R&D Scientist


Science and Research

Advert ID



Golden Valley

Job Type




Salary Range

Up to USD0.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Minnesota Engineering - (USA) 3600 Minnesota Drive Suite 850 MN Edina , MN 55435



Job Description

A global partner of ours is seeking Product Development - Full-time Experienced R&D Scientists!!

Seeking talent with product development experience in food consumer packaged goods. The right candidate for these roles will be able to make internal and external connections to leverage pipelines, portfolios, and technologies for innovation. The right candidates will also be successful at developing great partnerships with cross functional partners, have superior project management skills, and have strong formulation and process development skills. The projects managed in these roles will provide the opportunity to lead complex projects, advance science, and build new capabilities, processes, and business partnerships.

Job Responsibilities: As an experienced Research and Development Scientist for Innovation, Technology, and Quality (ITQ) you will be responsible for new product and/or cost reduction strategy, concept development, product formulation, and process development. In this role, you will have the unique opportunity to impact the ITQ function by leveraging your knowledge, skills and expertise to create new possibilities in the platform by leading process development and innovation and advancing technical possibilities by bringing strategic differentiation to the product portfolio. Responsibilities may include any of the following, depending on the scope of the assigned project:

* Take products from bench top to full production while collaborating fully in a cross functional environment

* Develop new products, make product improvements, and contribute to concept refinement and product start-ups

* Drive projects through appropriate consumer, descriptive, and discrimination testing to enhance product knowledge from its initial concept state to its appearance on grocers' shelves

* Partner with global teams to identify new opportunities and solve technical challenges

* Build technical expertise in new areas and share knowledge across the organization

* Identify cost savings opportunities by challenging formulation and processing assumptions

* Execute commercialization of projects efficiently and with excellence

Standard Education and Experience Levels:

* 3+ years of experience in product development

* Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Food Science or related field

Other required skill-sets or qualifications:

* Proven ability to deliver executional excellence, facilitate cultural learning, and develop technical and scientific rigor

* Ability to be flexible and adapt to multiple situations

* Demonstrated ability to lead technically driven projects; strong technical background

* Self-starter with a strong bias for action as well as skills for problem-solving and trouble-shooting

* Ability to collaborate in a cross-functional and external environment and provide key product guidance

* Innovative thinker, creative, willing to challenge established methods and beliefs

* Some assignments may require travel so a willingness to travel is a plus