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Kelly Scientific Resources

Food Scientist

Post Date:Dec 26, 2017Type:Full-Time
Start Date:12/26/2017Salary:
Location:US-IL-Glenview Job Reference:US41L7SS_BH1393972

Job Description:

Kelly Services is looking for a Food Scientist Product Development Role in Glenview, IL
6 month contract with a possiblity of an extension
1st shift, may require some travel to Canada
Salary expectations 80,000- 90,000 pending on experience


• Responsible for developing new products (Cheese, Coffee, Grocery) for the Canada marketplace. 

• Job complexity involves heavy collaboration with marketing, business development, packaging development, manufacturing facility, Nutrition & Regulatory, Quality to ensure that R&D tasks are being completed appropriately. 

• Candidate will be required to execute product development from bench to pilot and plant scale. Work includes ingredient selection, formulation development, shelf life testing, specification development, scale up and trials. 

• Depending on project, sensory and consumer testing may need to be completed. 


• Primary product development lead for benchtop, pilot plant, plant trials, sensory, and consumer validation on respective products 

• Working directly with the Consumer Insights teams to develop testing plans 

• Attending commercialization meetings to represent the project 

• Responsible for delivering against timeline 

• Communication with marketing project owners and R&D sector leads 

• Quality and HACCP documentation 

• Specification execution 

• Commercialization processes 

• Candidate will be required to execute specification development from raw and packaging materials, product formulations, packaging specs and configurations. Requires knowledge of Agile GSM and NPD 

  • 6 Plus years experience 

  • Coffee exp would be a big plus as well as Pilot plant exp and Consumer testing. 

  • French speaking is not required 

  • Agile experience is required. 

  • Assignment has possibility of an extension 

  • Must be able to travel to Canada -- may be once every other months (3 times during duration of the assignment). Would be traveling to the Montreal or Toronto area

Why Kelly®?

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 11,000 scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

About Kelly Services®

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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

Contact Information
Kelly Scientific Resources
Name: Scott Savage

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