Product Development Food
Scientist – Barrington, IL
THIS POSITION COULD RANGE FROM L9-11
DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE.
manage project plans to deliver critical business objectives,
demonstrating perseverance and program ownership
scientific methods to develop knowledge that creates business
opportunities that support the company strategic market objectives.
technical and business risk assessment/perspectives related to new
execute experiments, and analyze and interpret data to make sound
technical recommendations on product and process issues.
innovation and development of new technology to maintain and grow the
external and internal experts for key analytical and sensory research.
basic economic evaluations on ingredients, ingredients suppliers, and
product formulations that leverages expertise in food chemistry and food
complete product attribute specifications for new products.
externally to source ingredients and leverage vendor expertise in
with cross-functional business development teams comprised of individuals
from a variety of disciplines, including Marketing, Purchasing,
Engineering and other groups.
quality/product improvement and productivity initiatives.
PhD in Food Science & Technology
Experience ? Research and/or Industry
Demonstrated ability to translate business objectives into
strategic and tactical project goals and objectives.
ability to drive significant technical scientific advances utilizing
internal and/or external resources.
of accelerated product development life cycles that include new idea
generation, prototype development, product optimization, production
start-up for test market and national launching of new products
Self-starter with excellent oral and written communication skills,
the ability to work with various personalities and work styles, and good
influence management skills.
learner--highly creative individual with desire to gain and apply
knowledge to new processes and products
skills in the incorporation of business need into technical programs
ability and interest to work in laboratory, pilot plant and manufacturing
in a wide range of food &/or beverage categories
leadership of long-term fundamental research initiatives
of research initiatives leveraging external resources