Corn Products International, Inc. (NYSE: CPO) is one
of the world's largest corn refiners and a major supplier of high-quality
food ingredients and industrial products derived from the wet milling and
processing of corn and other starch-based materials. Headquartered in the
Chicago suburb of Westchester, Illinois, Corn Products International is a
leading supplier of starches, sweeteners and other ingredients. We are
the world's largest producer of dextrose and a leading regional
manufacturer of starches, syrups and glucose.
We are currently seeking a Food Scientist - Beverages to update,
develop and communicate the physiochemical technical data of the
Company's ingredient products; develop, document, and communicate
formulation and nutritional labeling aspects of formulations using the
Company's ingredients; and assist customers with formulations that
incorporate the Company's ingredient products. He/she will provide
technical assistance to the Company's Technical Services team, sales
team, distributors, customers and affiliates throughout North America and
globally as required. Also, work with customers and Technical Service to
identify formulation challenges, solve problems and develop new,
innovative ideas. He/she will help the Company identify market trends and
suggest new applications and ingredients to help the company respond to
Key Result Areas:
Application Development - To develop relevant food applications
and update application data for existing ingredient products. Create
innovative formulations that demonstrate the advantages, superiority, and
added value of the Company's products. Complete additional research using
Company's test kitchen and laboratory facilities on new applications for
ingredient products (existing and new products). Identify formulation
challenges, solve problems and develop new, innovative ideas.
Technical Data - To create, update, and maintain technical manuals
for all company products. Perform or outsource necessary application
testing to update data on existing and new ingredient products. Advise
management on the merits of proposed food technology research by outside
parties. Provide collaboration and support to production/manufacturing in
the area regarding the Company's new and existing ingredient products.
Assist the company in identifying opportunities to market ingredient
products (new or existing) to new sectors of the food industry or through
Sales Support - To provide collaboration and support in the area
of food technology to Technical Service, sales personnel, customers,
distributors, and agents as required. Assist with marketing efforts at
food industry trade shows (IFT, FISA, etc). Provide support to customers
and prospective customers in the development of new food products
incorporating the Company's ingredients. Assist with the development of
new food and supplement products for direct marketing by the Company, as
Communications - To write reports and present results of findings
through presentations and e-mail updates. Present recent research and
existing technical/nutritional data at conferences, including trade
events, customer symposiums, etc., as well as company media activities,
including writing articles for trade publications, company newsletters,
1.) Experience in the beverage industry, and working with nutritional
beverages, high potency sweeteners, and flavors a plus.
2.) Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills required for
3.) Good written and oral communication skills. Flexible interpersonal
skills, with an ability to interact effectively across all levels of the
organization and in a variety of cultures - both internal and external.
4.) Good planning and organizational skills.
5.) Self starter, able to work independently with minimal direction.
6.) Approximately 20% travel will be required.
7.) Bachelor's degree in food science, chemistry or related scientific
field (e.g. engineering, nutrition, food technology).
Corn Products International, Inc. is proud to provide a
competitive compensation and benefits package including, medical, dental
and life insurance, a 401(k) with a generous company match, a pension
plan, and long term career growth potential.
Please create a profile for immediate consideration.
To learn more, please visit us on the web at http://www.cornproducts.com