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Associate Scientist, RD

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Company :
H J Heinz Co Ltd

Location :
Warrendale, Pennsylvania

Expiry Date :
Mon, 14 Jun 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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About Us The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. Were a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. While Kraft Heinz is co-headquartered in Chicago and Pittsburgh, our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands. We spark joy around mealtime with our iconic brands, including Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Velveeta, Planters, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Primal Kitchen, and Classico, among others. No matter the brand, were united under one vision:To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, were transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen theres only one thing to do: join our table and lets make life delicious! Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy & Collaboration We’re not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level from entry-level intern to senior leader to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz which we apply to every situation, every day. As part of Kraft Heinz, you’re supported to grow and achieve. Youre expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level and youll be rewarded. Youre given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you wont do it alone. Youre supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress. Job Description Role This is a research based technical development role providing direction for and execution of projects across our North American business.The candidate will be executing and/or driving technical projects to meet business initiatives focused on Innovation, Renovation and Brand Maintenance. This candidate must have a technical background and excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to apply prior learning or scientific principles to new situations. This position requires an individual to manage multiple assignments/ tasks concurrently and demonstrate the ability to complete work with minimal guidance. Exhibiting a collaborative mindset and applying creative solutions are a must. Key Components – Conducting bench top experiments in the lab. – Responsible for developing and commercializing new products, renovating existing products, reviewing and evaluating ingredients, and delivering cost savings across the Away From Home Condiments and Sauces unit. – Work collaboratively with Packaging, Quality, Operations, Project Management, Marketing, Sales to drive, scope, execute projects to meet the business objectives. – Includes activities such as feasibility assessments, prototype development, costing, supervision of factory trials, development of recipe and factory documentation, recipe and label development, technical approval, shelf life assessment and technical support for initial factory production. Qualifications: – Good communication, critical thinking and investigation skills. – Self-starter with a passion to learn a must. – Manage multiple assignments/tasks concurrently with the ability to question the priority of work – Strong understanding of Design of Experiments – Willingness to travel 30% pending business needs – B.S. degree in Food, Dairy, Meat Science or Chemical Engineering or equivalent – Internship or Co-op Experience in the food or consumer products industry preferred. Location(s)Heinz Innovation Center Equal Opportunity Employerminorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity