Job Title

Food Tech Columbus, OH



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Abbott Nutrition Research and Development



Job Description

Works with a product development scientist on a variety of assignments related to the development and commercialization of new or improved infant formulas. Interacts with other R&D functional areas to facilitate the Product Development process. Good oral, written, computer and mathematical skills required. Ability to multitask and attention to detail a must.
Core Job Responsibilities:
Conducts routine procedures according to written and/or verbal instructions
Completes run summaries and progress reports
Calculate expected results, performs unit conversions and organizes data
Submits electronic requests through IRIS and LIMS
Submits manufacturing and ingredient requests for pilot plant research
Coordinates ordering/release/inventory of non-commodity ingredients
Weighs ingredients, prepares batches, and supports production at the product research center

Skills/Experience Requirements

Basic Qualifications:
0 3 years technical work experience. Experience in developing food/nutritional products a plus. A person may be hired at this level right out of college with no background in industry. At this level the person should demonstrate an in-depth understanding of scientific principles commensurate with the undergraduate degree level, whether gained through academic training or practical experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Education Requirements

BS degree in a scientific or technical discipline with 1-3 years progressive experience or a MS degree in a scientific or technical discipline. Food Science or Chemistry preferred.

Significant Work Activities & Conditions

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Lift, carry, push or pull weights of more than 20 pounds/9 kilos on a regular/daily basis
Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

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Site Location: For corporate headquarters positions, please select Abbott Park,IL and Lake County,IL


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