NPD Senior Scientist

West Drayton, London
03 Apr 2017
03 May 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

NPD Senior Scientist

As the NPD Senior Scientist, you will be responsible for New Product Development (NPD), product re-engineering projects and other development projects across the SBFE (Suntory Beverage Food Europe) brands. You’ll also be responsible for ensuring continuous improvement and knowledge dissemination throughout the SBFE R&D Teams.

You’ll have a number of key responsibility including amongst others:

• Technical lead of liquid product development, proactively coordinating with Project Leaders (brief/concept definition) and ensuring knowledge dissemination throughout the NPD team, Technical Centre and business units.

• Providing technical expertise through delivery of new formulations (including compounds, emulsions, flavours, powder blends and colours) and technical support from formulation to industrialization

• Delivery of formulations and specifications to be implemented in concentrates and bottling plants and support of industrial trials

• Coordinating stability test in collaboration with other technical functions (Sensory, Technical Support).

• Operating laboratory equipment related to intermediate & finished product development.

• Loading accurate formulations and main technical data on SBFE database.

• Writing/reviewing procedures, instructions and guidelines relevant to the NPD process and equipment

• Addressing any issues and concerns related product /pack interactions.

• Providing effective Scientific & Technical support (products, ingredients, brands technology etc).

You’ll be able to demonstrate/evidence:

• A Bachelor of Science Degree or equivalent in a food-related science field (Food Technology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology or Agricultural Engineering).

• Competence in managing multiple & complex projects.

• Knowledge and skills of working within beverages globally for blue chip beverage company

• Ability to coordinate a small team and external partners

If you are ready to join a revolutionary soft drinks company and would like to learn more, we'd love to hear from you.

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