- Develop innovative
beverages and bars through all stages of product introduction
(concept, bench top, sensory testing, plant trial,
commercialization, shelf life, nutritional verification) while
staying within specified parameters (cost, label claims, targeted
flavor and customer profiles) at all manufacturing sites (Dinuba and
- Generate creative new
concepts and innovative products and processes appropriate to the
brand, business plan and strategies.
- Represent R&D as a
project leader in interacting with marketing, production, QA,
purchasing, finance, logistics, and sales departments as well as
with suppliers and customers.
- Provide Technical Services
and trouble shooting support to Operations
and Quality Assurance in Dinuba and Co-packing facilities.
- Conduct technical research
projects through all stages of experimentation (test protocol
development, inter-departmental coordination, execution, and data
generation & interpretation).
- Investigate, analyze, and
execute new product/process improvement and cost savings
- Train and develop Lab
Technician(s); may also supervise Lab Technicians.
- Develop ingredient and
nutritional statements and present to SRA for approval.
- Develop and maintain
Operating and Ingredient Specifications.
- Develop and execute best
lab procedures and practices.
- Develop juice blend recipes
- Coordinate new ingredient,
crop year, and supplier approvals.
- Self-training to keep
abreast of developing technologies and lifestyle and nutritional
trends to maintain competitive edge.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Master degree in Food
Science or related field with 2 years of product experience or
Bachelor degree with 4 years of experience.
- Good understanding of food
chemistry, microbiology, engineering, and sensory evaluation
principles and practices.
- Experience in all phases of
the product development process and in ingredient technology.
- Self-manage multiple
projects in a fast paced working environment.
- Possess diverse food
processing and ingredient science knowledge.
- Demonstrated ability to
work effectively with many departments such as Marketing, Sales,
Operations, Quality, Logistics, and Purchasing.
- Proactive and able to
identify problems and execute solutions.
- Demonstrated ability to
rapidly learn new skills and assume new responsibilities.
- Ability to travel required.
- Creative culinary skills.
- Excellent communications
and interpersonal skills.
- Fruit and/or nutritional
experience a plus, but not necessary.
Honesty and integrity have always been cornerstone values of The
Coca-Cola Company. Our passion for people of integrity mirrors our
spirited drive for total quality in our brands. These and other elements
allow the company to sustain strategic practices and drive business
performance. The Personnel Integrity Assurance Program is another step
toward making The Coca-Cola Company the premier workplace. This process
includes a pre-employment background investigation that applies to all applicants employees and contractors of the company.
The scope of this inquiry may cover such elements as education employment
history a criminal history check reference checks and a pre-employment
drug screen. Designated countries or sensitive positions within the
company may have more stringent standards.
At The Coca-Cola Company you can cultivate your career in a challenging
and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor
of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a
day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is
known and respected throughout the world.