R&D Senior Scientist - Product Development

PepsiCo

3.9

(195)

Plano, TX

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
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    Position summary

    r R&D functions and business cross-functional partners to develop and launch product innovations and renovations, integrating pep+ technology roadmaps.

    • Work with external suppliers and vendors to identify new technology unlocks, lead new seasoning design and commercialize new ingredients and technologies.

    • Provide technical and business risk assessment/perspectives related to new product development and strategic R&D project goals.

    • Apply scientific and experimental design principles to solve technical problems and create robust seasoning designs.

    • Leverage external and internal experts for key analytical and sensory research.

    • Willing to travel, typically 15-20%.

    Qualifications

    • BS/MS or higher in Food Science, Ingredient Science or Engineering

    • 2+ years experience in R&D or manufacturing/production environment in foods, seasoning, flavors, ingredients or CPG industry

    • Demonstrated ability to translate business objectives into strategic and tactical project objectives

    • Demonstrated competency to effectively influence cross-functionally with solid communication (oral & written) and collaboration skills.

    • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and deliver results while overcoming obstacles

    • Experience managing technicians and/or interns, is a plus

    • Experience with seasoning system setup, operation, quality control, troubleshooting, etc. is a plus

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Past experience in seasoning & flavor, ingredient science, natural color ingredients and/or product development

    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

    If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy.

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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