Utilize scientific methods to develop
knowledge that creates business opportunities that support the company
strategic market objectives.
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 products.
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
1-2 years Experience
- Research and/or Industry
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
Willingness to travel.
B.S. in Food Science & Technology
or related scientific field