PepsiCo R&D Prod Dev Scientist Vacancy 2021 – Apply Online

Pepsico R&D Prod Dev Scientist Vacancy 2021 – Apply Online

Pepsico R&D Prod Dev job Pepsi Lipton is a Joint Venture formed between PepsiCo and Unilever in order to capitalize on the growth of the ready-to-drink tea segment. It is a global business worth more than 3.0 billion USD today and consisting of four core brands: Lipton, Brisk, Pure Leaf, and Tazo. Our vision is to expand our global leadership and enter new benefit areas with current and additional brands. This role will support the Pepsi Lipton Americas R&D team developing refresh, reframe, and breakthrough innovation for North America and Latin America.

Job Title: R&D Prod Dev Scientist

Location: Valhalla, New York

Job Function: Research and Development

Req Id: 235500BR

Pepsi Lipton is a Joint Venture formed between PepsiCo and Unilever in order to capitalize on growth of the ready-to-drink tea segment. It is a global business worth more than 3.0 billion USD today and consisting of four core brands: Lipton, Brisk, Pure Leaf, and Tazo. Our vision is to expand our global leadership and enter new benefit areas with current and additional brands. This role will support the Pepsi Lipton Americas R&D team developing refresh, reframe and breakthrough innovation for North America and Latin America.

Job Accountabilities:

  • Conduct and document product development lab work, including the development of benchtop prototypes, implementation and maintenance of stability testing, and pilot plant/commercial scale-up trials
  • Accurately prepare laboratory beverages and concentrates and submit samples for analytical and sensory evaluation
  • Create and ensure accuracy of product specification documents
  • Possess intermediate technical knowledge of ingredient functionality and potential interactions
  • Possess the ability to conduct experiments, analyze data and make recommendations to address technical challenges
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written, including timely and accurate documentation of work in laboratory notebooks and active communication of status of research
  • Demonstrate ability to understand the application of consumer research and experimental design to project objectives
  • Participate as an active member of cross-functional business teams comprised of individuals from a variety of disciplines, including Marketing, Supply Chain, Engineering, and others
  • Partner with R&D disciplines such as Quality Assurance, Food Safety, Nutrition, and Regulatory to ensure a robust, safe and legal product design

Critical Competencies:

  • The successful candidate will be experienced in the consumer goods industry and demonstrate the following skills:
  • Intellectual curiosity and ability to think critically & analytically
  • Communication/Presentation Skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to provide thought leadership on tactical aspects of projects
  • Ability to self-initiate and manage multiple project tasks independently to meet business objectives and to support the individuals of the workgroup
  • Outstanding time management, team working and communication skills
  • Ability to analyze and communicate implications of experimental results
    Strong commitment to working safely and maintaining a safe work environment
  • Ability to flawlessly execute laboratory bench work and pilot-plant scale-ups
  • Must be well-organized, capture work details and learning and highlight any unexpected learning
  • Must possess the ability to work successfully in cross-functional teams

Computer Skills: MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, Outlook), FSS experience a plus
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Qualifications/Requirements

  • B.S. and 2-3 years of experience OR
  • M.S. and 1-2 years of experience
  • Food Science, Food Engineering or related discipline
  • Outstanding teamwork, communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to analyze and communicate implications of emerging consumer trends
  • Proven track record in maintaining good working relationships with business partners
  • Occasional flexibility in working hours to set up and complete focus groups, product expos, pilot plant scaleups, or plant trials that may extend past typical working hours
    Desired:
  • Product development experience(s) with beverages at a consumer goods company
  • Experience with tea ingredients and/or tea-based products a plus
  • Conversational/Fluent in Spanish
  • Percent Travel: 15-20% (domestic & international)

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Qualifications/Requirements

  • B.S. and 2-3 years of experience OR
  • M.S. and 1-2 years of experience
  • Food Science, Food Engineering or related discipline
  • Outstanding teamwork, communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to analyze and communicate implications of emerging consumer trends
  • Proven track record in maintaining good working relationships with business partners
    Occasional flexibility in working hours to set up and complete focus groups, product expos, pilot plant scaleups, or plant trials that may extend past typical working hours
    Desired:
  • Product development experience(s) with beverages at a consumer goods company
  • Experience with tea ingredients and/or tea-based products a plus
    Conversational/Fluent in Spanish

Critical Competencies:

  • The successful candidate will be experienced in the consumer goods industry and demonstrate the following skills:
  • Intellectual curiosity and ability to think critically & analytically
  • Communication/Presentation Skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to provide thought leadership on tactical aspects of projects
  • Ability to self-initiate and manage multiple project tasks independently to meet business objectives and to support the individuals of the workgroup
  • Outstanding time management, team working and communication skills
  • Ability to analyze and communicate implications of experimental results
  • Strong commitment to working safely and maintaining a safe work environment
    Ability to flawlessly execute laboratory bench work and pilot-plant scale-ups
  • Must be well-organized, capture work details and learning and highlight any unexpected learning
  • Must possess the ability to work successfully in cross-functional teams
    Computer Skills: MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, Outlook), FSS experience a plus

Job Accountabilities:

  • Conduct and document product development lab work, including the development of benchtop prototypes, implementation and maintenance of stability testing, and pilot plant/commercial scale-up trials
  • Accurately prepare laboratory beverages and concentrates and submit samples for analytical and sensory evaluation
    Create and ensure accuracy of product specification documents
  • Possess intermediate technical knowledge of ingredient functionality and potential interactions
  • Possess the ability to conduct experiments, analyze data and make recommendations to address technical challenges
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written, including timely and accurate documentation of work in laboratory notebooks and active communication of status of research
  • Demonstrate ability to understand the application of consumer research and experimental design to project objectives
  • Participate as an active member of cross-functional business teams comprised of individuals from a variety of disciplines, including Marketing, Supply Chain, Engineering, and others
  • Partner with R&D disciplines such as Quality Assurance, Food Safety, Nutrition, and Regulatory to ensure a robust, safe and legal product design

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