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Sr Roasting Scientist

Company: TreeHouse Foods
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Job Description:

Employee Type:Full timeLocation:IL Downers Grove (Woodcreek Dr)Job Type:Research and DevelopmentJob Posting Title:Sr Roasting Scientist About Us:
TreeHouse Foods (NYSE: THS) is a leading manufacturer of private label packaged foods and beverages, operating a network of production facilities across the United States and Canada. At TreeHouse Foods, our commitment to excellence extends beyond our products and revolves around our people. We are investing in talent and creating a performance-based culture where employees can do their best work, directly impacting our mission to make high quality, affordable food for our customers, communities and families. We hope you will consider joining the team and being part of our future . What You Gain:
Competitive compensation and benefits program
Enrollment in our wellness and employee assistance programs
Paid holidays, vacation, and other competitive paid time off opportunities
An inclusive working environment where you can build meaningful work relationships with a diverse group of people
Leaders who are invested in supporting your career growth
Opportunities to be recognized for outstanding contributions to your
team through our employee recognition programs Job Description:About the Role:The Senior Roasting Scientist role at the Downers Grove location independently leads technical projects and initiatives, drives formula maintenance, cost optimization and new product development, identifies and executes processes that support technical challenges, and provides technical expertise to help inform and influence strategic decisions for project teams and the business across the category. You'll add value to this role by performing various functions including, but not limited to:--- Influence strategic direction through the application of technical expertise during interaction with business leaders to enable business success--- Self-directed, independent contributor applying technical skills in problem resolution and execution of development from bench to production scale for new products and product improvements--- Lead higher-level technically complex projects and contribute through cross-functional team to execute (Operations, QA, Procurement, Marketing, etc.)--- Recognized internally and externally for technical expertise in multiple technical fields--- Provide technical depth and breadth to enable team success--- Independently seek out, apply and share knowledge of competitive activities, industry trends and emerging technology--- Utilize technical knowledge to mentor others and drive increased technical depth across the R&D organization--- Acquire skills in cross-divisional technological applications--- Subject Matter Expert who contributes significantly, directly, and continually to attain results through the generation and application of advanced, specialized knowledge--- Identify problems and drive cross-functional exploration to determine root cause with a focus on developing corrective action; apply corrective action to future projects to reduce repeat problem resurrection--- Understand and apply product requirements, plant equipment capabilities and processes to drive technology across businesses in problem resolution--- Identify and develop research programs to drive cost optimization through formulation and processing efficienciesImportant Details: The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list of all tasks. Additional tasks and duties may be assigned from time to time as necessitated by business needs.About You:You'll fit right in if you have:--- Bachelor's Degree Required: Food Science, Engineering, or related field--- Certification Required: Q-Grader Certification--- 5-7 years of technical experience in industry--- Travel: up to 30%-50%--- Technical knowledge and leadership across coffee roasting technologies--- Ability and desire to lead and educate others in technical activities such as formulation and experimental design--- Broad understanding of green coffee formulating--- Ability to communicate effectively and openly while working with a cross-functional team--- Must be a self-starter, independent, energetic, and resourceful--- Excellent written and verbal communications skills--- Aptitude for technical leadership and project management Your TreeHouse Foods Career is Just a Click Away!
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