R&D Senior Scientist

Job Description



In order to succeed in this role, it is expected that you will have;


a)      A Master’s degree in a relevant scientific discipline from a well-regarded Western University

b)      8 years + experience in Food Product development and commercialisation, managing  a portfolio of projects in a multinational consumer food company and in a Multi-cultural virtual environment.

c)      Fluency in English language is a must, Spanish working knowledge is desirable


·         Evidence of international exposure and sensitivity to the varied market needs and business cultures within an international group.

·         Evidence of having developed and implemented  successfully food products and processes of commercial relevance.

·         Knowledge and experience in multiple technology platforms  used for snacks processing , such as baking, extrusion, drying, frying etc. is highly desired

·         Evidence of excellent project management skills

·         Evidence of working and networking effectively in multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural teams in a virtual working environment

·         Proven ability of capitalizing on external forces to drive business results

·         Exhibits resiliency and quickly adapts when faced with changing or competing priorities; demonstrates flexibility in learning and approach

·         Evidence of good analytical skills – can see underlining or hidden problems and patterns and identifying  solutions creatively and with speed

·         Results oriented.

·         Good business acumen. Ability to relate to business peers and make business connection possibilities.

·         Evidence of ability of being able to build team spirit; and faces difficult situations with tenacity and calm.

·         Excellent communication skills, written and oral;