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RDA Scientist Meat

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

Plays a key role in the development of new product, formulation, application tests as well as implementation of the mixing process in the plant and validation tests with customers. 

Key responsibilities

  • Responsible for product development from initiation to launch. Confers with process engineers, flavor experts, sales staff, suppliers, customers, food safety, regulations and packaging and marketing specialists to resolve problems. 
  • Is responsible for developing methods for analysis, illustrating product attributes, and performing sensory panels. Applies science for experimental design. 
  • Conducts basic research for the improvement of existing products and the development of new products, outlining procedures and specifications. 
  • Develops food system formulations and related applications stability performance through demonstrated understanding of food formulation and chemical interactions. 
  • Oversees sensory testing and application screening to support the product development. 
  • Interacts and troubleshoots with customers on application concerns. Fosters relationships with peers at key accounts, building the image of the company as a leader in its field. Assists customers with technical issues that may arise. 
  • Ensures appropriate documentation of experimental trials and outcomes to facilitate scale up and product transfer to manufacturing. 
  • Develop product aligned with the design in terms of quality and food safety. 
  • Complies with that good laboratory practices and lab protocols. Documents all research notes in lab books and compute databases. 

Qualifications and skills

  • BS in Food Technology/ Science/ Culinary or other related fields 
  • 2 years of experience in equivalent roles
  • Competencies: Development of new products, creative & innovative thinking, scientific & technical expertise
  • Intermediate English 

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