: Dec-27-2012, 9:59:59
: United States-New Jersey-Englewood Cliffs
: Day Job
: Yes, 25 % of the
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
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
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
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.