Associate Scientist II (Product Development)-1400604
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.
provides opportunities to lead product development initiatives for the
commercialization of new products in the Beverage Mixes category. Project
opportunities allow this individual to leverage their technical leadership
through direct interaction with R&D experts/peers, Marketing, Quality,
Operations, Sales and other cross-functional members. Additional
responsibilities to include:
Develop and implement new product launches from
concept to commercialization
Optimize product quality and cost
Plan and execute experiments and summarize results
Lead/Support project teams as a technical resource
Implement consumer tests in conjunction with Consumer
Develop and manage deliverables to achieve R&D timelines
Create and manage product specifications
Design and conduct plant trials
Maintain technical documentation
B.S in Food Science with
minimum 2+ years’ experience or M.S in Food Science with 1+ years’
Willing to travel 20%
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to multi-task complex projects
Basic understanding of ingredient
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
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