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Research and Development Food Scientist - Minneapolis, MN


Functional Area(s): Research & Development

Department: Research & Development Scientist


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

This position is 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 with a focus on dairy products.

The position requires a Masterís degree or equivalent in Food Science or related field and one (1) year of experience in food science or related field. Experience must include hands-on experience with all of the following: 1) expertise with dairy products, including knowledge of dairy ingredients, their functionality, nutrition, processing and food safety; 2) significant knowledge in basic and advanced microbiology methodology (such as plate counts, pathogen & spoilage organism characterization, molecular microbiology techniques) to ensure safety and quality of food products; 3) fermentation applications for the food industry; 4) utilizing sensory methodology and product development process (such as formulation development, HACCP plan development, nutrition & cost analysis) to assess food products; and 5) designing and developing new food products from initial idea to finished product with specific experience in developing growth strategy, understanding financial issues, technical specifications and conversion of ideas to prototypes for great tasting finished food products. Must also have academic coursework in Industrial Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Food Safety and Fermentation. All experience may be gained concurrently and may have been gained before, during or after completion of the Masterís degree program. Employer will accept any suitable combination of education or experience as described above. If interested please submit resume and salary requirements to M. Ephardt, HR/Recruiting Rep, General Mills, Tech West, JFB Technical Center, 9000 Plymouth Ave. N., 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, Hšagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, Yoplait and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2011 global net sales of US$14.9 billion.


We seek out the best of the best and give them development, support and the chance to lead something big. If youíre 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: 51357275


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