Job Title: Food Scientist III - Valhalla, 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

Lead product development efforts on applying novelty technology and flavor solutions. Develop products by implementing technology tools that deliver great taste within the World Wide Carbonated and Non-Carbonated Beverage Categories.


,br> Lead the effort to identify novel and unique base solutions t solve taste challenges in conjunctions with and simultaneous to the flavor solution approached.

Initiate food base understanding and begin leveraging new tools into food applications.

Lead product development roadmap and pathway definition

Provide technical guidance and bench development for targeted development initiatives.

Ensure completion of development and commercialization success criteria in execution of project work through use of accepted documentation and work processes

Provide project management insight that created the foundation for innovative solutions in supporting business partners
Lead and drive effective working relationships across Discovery, Mechanism and Flavor Synergy solutions as necessary to support Big Bet Initiatives.

Develop superior cost effective new products that meet the technology deliverables and/or contribute to the creation and execution of new ingredient and/or flavor solutions.

Key Challenges

Design and optimize formula to meet technical expectation and cost target

Managing multiple projects both independently and in a team environment

Influencing activities and project plans across technical and development functions

Development and motivation of multi-functional project team.

Skills Required:
Required:

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Skills Desired:
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Required Qualifications:
Required Qualifications

Expertise to develop, plan and coordinate prototype development imitative included demonstrated capability in screening/panel testing methodology

In depth knowledge of beverage formulation and ingredient sensory relationship

Demonstrated ability to drive new or out of the box thinking around the product development and ability to receive ideas, suggestions and ingredients from novel sources and implement quickly into product development

Strong working knowledge of experimental design

Ability to generate and lead state-of the-art understanding of flavor/ingredient taste contributors

Conducts appropriate project risk assessments and provides recommendations for integrating program strategies

Outstanding Verbal and written communication skills
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Experience and knowledge in application of artificial sweeteners

Knowledge and experience in the discipline if developing products around breakthrough technology advances

Strong interest in hands on bench work and novelty ingredient application to develop product with superior quality and taste

Ability to provide thoughtful leadership on both strategic and tactical aspects of projects

Outstanding teamwork communications and leadership skills

Ability to analyze emerging consumer trends and develop insights on product solutions or opportunities
Experience in leading project teams of 5 or more people and mentoring junior members

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Start Date: 

ASAP

Emp. Type: 

Full Time

# of Openings: 

1

Location: 

Valhalla, NY -

Overtime Pay: 

None

Job Number: 

09-03345

Date Posted: 

6/25/2009

 

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