SENIOR FOOD SCIENTIST Beverages & SlimFast
Unilever's mission is to add Vitality to Life. We meet everyday needs for
nutrition; hygiene and personal care with brands that help people feel
good, look good and get more out of life. Unilever is among the top
Fortune Global 500 Companies. We are also one of the world's leading
suppliers of fast moving consumer goods in foods, household and personal
care products. Our purpose is to meet the everyday needs of people
everywhere – to anticipate the aspirations of our consumers and customers
and to respond creatively and competitively with branded products and
services, which raise the quality of life.
Support product and process development projects, which will lead to new
or modified products in support of the Innovation Process of the company.
Deployment of innovations, renovation, business continuity and product
Value Improvement Process into Factory. Attendance and technical support
at innovation capability trials; trouble shooting and problem solving
with Supply Chain process teams. Plan and execute technical activations
Duties and Responsibilities
Assessment of technical feasibility from a product/process standpoint and
identification of product/process related issues such as new and unique
ingredients or feasibility based on current plant capabilities.
Identification of formulation, ingredients, shelf life, process
conditions and lead times.
Development of specifications for new raw materials, new or modified processes
and finished products.
Participation in plant trials and adjustments as needed to products and
Management of transition from development into the supply chain.
Providing orientations, new testing methods and direction to operations
and plant QA Department to expedite commercialization.
Support of supply chain improvement projects including troubleshooting
activities where product/process knowledge is essential.
Interaction with and effective leveraging of background research
Supply management support for alternative suppliers and raw materials.
B.S., M.S. in Food Science, Food and Nutrition, Food Engineering or
equivalent degree and 2 to 5 years in a food related position. Tea or
nutritional fortified product/process development experiences preferred.
Strong project management and excellent communication and documentation
skills required. Flexibility to deal with modifications and pressure to
meet deadlines of cross functional team. Ability to manage multiple
projects and set appropriate timelines for each.
Unilever offers a competitive compensation package which includes:
Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including spouse &
children; Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, Retirement &
Savings Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Vacation and Holidays.
Please apply for this position at www.unileverusa-careers.com or call
Unilever Peoplelink 888.775.0389
Unilever is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination
based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national
origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran
status or any other legally protected status in accordance with
applicable federal, state and local laws.
Employment is subject to verification of pre-employment drug-screening
results and background investigation.