Sr. Scientist, Product Development at Ferrara Pan Candy Co., Inc.

Posted in Retail 13 days ago.

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Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:
Job Posting Title

Sr. Scientist, Product DevelopmentPosition Summary

Primary Purpose

The position of Sr. Scientist, Product Development for Ferrara Candy Company assumes primary responsibility for undertaking and executing prototype development, developing and introducing new products, renovate food and improve product quality, and perform scale-up and manage consumer testing.

Education and Experience
  • Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Food Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • Must have five years of experience in the consumer package goods or related industry.
  • Of experience required, must have two years of experience in each of the following:
  • Leveraging business knowledge to flag issues and drive down project time/cost;
  • Ensuring delivery of product development, supply chain, and packing work requests and cost of good initiatives;
  • Identifying potential margin improvement initiatives;
  • Identifying and making recommendations for improvements to key policies and processes. Experience may be gained concurrently.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, employment decisions and opportunities at Ferrara will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil union status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, military or veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic information, pregnancy (childbirth or related medical condition), or on any other basis prohibited by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.