Food Scientist II


Glenview, IL

5 - 7 years

Posted 236 days ago

  by    Archit Sharma

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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. 


? 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 

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

3+ Natural or process cheese experience in industry including development and/or pilot plant/plant experience 

French speaking is not required 

Agileexperience is required. 

Assignment has possibility of an extension