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Associate Scientist II (Product Development)-1400604 - NY-Tarrytown


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.

We manufacture 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.


This position 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 Sciences team

·         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’ experience

·         Willing to travel 20%

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills

·         Highly motivated

·         Ability to multi-task complex projects

·         Basic understanding of ingredient functionality/interactions

·         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

Primary Location

: NA-US-NY-Tarrytown


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Kraft Foods Group is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

Kraft provides reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Applicants who need accommodation in the job application process should contact 847-646-6044 to request assistance.


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