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Food Scientist (Job Number: 13000IZH)

Unposting Date

: Sep-15-2013, 8:59:59 PM


: Full-time

Primary Location

: United States-Illinois-Lisle-Lisle -2200 Cabot Drive


: Day Job


: Research/Development


: No


Job Summary

The world of foodservice is transforming and the pace of change is increasing. As

part of our Food Solutions R&D Team you will be part of a dynamic and flexible team where people are empowered to take ownership and responsibility in order to deliver results. As an organization we provide a highly professional and entrepreneurial environment. We have a strong culture with passion for food and chefmanship and for living our brand promise of bringing inspiration every day to our customers.


Support/lead technical development (recipe, process, pack, specs) of Food Solutions NA category products


Work as a member of a cross functional project team to deliver projects OTIF


Work and interact with culinary and supply chain teams supporting the business need


Directs lab technician in support of lab activity and project support

Duties and Responsibilities

Support the Senior and Principal Food Scientists for Food Solutions projects.

Execute agreed R&D activity at lab scale developing prototypes, shelf life testing, and analytical testing.

Support R&D activity related to scale-up & manufacturing projects.

Lead or support the Senior and Principal Food Scientists technical & system responsibility (create technical specifications using formulation software and specification database)

Support technical project leader (TPL) for Food Solutions. Serve as project manager or TPL as needed.

Support product/process design for rejuvenation, cost savings, and innovation projects

Key Requirements

Required: Bachelor of Science Degree in Food Science or equivalent degree

Experience: Entry level with experience in lab work and product development. Supply Chain Awareness and knowledge/experience of Food Service business preferred.

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, 401k Savings Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Vacation and Holidays.

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 applicable federal, state and local laws.

Employment is subject to verification of pre-employment drug-screening results and background investigation.


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