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.
Work with the product development
team to manage nutrition/wellness products from concept to
commercialization for companion animals, birds and small animals.
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.
MINIMAL EDUCATION LEVEL AND EXPERIENCE:
BS or MS degree in food science or Food Engineering.
Minimum three years of product development experience on
cross functional project teams, managing product development from concept
SKILLS and ATTRIBUTES:
Strong formulation skills and understanding of food
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
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