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RD&A Scientist

Requisition ID 40972
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Research and Development 
Posting Type DNI

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

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.

About the role

Apply scientific and engineering principles for research and improvement of existing procceses.  This includes conceptualizing, development, specification and processing of new products. 


Key responsibilities

  • Knowledge of pyrolysis and thermochemical conversion of biomasses
  • Understand complex industrial processes and find ways to improve them
  • Ability to interpret complex data
  • Understanding of culinary and applications
  • Understanding of Maillard reaction, specifically browning
  • Understanding of flavor chemistry and blending
  • Experience in process scale up, specifically taking experimental pyrolysis processes from bench scale to full scale
  • Processing knowledge for other industrial processes including but not limited to evaporation, distillation, and other extraction techniques
  • Food and flavor mapping
  • Ability to meet expected timeframes and deadlines

Qualifications and skills

  • BS in Food Science, Food Technology, Chemestry, Chemical Egineering, Physical Chemical or related fields
  • +3 years of experience in the Food Industry or related
  • Development of samples
  • Reduction in complexity
  • Specific Project results in creative communication and development of solutions for the field
  • Unique flavor profiles
  • Regulatory support
  • Quality support
  • Interpret smoke flavors to create and analyze flavor maps
  • Production support
  • Custom mixing and blending
  • Optiva GT, SAP, and MDG product entry
  • Commercialization support
  • Work with Quality to get base analysis of competitor and developmental products
  • Provide matches for traditional smoke conversions
  • Sales/technical support
  • Preparing Samples for 3rd party support

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 .                                                                                                         

Nearest Major Market: Green Bay
Nearest Secondary Market: Appleton

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