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Food Scientist II
Ref No.: 18-03725
Location: Glenview, Illinois
Start Date / End Date: 05/27/2018 to 12/29/2018
Description:

Product Development Role:


• Responsible for developing new products (Cheese, Coffee, Grocery) for the Canada marketplace.
• Job complexity involves heavy collaboration with marketing, business development, packaging development, manufacturing facility, Nutrition & Regulatory, Quality to ensure that R&D tasks are being completed appropriately.
• Candidate will be required to execute product development from bench to pilot and plant scale. Work includes ingredient selection, formulation development, shelf life testing, specification development, scale up and trials.
• Depending on project, sensory and consumer testing may need to be completed.
Responsibilities:
• Primary product development lead for benchtop, pilot plant, plant trials, sensory, and consumer validation on respective products
• Working directly with the Consumer Insights teams to develop testing plans
• Attending commercialization meetings to represent the project
• Responsible for delivering against timeline
• Communication with marketing project owners and R&D sector leads
• Quality and HACCP documentation
• Specification execution
• Commercialization processes
• Candidate will be required to execute specification development from raw and packaging materials, product formulations, packaging specs and configurations. Requires knowledge of Agile GSM and NPD

6 Plus years experience required
Sauces/Meals, Snacks abc coffee exp would be a big plus as well as Pilot plant exp and Consumer testing.


Experience with Natural or process cheese experience in industry including development and/or pilot plant/plant experience would be a major plus but not recommended

French speaking is not required
Agile experience is required.
Assignment has possibility of an extension

May have possibility of traveling to Canada for assignment

Must be able to travel occasionally to Canada

Shift Type
1
Does the position allow for the worker to be virtual/remote?
No
Shore Options Available for this Position
Onshore Only
Hours per Day 8
Hours per Week 40
Total Hours 1,240.00