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RD&A Scientist, Meat Seasoning

Requisition ID 2642
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Research and Development 
Recruiter AD1
Posting Type LI
Career Builder CB 

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About the role

The RD&A Scientist will work on the development of  seasoning applications for meats. At the Kerry Center in Beloit, we are a leader in taste and nutrition for the global food, beverage and pharmaceutical industry.  We have approximately 700 employees at this location that perform various task such as finance, procurement, supply chain and customer care.  This location is commutable from major cities such as Milwaukee and Madison. If you’re looking to build a career in RD&A with a team you can have some fun with, we might be the team for you.

Key responsibilites

The Scientist will lead and participate on proactive meat seasoning innovation projects and responsive customer-initiated projects.  This will be achieved by working in a lab & pilot plant and having an understanding of dry ingredients and the different raw materials to make blends (flavors).  You will report to the RD&A Manager.

  • Conducts basic research, and new product research and development of foods.
  • Develops new and improved methods and systems for food processing, production, quality control, packaging, and distribution.
  • Studies methods to improve quality of foods such as flavor, color, texture, nutritional value, convenience, or physical, chemical, and microbiological composition of foods.
  • Develops food standards, safety and sanitary regulations, and waste management and water supply specifications.
  • Tests new products in test kitchen and develops specific processing methods in laboratory pilot plant.

Qualifications and skills

If you’re up to the challenge and have the following qualifications and background, please apply.

  • Do you have a Bachelor’s or Master’s in Food Science or Meat Science?   
  • Are you able to consume & taste meat products?
  • Are you open to Travel 10 – 20%, to customer locations and plant?.
  • Experience with meat / meat seasoning is preferred.

3400 Millington Road, Beloit, WI 53511

R&D Scientist, Scientist


Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .                                                                                                            

Kerry is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request. 

Nearest Major Market: Madison

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