Utilize scientific methods to develop knowledge that creates
business opportunities that support the company strategic market
Provide technical and business risk assessment/perspectives
related to new product development.
Design and execute experiments, and analyze and interpret
data to make sound technical recommendations on product and process issues.
Leverage external and internal experts for key analytical
and sensory research.
Perform basic economic evaluations on ingredients, ingredients
suppliers, and product formulations
Develop product formulations that leverages expertise in
food chemistry and food ingredient functionality
Develop complete product attribute specifications for new
Partner externally to source ingredients and leverage vendor
expertise in ingredient functionality
Participate as an active member of cross-functional business
development teams comprised of individuals from a variety of disciplines,
including Marketing, Purchasing, Engineering and other groups.
1-2 years Experience - Research
Ability to translate objectives into strategic and tactical
project goals and objectives.
Ability to make significant technical scientific advances
utilizing internal and/or external resources.
Detail oriented individual who can support and partner with
lead Scientists during accelerated product development life cycles that
include new idea generation, prototype development, product optimization,
production start-up for test market and national launching of new products
Fundamental understanding of the incorporation of business
need into technical programs
The ability and interest to work in laboratory, pilot plant
and manufacturing scale environments.
Strong communication skills (oral and written).
Willingness to travel.
B.S. in Food Science & Technology or related scientific