Sr. Food Scientist
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goods with strong operations in more than 100 countries and sales in 180.
With products that are used over two billion times a day around the
world, we work to create a better future every day and help people feel
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Rico) the portfolio includes brand icons such as: Axe, Becel, Ben & Jerry’s, Bertolli,
Blue Band, Breyers, Caress, Consort For Men,
Country Crock, Degree, Dove personal care products, foods, Good Humor,
Hellmann’s, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!, Just for Me!, Klondike,
Knorr, Lever 2000, Lipton, Motions, Nexxus,
Noxzema, OMO, Pond’s, Popsicle, Promise, Q-Tips, Ragu, Skippy, Slim-Fast,
Soft & Beautiful, St. Ives, Suave, tcb,
TIGI, TRESemmé, Vaseline, and Wish-Bone. All of
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live, work and play, Unilever employs more than 13,000 people across
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Support technical development (recipe, process, pack, specs) of FS NA
regional category product working and interacting with project team to deliver
projects OTIF .Works and interact with culinary and supply chain teams
supporting the business need. Also, directs lab technician in support of
lab activity and project support.
•Overseeing lab maintenance and supervising lab technician activities.
•Lead the cross function key interactions such as SC RM Emergency and QIS
•Support technical local and regional aspects of projects.
•Support system related activities such as Interspec,
Provision, Pelican, and etc.
•Support technical & system responsibility and training for the
•Translate the local & regional product design capability into inputs
for category business need.
•Execution and supervision of routine / standard trials at lab, pilot
plant, or full scale including comprehensive testing protocols for
critical aspects of performance.
•Development of prototypes for validation/proof of principle.
•Interface w/ packaging technologist for new product designs.
•Lead department activities such as lab safety and fire safety.
•Serve as project manager/TPL as needed.
•Support the W1C & TPL for FS local and regional Projects.
•Executing agreed R&D activity at lab scale – developing prototypes,
shelf life testing, and analytical testing.
•Support R&D activity relate to scale-up & manufacturing
•Support the W1C & TPL’s technical & system responsibility (draft
technical specs using provision and Interspec).
•Lead product design for rejuvenation, cost savings, and innovation
BS in Food Science or equivalent degree with 3-5 years
experience, strong business acumen.
Unilever offers a competitive compensation package which includes:
Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses,
domestic partners & children; Health Care Flexible Spending,
Dependent Care, Retirement & Savings Plans, Tuition Reimbursement,
Paid Vacation and Holidays.
Please note: as part of the job application, you will be asked to
complete an online assessment. Completion of the assessment is mandatory
in order to be considered. Please allow yourself plenty of time to
complete both the application and assessment. If the assessment is filled
out partially or not at all, it will adversely affect the progress of
your application. Please be aware that you will have to complete the
assessment at once as you will be unable to return to it later.
Unilever is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination
based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national
origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran
status or any other legally protected status in accordance with
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Please apply for this position at www.unileverusa-careers.com or call
Unilever Peoplelink 888.775.0389
Employment is subject to verification of pre-employment drug-screening
results and background investigation.