Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Position Summary and Key Responsibilities:
The Food Scientist is responsible for assisting Senior Product Developers
in ice cream innovations and cost savings projects. Position is entry level
however will allow you to learn all aspects of ice cream processing, water
ice processing and producing samples on a daily basis. This role will also
assist in organizing or conducting appropriate analytical, microbiology and
sensory testing. The Food Scientist will work side by side with development
team on the bench and in the pilot plant. Will conduct trials in the pilot
plant along side or independently depending on
their level of experience.
The ideal candidate will have a strong passion for Food Science and Food
Product Development and Processing Development. The ideal candidate will
have 1-3 years previous experience or will have done internships or have
been part of co-op programs at a Consumer Goods company.
Product Development Scientist with 1-3 years Food Science experience with a
BS degree in Food Science. The ideal candidate will have a strong passion
for food and culinary understanding. Frozen Food experience will be a
bonus. A proven innovation track record being able to demonstrate bench
top, pilot plant and factory experience is a must. Dairy science or ice
cream experience is not necessary but a plus.
Person must have excellent written and oral communication with a strong
ability to work in a team environment. Must be flexible to work and support
multiple innovation and quality control process related issues.
The ideal candidate must be able to work with all types of ingredients
including wheat, dairy, soybean and all types of nuts.
Passion for Growth - Must have love ice cream! Share Happy!
Breakthrough Thinking - Must demonstrate ability to engineer and solve
issues with new ideas.
Adapting to Change - Must be willing to handle multiple projects assisting Sr Product Developers. He/she must work on bench, pilot
plant and in factories and change project priorities accordingly.
Team Commitment - Must be able to work in a team environment and must have
demonstrated processing leadership within current projects.
Unilever offers a competitive compensation package which includes: Medical
& Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses, domestic
partners & children; Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care,
Retirement & Savings Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Vacation and
Please note: as part of the job application, you will be asked to complete
an online assessment. Completion of the assessment is mandatory in order to
be considered. Please allow yourself plenty of time to complete both the
application and assessment. If the assessment is filled out partially or
not at all, it will adversely affect the progress of your application.
Please be aware that you will have to complete the assessment at once as
you will be unable to return to it later.
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.