This position will have responsibility for supporting product and process
development projects leading to new or modified products as well as product
maintenance and cost improvement initiatives for the Spreads category
Key Duties and Responsibilities
a Food Scientist is expected to perform the following work activities as
part of cross-functional project teams:
• Develop a broad range of food products using a variety of resources to
bring concepts to life.
• Work closely with management and other group members for direction on
• Demonstrate ability to analyze technical data, anticipate project
next-steps, and evaluate options.
• Gather and submit safety clearance information.
• Develop specifications for new raw materials and finished products.
• Participate in scale-ups from pilot to factory with adjustments, as
needed, to processes and formulations.
• Manage product transition from development into the supply chain.
• Support supply chain improvement and cost savings projects including
troubleshooting activities where product knowledge is needed.
• Travel required (15-20%)
BS in Food Science or equivalent degree with b0-3 years
experience must be fluent in English language (i.e. Verbal &
Written).. Effective oral and written communication/documentation with
associates, other departments, and suppliers. Key listening skills Interact
effectively with Technical Services, Marketing, and Manufacturing.
Understand Operator/Consumer needs. Possess Creative thinking Must be
flexible and adaptable as new systems evolve and are implemented.
Unilever offers a competitive compensation package which includes: Medical
& Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses, domestic
partners & children; Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care,
Retirement & Savings Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Vacation and
Please note: as part of the job application, you will be asked to complete
an online assessment. Completion of the assessment is mandatory in order to
be considered. Please allow yourself plenty of time to complete both the
application and assessment. If the assessment is filled out partially or
not at all, it will adversely affect the progress of your application.
Please be aware that you will have to complete the assessment at once as
you will be unable to return to it later.
Unilever is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination
based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national
origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran
status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable
federal, state and local laws.
Employment is subject to verification of pre-employment drug-screening
results and background investigation.