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Food Scientist Job - Barrington, IL

Date: Feb 24, 2011

Location: Barrington, IL, US


PepsiCo, Inc. is seeking a Food Scientist/Food Snacks for Barrington, IL. Use chemistry, microbiology, engineering, & other sciences to study the principles underlying the processing & deterioration of foods; research ways to make processed foods safe, palatable, & healthful; & apply food science knowledge to determine best ways to process, package, preserve, store, and distribute food snacks.


- Develop food standards & production specifications, safety & sanitary regulations, & waste management & water supply specifications.
- Confer with process engineers, plant operators, flavor experts, & packaging & marketing specialists to resolve problems in product development.
- Test ingredient formulas & process specifications for new snack food products, & use knowledge of: cold form technology; FDA & Canadian equivalent regulations; Micro stability to ensure product for consumption will meet flavor requirements.
- Rice cake popping technology, enrobing technology, mixing technology, micro stability, incorporation of required sensory criteria needed to produce intended flavors into the final product, & ingredient mixing to perform duties.
- Utilize scientific methods to develop knowledge that creates business opportunities that support the company's long term (more than 3 years) objectives.
-Design & execute experiments, & analyze & interpret data to make technical recommendations on product & process issues.
- Identify & implement changes to improve these products & reduce costs using knowledge of fabrication processes, tooling & production equipment, assembly methods, quality control standards, product design, materials & parts.
- Initiate innovation & development of new technology to improve production of these products.
- Coordinate with external & internal experts for analytical & sensory research.
- Participate as a member of cross-functional business development teams comprised of individuals from a variety of disciplines, including Marketing, Purchasing, Engineering & other groups.
- Record data testing ingredient formula & process specifications.
- Interested applicants should apply online at

Job ID: 31101


Nearest Major Market: Chicago
Job Segments: Business Development, Engineer, Engineering, Food Service, Hospitality, Operations, Product Development, QC, Quality, R&D, R&D Engineer, Research, Research Scientist, Sales, Science, Scientific, Scientist, Supply

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