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R&D Technologist Recent Graduates Dairy / Culinary

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WI, Beloit



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R&D / Food Technologist Position Description Kerry is looking for individuals who have a science background in dairy (dry and wet), lipids and culinary powders, proteins, bakery, flavors, beverage, cereals, seasonings, coatings, formulas, and other areas.

The successful candidate applies scientific and engineering principles in research, development, production technology, quality control, packaging, processing, and utilization of foods by performing the following duties.

- Conducts basic research and new product research and development of foods.

- Develops new and improved methods and systems for food processing, production, quality control, packaging, and distribution.

- Studies methods to improve quality of foods such as flavor, color, texture, nutritional value, convenience, or physical, chemical, and microbiological composition of foods.

- Develops food standards, safety and sanitary regulations, and waste management and water supply specifications.

- Tests new products in test kitchen and develops specific processing methods in laboratory pilot plant.

- Confers with process engineers, flavor experts, and packaging and marketing specialists to resolve problems.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelors, Masterís, or PhD in Food Science or related discipline.

We are currently looking for graduates from December '11 & May 2012

We encourage all recent graduates, and those about to graduate, to apply.

All individuals will be required to be mobile and may be required to work at more than one Kerry site throughout the USA.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


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