensional product solutions.
- Demonstrate flexibility and
ability to react rapidly to changes in direction.
- Develop awareness of industry
developments and pursue ingredient, product, or technology advances
for application to new and innovative product initiatives.
- Minimum BS in Food Science,
or related field. 5 years work experience is
- Preferred Masters of Science.
2 years of work experience is required. Knowledge of different processes
(low acid, high acid, retort, etc.).
- Knowledge of different
beverage categories (juice, shakes, liquid enhancers, creamers, etc.)
- Highly effective team player;
willing to contribute in a wide variety of areas.
- Demonstrated skills in
commercializing products/processes in the manufacturing environment.
- Ability to work with
ambiguity and seek creative solutions. Willingness and ability to
- Excellent oral and written
communications as well as presentation skills are required.
- Computer skills including
Excel, Word, Access, Internet tools, social media database navigation.
- Knowledge of experimental
design is needed.
- Ability to walk or stand up
to three-quarters of the work day. Physical ability to handle weights
of approximately thirty pounds.
- Travel required (up to 30% )
WHQ Office, Research
Kitchen, Pilot Plant, and Manufacturing Plants (CSC, co-packer, and
vendor). The work exposes the employee to heat and hot food products, coolers,
freezers, requiring the use of personnal
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Campbell Soup Company is an Equal Opportunity