Job Title: Food Scientist III - New York, NY


Job Description:

To lead product development efforts for new technology Principle Accountabilities Measures Lead product development projects in area of stability & consistency Project objectives and plans developed and aligned cross functionally prior to initiation of work Provide technical guidance and bench development for targeted development initiatives and existing brands Experimental designs and scientific principles leveraged in recommendations and decisions Ensure completion of development and commercialization success criteria in execution of project work through use of accepted documentation and work processes Final products meet project objectives and commercial considerations/needs outlined in Field Ready policies Provide project management insight that creates the foundation for innovative solutions in supporting business partners Project learnings shared broadly across R&D Develop and maintain effective working relationships across R&D and non R&D functions as necessary to support business growth initiatives Critical relationships internal and external to R&D established and maintained Develop superior new products that meet the project deliverables. Development leverages sound technical approaches and meet project/program action standards Key Challenges Managing multiple projects both independently and in a team environment Influencing activities and project plans across technical and operational functions Development and motivation of cross functional project team Critical Competencies Expertise to develop, plan, conduct and coordinate prototype development initiatives including demonstrated capability in consumer testing methodology Conducts appropriate project risk assessments and provides recommendations for integrating program strategies Ability to generate and lead state-of-the-art developmental techniques and consumer testing methodologies Strong working knowledge of experimental design Outstanding communication skills (verbal and written) Knowledge & Experience B.S. or M.S. in Food Science or related discipline with at least 4 - 6 years product design experience in a consumer products company. A proven track record in product development and interest in hands on bench work Ability to provide thoughtful leadership on both strategic and tactical aspects of projects Outstanding teamwork, communication and leadership skills Ability to analyze emerging consumer trends and develop insights on product solutions or opportunities Proven track record in maintaining good working relationship with business partners (Marketing, Operations, etc.) Successful creation and commercialization of products Experience in leading project teams of 4-6 or more people Internal positions most typically held prior to being considered for this position: Research/Food Specialist (Senior) Technologist/Scientist



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Location:

New York, United States

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Contact:

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Open To:

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

Posted Date:

14/05/2009

Reference:

JS2403790/09-03345/660131- (PLEASE quote this reference number.)

 

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