Senior Scientist, Dairy
Job Description
We are hiring a Food Science professional to join our Nutrition & Biosciences BU as a Senior Scientist, Dairy!
Responsible for complex technical projects from experimental design to completion.  Includes testing, analytical procedures, equipment setup and preparation of standards and product materials under minimal supervision.  Employees in positions at this level independently apply intensive and diversified knowledge of scientific research in broad areas of assignments and related fields.  They also require a moderate level of business acumen.  
The essential functions of this position include but are not limited to the following:
1.    Prioritize and manage technical work for North America dairy customers.
2.    Develop and conduct experiments for a variety of projects and activities to be carried out individually or by others. 
3.    Develop work-plans to manage work for projects with a focus on texture and flavor.
4.    Review scientific literature, abstracts, patents and applicable method papers as appropriate. 
5.    Keep up-to-date on trends, new technical developments and competitor’s activities by monitoring applications for processing systems and ingredients.
6.    Deliver and create value-added solutions to customers.  Build strong technical credibility with customers.  
7.    Provide technical services to Customers, Sales and Divisions as needed (plant trials, troubleshooting, and training).  
8.    Implement and adhere to IFF core values and safety initiatives.  Report accidents promptly to Management.
9.    May develop or assist with development of new product and application literature, including technical reports, invention disclosures and patents.
10.    Maintain appropriate documentation for experiments, GMPs, FSMA, Bioterrorism and others as required.  
Job Requirements
To successfully perform the requirements of this position, the incumbent must possess a minimum four year Biological, Chemical or Food Science or related degree and experience typically gained through 10+ years in the dairy or food industry. Strong communication (verbal and written), organizational and interpersonal skills are necessary.  
This position operates in a laboratory/pilot plant environment and may require outside travel up to 30% of the time. 
This position may require heavy lifting up to 50 lbs and working with hazardous materials.

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