Sr Product Development Food Scientist


Indianapolis IN


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Job ID: EB-2101448528
Category: Consumer Products
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Our client, a global leader in the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) industry, with a focus on sustainability and healthy ingredients has retained our practice to place at a Sr. Product Development Food Scientist. This exciting role will lead and drive product innovation & renovation as well as alternate material projects from concept to commercialization. This position will be based onsite in Indianapolis, IN with relocation assistance available if needed. If you are looking to be a part of a company revolutionizing the food space, with opportunities to advance your career you’ll want to hear more about this great opportunity!

Ideal candidates will have:

• 5+ years of food industry product development experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Food Science or related disciplines required. Master’s degree or Ph.D. preferred
• Experience leading product development projects from concept to commercialization including writing formulas
• Experience designing new products based on targeted flavor profile, organoleptic parameters such as sweetness, mouth feel, color, shelf life and nutritional content while maintaining adherence to government and industry standards
• Ability to identify opportunities for improvement and drive the opportunity to completion
• Comfortable working cross functionally and leading project teams and meetings
• Working knowledge of government regulations and rules of certification bodies such as Kosher, Halal, Organic, and others as applicable to business
• Experience with beverages is not required but highly desirable

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