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Senior Food Scientist-CAN0002S – Canton, NC

Description

Responsibilities:

• Provide technical expertise on foods and functional food interactions

with packaging materials and define up front packaging performance

criteria.

• Use food science expertise, QA/QC, microbiology, and market knowledge to

support new and existing packaging products to customers.

• Provide insight on micro-biological risk within Operations, QA, NPD, and customers

• Extensive knowledge of product and production testing protocols,

expertise in microbiology, and reporting results to the appropriate

departments.

• Recommend new projects and actively assign timelines.

• Passion for cutting edge technologies and packaging markets, regulations

and trends.

• Provide technical assistance to optimize and enable existing

manufacturing processes

• Use of Stage Gateฎ processes

• Work in cross-functional and cross-category teams.

• Detail and results oriented with strong organizational skills • Be able to communicate current technology developments in the food

industry, packaging, and microbiology to non-technical individuals.

• Self-motivated and capable of working independently • Familiar with GLP & GMP • Only energetic, motivated and highly achieving professionals will be

considered

• Travel up to 15% domestic and international (e.g. Israel, Europe, LatAm,

Far East, etc.)

Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:

• Ph.D. in Food Science with extensive microbiological expertise or PhD in Microbiology with extensive knowledge of Food Science and technology or related discipline is a must • 10-15 years industrial experience in foods. (must have)

• Strong technical background in a wide range of food application areas

such as dairy, beverage, bakery, ready meal, sauces, spreads, dressings,

etc.

• Strong background in microbiology

• Proven track record of innovation from concept to commercialization of

foods, niche functional food products, or packaging for foods.

• Self-starter with ability to take a role as a technology project manager

in NPD with proven experience managing and planning multiple projects

simultaneously, ensuring timely completion in a fast-paced environment.

• Attention to detail, sense of urgency, and excitement.

• Provide regulatory guidance on product manufacturing and labeling.

• Collaborate effectively across different business units and functional

areas.

• Available to travel up to 15% domestic and international.

• Outstanding knowledge of and experience in foods, processing,

characterization, and regulations.

• Demonstrated ability to effectively deliver packaging projects from

inception to completion according to established guidelines and

timelines.

• Ability to be effective technical resource for the corporation.

• Experience in packaging desirable.

• Strong computer skills, (i.e. Microsoft Office,

Analytical/micro-biological instrumentation software) • Ability to challenge Key Opinion Formers in alignment to corporate

goals.

• Detailed oriented, high degree of accuracy.

• Strong organizational skills with the ability to actively contribute to

new projects

• Ability to make independent decisions within a team environment • Excellent communication, inter-personal, and time management skills.

• Flexibility in the ability to prioritize, multi task, and learn quickly

with a positive attitude.

Job

: Manager, Product Development 2

Schedule

: Full-time

Primary Location

: NC-Canton

 

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