– Memphis, TN
Kraft Foods Group is
one of the most admired and largest food and beverage businesses in North
America. We’re also one of the largest worldwide among publicly traded
consumer packaged food and beverage companies, based on our 2012 combined
net revenues of $18.7 billion.
and market food and beverage products, including convenient meals,
Refreshment beverages and coffee, cheese and other grocery products,
primarily in the United States and Canada, under a host of iconic brands.
Our product categories span breakfast, lunch and dinner meal occasions,
both at home and in foodservice locations.
brand portfolio consists of many of the most popular food brands in North
America, Including three brands with annual net revenues exceeding $1 billion
each – Kraft cheeses, dinners and dressings; Oscar Mayer meats;
and Maxwell House coffees – plus over 20 brands with annual net
revenues of between $100 million and $1 billion each.
In the United
States, based on dollar share in 2012, we hold the number one branded
share position in a majority of our 50 product categories, as well as in
18 of our top 20 product categories. We hold the number two branded share
position in the other two product categories.
is part of the Kraft Food Ingredients R&D Organization based in Memphis, TN. Primary responsibility for this position
includes the execution from concept to commercialization of assigned new
product development, quality improvement, or cost optimization in savory
and dairy flavors.
Formulate liquid compounded flavors, spray dry
flavors, and dry blends for savory and dairy
Generate creative ideas, innovations and approaches
for Savory Flavors Category
Interface with multiple cross-functional groups to
execute projects and provide technical support to KFI customers
Conduct pilot plant trails and commercialization of
new product development
Provide leadership and instruction to technicians
and lower level professional personnel as required
Complete apprentice program and become a Certified Flavorist of the Society of Flavor Chemists
25% travel to manufacturing sites and customer
Bachelor of Science
Degree in Food Science, Chemistry, or a related Applied Science required;
Masters or PhD a plus
Minimum five years’ experience in creative flavor
development; Minimum five years food industry experience
Member of Society of Flavor Chemists
Demonstrated ability of full working technical
knowledge of product and process optimization, including formula
development, manufacturing validation and implementation
Interpersonal skills that allow for effective
working relationships with peers, cross functional team managers and
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
and proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office)
Kraft Foods is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Kraft recruits
qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender,
age, ethnic or national origin, veteran status, physical or mental
disability, genetic information, sexual orientation or preference, gender
identity, marital status or citizenship status.
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