Product Development Food Scientist – Plano, TX

 

PepsiCo is a world leader in convenient foods and beverages, with 2005 revenues of more than $32 billion and more than 157,000 employees.

The company consists of Frito-Lay North America, PepsiCo Beverages North America, PepsiCo International and Quaker Foods North America. PepsiCo brands are available in nearly 200 countries and territories and generate sales at the retail level of about $85 billion.

PepsiCo offers product choices to meet a broad variety of needs and preference -- from fun-for-you items to product choices that contribute to healthier lifestyles.

PepsiCo’s mission is “To be the world's premier consumer products company focused on convenient foods and beverages. We seek to produce healthy financial rewards to investors as we provide opportunities for growth and enrichment to our employees, our business partners and the communities in which we operate. And in everything we do, we strive for honesty, fairness and integrity.”

This position could range from Exempt 7-9, depending on experience.  Food Scientists at Frito-Lay translate strategic market objectives into new products and processes.  Food Scientists participate in and lead accelerated product development life cycles that includes new idea generation, prototype development, product optimization, production start up for test market and national launching of new products.

Ability to interact with cross-functional/ cross-location team members is a must.

Salary paid for this position will be commensurate with the education and experience of the candidate.

Key Responsibilities

Utilize scientific methods to develop knowledge that creates business opportunities that support the company strategic market objectives.

Provide technical and business risk assessment/perspectives related to new product development.

Design and execute experiments, and analyze and interpret data to make sound technical recommendations on product and process issues.

Initiate innovation and development of new technology to maintain and grow the Frito-Lay business.

Leverage external and internal experts for key analytical and sensory research.

Perform basic economic evaluations on ingredients, ingredients suppliers, and product formulations

Develop product formulations that leverages expertise in food chemistry and food ingredient functionality

Develop complete product attribute specifications for new products.

Partner externally to source ingredients and leverage vendor expertise in ingredient functionality

Participate as an active member of cross-functional business development teams comprised of individuals from a variety of disciplines, including Marketing, Purchasing, Engineering and other groups.

Participate in quality/product improvement and productivity initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications

M.S. Food in Science

2+ Years Experience Research and /or Industry

Demonstrated ability to translate business objectives into strategic and tactical project goals and objectives.

Proven ability to make significant technical scientific advances utilizing internal and/or external resources.

Demonstrated understanding of how to incorporate business needs into technical decisions.

The ability and interest to work in laboratory, pilot plant and manufacturing scale environments.

Proven ability to manage multiple assignments/ tasks.

Strong communication skills (oral and written).

Willingness to travel.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. Food Science

2+ Years Experience in R&D in the Food Industry

Experience in new Product development

Experience in bakery discipline including experience in specialty breads, baked snacks, baked gourmet products, etc.

Product Development Food Scientist

PepsiCo is a world leader in convenient foods and beverages, with 2005 revenues of more than $32 billion and more than 157,000 employees.

The company consists of Frito-Lay North America, PepsiCo Beverages North America, PepsiCo International and Quaker Foods North America. PepsiCo brands are available in nearly 200 countries and territories and generate sales at the retail level of about $85 billion.

PepsiCo offers product choices to meet a broad variety of needs and preference -- from fun-for-you items to product choices that contribute to healthier lifestyles.

PepsiCo’s mission is “To be the world's premier consumer products company focused on convenient foods and beverages. We seek to produce healthy financial rewards to investors as we provide opportunities for growth and enrichment to our employees, our business partners and the communities in which we operate. And in everything we do, we strive for honesty, fairness and integrity.”

This position could range from Exempt 7-9, depending on experience.  Food Scientists at Frito-Lay translate strategic market objectives into new products and processes.  Food Scientists participate in and lead accelerated product development life cycles that includes new idea generation, prototype development, product optimization, production start up for test market and national launching of new products.

Ability to interact with cross-functional/ cross-location team members is a must.

Salary paid for this position will be commensurate with the education and experience of the candidate.

Key Responsibilities

Utilize scientific methods to develop knowledge that creates business opportunities that support the company strategic market objectives.

Provide technical and business risk assessment/perspectives related to new product development.

Design and execute experiments, and analyze and interpret data to make sound technical recommendations on product and process issues.

Initiate innovation and development of new technology to maintain and grow the Frito-Lay business.

Leverage external and internal experts for key analytical and sensory research.

Perform basic economic evaluations on ingredients, ingredients suppliers, and product formulations

Develop product formulations that leverages expertise in food chemistry and food ingredient functionality

Develop complete product attribute specifications for new products.

Partner externally to source ingredients and leverage vendor expertise in ingredient functionality

Participate as an active member of cross-functional business development teams comprised of individuals from a variety of disciplines, including Marketing, Purchasing, Engineering and other groups.

Participate in quality/product improvement and productivity initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications

M.S. Food in Science

2+ Years Experience Research and /or Industry

Demonstrated ability to translate business objectives into strategic and tactical project goals and objectives.

Proven ability to make significant technical scientific advances utilizing internal and/or external resources.

Demonstrated understanding of how to incorporate business needs into technical decisions.

The ability and interest to work in laboratory, pilot plant and manufacturing scale environments.

Proven ability to manage multiple assignments/ tasks.

Strong communication skills (oral and written).

Willingness to travel.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. Food Science

2+ Years Experience in R&D in the Food Industry

Experience in new Product development

Experience in bakery discipline including experience in specialty breads, baked snacks, baked gourmet products, etc.

Product Development Food Scientist

PepsiCo is a world leader in convenient foods and beverages, with 2005 revenues of more than $32 billion and more than 157,000 employees.

The company consists of Frito-Lay North America, PepsiCo Beverages North America, PepsiCo International and Quaker Foods North America. PepsiCo brands are available in nearly 200 countries and territories and generate sales at the retail level of about $85 billion.

PepsiCo offers product choices to meet a broad variety of needs and preference -- from fun-for-you items to product choices that contribute to healthier lifestyles.

PepsiCo’s mission is “To be the world's premier consumer products company focused on convenient foods and beverages. We seek to produce healthy financial rewards to investors as we provide opportunities for growth and enrichment to our employees, our business partners and the communities in which we operate. And in everything we do, we strive for honesty, fairness and integrity.”

This position could range from Exempt 7-9, depending on experience.  Food Scientists at Frito-Lay translate strategic market objectives into new products and processes.  Food Scientists participate in and lead accelerated product development life cycles that includes new idea generation, prototype development, product optimization, production start up for test market and national launching of new products.

Ability to interact with cross-functional/ cross-location team members is a must.

Salary paid for this position will be commensurate with the education and experience of the candidate.

Key Responsibilities

Utilize scientific methods to develop knowledge that creates business opportunities that support the company strategic market objectives.

Provide technical and business risk assessment/perspectives related to new product development.

Design and execute experiments, and analyze and interpret data to make sound technical recommendations on product and process issues.

Initiate innovation and development of new technology to maintain and grow the Frito-Lay business.

Leverage external and internal experts for key analytical and sensory research.

Perform basic economic evaluations on ingredients, ingredients suppliers, and product formulations

Develop product formulations that leverages expertise in food chemistry and food ingredient functionality

Develop complete product attribute specifications for new products.

Partner externally to source ingredients and leverage vendor expertise in ingredient functionality

Participate as an active member of cross-functional business development teams comprised of individuals from a variety of disciplines, including Marketing, Purchasing, Engineering and other groups.

Participate in quality/product improvement and productivity initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications

M.S. Food in Science

2+ Years Experience Research and /or Industry

Demonstrated ability to translate business objectives into strategic and tactical project goals and objectives.

Proven ability to make significant technical scientific advances utilizing internal and/or external resources.

Demonstrated understanding of how to incorporate business needs into technical decisions.

The ability and interest to work in laboratory, pilot plant and manufacturing scale environments.

Proven ability to manage multiple assignments/ tasks.

Strong communication skills (oral and written).

Willingness to travel.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. Food Science

2+ Years Experience in R&D in the Food Industry

Experience in new Product development

Experience in bakery discipline including experience in specialty breads, baked snacks, baked gourmet products, etc.

Product Development Food Scientist

PepsiCo is a world leader in convenient foods and beverages, with 2005 revenues of more than $32 billion and more than 157,000 employees.

The company consists of Frito-Lay North America, PepsiCo Beverages North America, PepsiCo International and Quaker Foods North America. PepsiCo brands are available in nearly 200 countries and territories and generate sales at the retail level of about $85 billion.

PepsiCo offers product choices to meet a broad variety of needs and preference -- from fun-for-you items to product choices that contribute to healthier lifestyles.

PepsiCo’s mission is “To be the world's premier consumer products company focused on convenient foods and beverages. We seek to produce healthy financial rewards to investors as we provide opportunities for growth and enrichment to our employees, our business partners and the communities in which we operate. And in everything we do, we strive for honesty, fairness and integrity.”

This position could range from Exempt 7-9, depending on experience.  Food Scientists at Frito-Lay translate strategic market objectives into new products and processes.  Food Scientists participate in and lead accelerated product development life cycles that includes new idea generation, prototype development, product optimization, production start up for test market and national launching of new products.

Ability to interact with cross-functional/ cross-location team members is a must.

Salary paid for this position will be commensurate with the education and experience of the candidate.

Key Responsibilities

Utilize scientific methods to develop knowledge that creates business opportunities that support the company strategic market objectives.

Provide technical and business risk assessment/perspectives related to new product development.

Design and execute experiments, and analyze and interpret data to make sound technical recommendations on product and process issues.

Initiate innovation and development of new technology to maintain and grow the Frito-Lay business.

Leverage external and internal experts for key analytical and sensory research.

Perform basic economic evaluations on ingredients, ingredients suppliers, and product formulations

Develop product formulations that leverages expertise in food chemistry and food ingredient functionality

Develop complete product attribute specifications for new products.

Partner externally to source ingredients and leverage vendor expertise in ingredient functionality

Participate as an active member of cross-functional business development teams comprised of individuals from a variety of disciplines, including Marketing, Purchasing, Engineering and other groups.

Participate in quality/product improvement and productivity initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications

M.S. Food in Science

2+ Years Experience Research and /or Industry

Demonstrated ability to translate business objectives into strategic and tactical project goals and objectives.

Proven ability to make significant technical scientific advances utilizing internal and/or external resources.

Demonstrated understanding of how to incorporate business needs into technical decisions.

The ability and interest to work in laboratory, pilot plant and manufacturing scale environments.

Proven ability to manage multiple assignments/ tasks.

Strong communication skills (oral and written).

Willingness to travel.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. Food Science

2+ Years Experience in R&D in the Food Industry

Experience in new Product development

Experience in bakery discipline including experience in specialty breads, baked snacks, baked gourmet products, etc.

 

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