R&D Associate Scientist - Taste
Dec 2, 2013
Executes experiments in the area of Taste Technology to
deliver break through technical insights for enabling optimized sweet taste
experiences across the beverage and food portfolio. Sets up sensory and
chemical experiments Candidate will work with internal resources, long term
research and business partners to deliver significant business impact.
1. Executes sensory and chemical experiments
Executes experiments according to written protocol
Works safely and with respect to others
Sets experiments, acquire results, compile and document with
Captures accurate data
Works diligently to capture accurate data in notebook and
Interprets and graphs analytical data from the analytical group
and presents insights from results to supervisors
Identifies ways to improve protocols and communicate ideas
clearly with supervisors
Identifies outlier results and brings them to the attention
Works in team
Prioritize work with other team members
Helps other team members be successful
Ability to work independently, set up own experiments and
communicate results effectively
Ability to translate research into practical solutions to improve
Ability to leverage and integrate internal and external
resources to drive results
Ability to manage, balance, and prioritize with other team
Ability to change priorities and to help where help is
Ability to work quickly, accurately and safely.
Ability to clearly articulate experiment results to
supervisors and share insight with stakeholders
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
Excellent technical writing skills
Excellent data management, lab notebook maintenance and
Technical background in food chemistry.
Good understanding of analytical chemistry
Effective team player
B.S. in Chemistry, Food Science or a related field with 2+
year experience in basic laboratory skills.
Knowledge of sensory and analytical chemistry is a plus.
Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills
demonstrated by the ability to positively influence others.
Demonstrated ability to manage priorities and multi-task.
Opportunity Employment M/F/D/V