Translate consumer benefits into new product offerings for
domestic and international Gatorade.
Provide product development technical guidance for product
improvement, cost, quality, issues resolution, and support of new packaging
and processing initiatives.
Provide product development technical skill to create new
products and ensure existing products are cost-effective and high quality.
Be an effective partner with internal and external R&D
and non-R&D functions to support business growth and maintenance.
Formal education in scientific principles that can be
applied to new product development in addition to knowledge in experimental
design, design approaches and application.
Familiar with functional and nutritional food & beverage
trends that can be applied to product development initiatives.
Ensure products are scaleable
through pilot plant work and support plant trials and start-ups.
Active participant on cross-functional project teams,
contributing to project direction based on technical knowledge.
B.S. or M.S. Food Science, food engineering, or related
Prefer some experience in beverage industry; with basic
product development science understanding, including formulation, formulation
chemistry, stability and stability testing, sensory and consumer
Must be an active learner, demonstrating desire and ability
to quickly and independently learn new skills and approaches for generating
ideas, solving problems and moving projects forward.
Solid interpersonal and communication skills necessary to
help guide project direction and work effectively in cross functional
Self-starter, with ability to manage multiple
initiatives/tasks independently while meeting the needs of key
Ability to handle multiple projects and work effectively in
a fast paced environment of ambiguity, change, and stress.