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Sr. Principal Scientist in Chicago, IL at Newly Weds Foods

Date Posted: 6/4/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Chicago, IL
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

The Senior Principal Scientist will design and initiate research to improve existing products, enhance scientific processes or discover new products. The individual will lead problem solving projects which support and investigate prototype development, analytical method validation and ingredient interactions to facilitate product and process development.
Essential Functions:

Directs a multi-project development portfolio and makes strong technical and strategic contributions to research and development project teams.

Serves as the leading specialist in the fundamental sciences pertinent to food technology, product development and application.

Provides exceptional productivity in assigned business role.

Locates, interprets and analyzes technical information from multiple sources to relate impact on business performance.

Plays a major role in transfer of information and technology to manufacturing and quality assurance groups located in the production facilities.

Oversees staff performance reviews and provides technical guidance in scientific projects.

Demonstrates a broader scope of technical knowledge and a greater understanding of core expertise than a Principal Scientist.

Recommends innovative technologies and approaches to support core products, product improvements and/or line extensions.

Perform other duties as assigned or needed.

Job Requirements

BS degree with a minimum of 15 years of relevant experience.
MS degree with a minimum of 13 years of relevant experience.
Ph.D. degree with a minimum of 11 years of relevant experience.
Strong communication, interpersonal skill and general knowledge in Adobe applications, MS Office, AS400 and Lotus Notes.

Work Environment:
General office setting. Periodic exposure to: (1) loud environment, (2) airborne particles with stronger odors associated with spicy food ingredients, (3) cold, hot, wet and humid conditions, (4) walking and standing on concrete, (5) climbing steps, ladders, (6) standing on elevated surfaces.