Senior Food Scientist - Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Full/Part Time

Full Time


Englewood Cliffs, NJ



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.

Job Summary
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 of innovations.

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 processes.
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 facilities.
Supply management support for alternative suppliers and raw materials.

Key Requirements
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 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.






























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