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Research & Development Scientist


 Functional Area(s): Research & Development



Department: General Mills, Inc. has an opportunity for a Research & Development Scientist at our locations in Minneapolis, Minnesota.



Job Description: The primary duty of the Research & Development Scientist position is to work in a hands-on environment and to be actively involved in new and established product strategy, concept development, product formulation, process development, scale-up, and plant start-ups in the consumer food industry. This position requires a Ph.D. Degree or equivalent in Food Science or related field, plus two (2) years of experience in Food Science or a related field. Experience must include one (1) year of experience with all of the following: (1) Ingredient functionality research, including technical knowledge of food processing, process optimization & its relationship in controlling a final product’s key attributes; (2) Identifying novel applications for food ingredients in order to enhance the formulation and processing flexibility of food products; (3) Knowledge of nutrition, macro – and – micro nutrients, and health related ingredients in products; (4) Designing and developing new food products from concept to great tasting finished products involving: understanding consumer needs, financial implications, prototype development, technical specifications, regulatory and consumer food labeling requirements, and scale-up; and (5) Working with internationally based, cross functional teams including Marketing, Operations, and Quality Assurance. Position requires limited U.S. and international travel (approx. 20% of time). All experience may be gained concurrently and may have been gained before, during or after completion of Ph.D. degree program. Locations: Minneapolis, Minnesota. If interested please submit resume and salary requirements to Lisa T/HR, General Mills, 9000 Plymouth Ave. N, JFB-E-150, Minneapolis, MN 55427. No phone calls please. EOE.







Our Brands. Your Legacy.


Great brands start with the people that make them great. One of the world's leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, Yoplait and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2012 global net sales of US$16 billion.




We seek out the best of the best and give them development, support and the chance to lead something big. If you’re ready to fulfill your potential, consider sharing your talents with the outstanding people of General Mills. You will work with legendary brands, nourish people around the world, and start building your own legacy.



Location: Minneapolis, MN, US



Job ID: 52119961


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