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Scientist/ Food Science Engineer - Bloomfield NJ

Location:

047 Bloomfield NJ

Job Code:

47-11-11

# of openings:

1


Description

The Hartz Mountain Corporation is the leading consumer packaged goods company in pet supplies. We are currently seeking a driven and team oriented Scientist/Food Engineer to join our R&D Organization. The position is located in Bloomfield, NJ. 

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

Work with the product development team to manage nutrition/wellness products from concept to commercialization for companion animals, birds and small animals.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

         Formulate nutrition/wellness products for companion animals, birds, and small animals. 

         Develop new products and line extensions and manage product development activities from concept through commercialization. 

         Work with in house manufacturing and with co-packers to develop processes that will deliver on product design and concept. 

         Identifies and manages cost improvement projects to deliver cost savings objectives in a timely manner. 

         Develops and issues specification. 

         Participates in team and departmental activities such as meetings, committees and administrative obligations. 

         Maintains technical skills and personal improvement through appropriate training.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMAL EDUCATION LEVEL AND EXPERIENCE:

         BS or MS degree in food science or Food Engineering.

 

EXPERIENCE:

         Minimum three years of product development experience on cross functional project teams, managing product development from concept to commercialization.

 

SKILLS and ATTRIBUTES:

         Strong formulation skills and understanding of food systems.

         Strong knowledge of food processing.

         Strong knowledge of ingredient functionality.

         Ability to lead and motivate a project team.

         Excellent oral and written communication skills.

         Excellent problem solving skills.

         Highly motivated and goal oriented with ability to adapt quickly to change.

         Requires a high degree of integrity, maturity, and honesty.

 

We offer rewarding challenges in a professional environment, along with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, which includes a 401(k) plan. Relocation assistance is not available. No agencies please.

 

HARTZ

Quality Products for pets since 1926

EOE, M/F/D/V

 

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