Ferrara

Food Scientist (BB-E18FF)

Found in: Neuvoo IN

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Primary Purpose The Food Scientist will lead the development of new products, improving existing products, managing product specifications, and providing front line problem solving. This individual will be able to anticipate the needs of the R&D and cross-functional partners, and then recommend agile solutions and possibilities. Major Responsibilities To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Executes various product development projects within sugar confectionery Works closely with R&D, Engineering and Manufacturing staff in project execution, technology transfer, and problem solving Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Leads 5-15 projects at any given time and may lead 1-2 high priority projects within a given year. Effectively communicates project status updates directly with cross-functional partners Assists in reverse engineering of competitive product and developing equivalents. Seeks out new processes to create and introduce unique and interesting products to the confectionery industry. Looks for new product ideas across the product range with proven ability to prototype new ideas. Works directly with cross-functional Operations and Marketing contacts on project execution and timelines. Travels both domestically and internationally up to 25%. Ensures adherence to all company policies and procedures. Understands and demonstrates the Company’s core values. Performs other duties as assigned. Competencies/Skills/Knowledge Required The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Exercised knowledge and passion of confectionery sciences. Ability to apply broad range scientific knowledge to confectionery technology Strong project management skills to lead 5-15 projects at once. Comfortable operating laboratory, pilot plant, and plant equipment. Strong verbal and written communication. Self-starter with strong initiative to seek improvements. Able to apply strategic thinking, exhibit a collaborative mindset, and suggest innovative solutions. Highly efficient at planning and staying on tight timelines and planning projects accordingly. Naturally blend in with fast paced product development. Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Food Engineering or similar scientific field, or equivalent experience Masters or certification preferred Minimum 2-4 years’ experience or equivalent knowledge and skill set Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite Working knowledge of Genesis and SAP preferred

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