R&D Senior Scientist - Product Development

PepsiCo

3.9

(195)

Plano, TX

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  • 87% say the CEO supports gender diversity
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    Position summary

    the same in various markets. This role scope in global and multiband in nature e.g., Pop corners, Quaker rice Crisps, Crispy Minis, Quaker Rice cakes, PopWorks to name some key ones.

    Responsibilities

    • Lead Science and technology projects by overall planning and executing experiments utilizing the scientific methods, analyze and interpret data to make sound technical recommendations on product and process development that creates business opportunities to support strategic business objectives and functional priorities.

    • Develop product formulations that leverage expertise in food chemistry and food ingredient functionality.

    • Perform initial techno commercial evaluations on ingredients, ingredient suppliers, and product formulations.

    • Carryout essential project management and documentation support required for these programs including governance process requirements.

    • Support Front end innovation/trend research to develop knowledge and identify new areas of opportunity that support the company's strategic market objectives.

    • Participate as an active member & partner with various Global R&D functions - Ingredient, Process, Platform, Consumer research, analytical science etc. and regional R&D teams to deliver project objectives

    Qualifications

    • PhD or MS degree in Food Science or related scientific field.

    • 2-4 years of industry experience - Preferably in Food Product development

    • Strong product development skills with knowledge of ingredient functionality

    • Proven ability to make significant scientific advances utilizing internal & external resources in an agile manner

    • Effective communication skills (oral and written)

    • Good collaboration and project management skills

    • Ability to successfully work through ambiguity.

    • Must be willing to travel approx. 15% of the time.

    • This position is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States

    Compensation and Benefits:

    • The expected compensation range for this position is between $68,000 - $113,850 based on a full-time schedule.

    • Location, confirmed job-related skills and experience will be considered in setting actual starting salary

    • Bonus based on performance and eligibility; target payout is 8% of annual salary paid out annually.

    • Paid time off subject to eligibility, including paid parental leave, vacation, sick, and bereavement.

    • In addition to salary, PepsiCo offers a comprehensive benefits package to support our employees and their families, subject to elections and eligibility: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Insurance (Accident, Group Legal, Life), Defined Contribution Retirement Plan.

    EEO Statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

    PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

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    Why you should apply for a job to PepsiCo:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019
  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 78% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 87% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Work that Works program offers balanced independence & support to create a flexible, adaptive and productive working environment
  • 6 weeks of paid Parental Leave to new moms and new dads after the birth or adoption of a child
  • Center-based and in-home, back-up childcare is available for up to 15 days per year per employee