RD&A Technologist

Kerry

Requisition ID: 52764
Position Type: FT Permanent
Workplace Arrangement:  #LI-Onsite

About Kerry

Kerry is the world’s leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers’ most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.

About the role

The RD&A Technologist role focuses on driving the development and application of innovative food and beverage products, ensuring high-quality standards and customer satisfaction within our research and development team.

Key responsibilities

  • Project Management in Research & Innovation:
    • Leading projects from research through to application and commercialization.
    • Managing sensory evaluations specifically related to beverages.
    • Supporting beverage applications using equipment and processes.
  • Recipe Development:
    • Applying scientific principles to enhance product attributes beyond taste.
    • Refining existing application information and procedures based on customer feedback.
  • Product and Raw Material Support:
    • Maintaining stock of standardized products and raw materials.
    • Validating ingredient functionality and ensuring product stability and safety through shelf-life studies.
  • Documentation and Laboratory Skills:
    • Recording all research outputs and testing results as per protocols.
    • Hands-on laboratory work and data analysis.

Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Food Technology, Food Engineering, Chemistry, Microbiology, Biotechnology, or a related Applied Science field.
  • Strong interest and understanding of ingredient functionality and recipe formulation.
  • Innovative thinker with the ability to generate and implement new ideas.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently while seeking guidance from senior team members.
  • Preferably 1-2 years of experience in laboratory settings, food production facilities, or relevant industry internships.
  • Team player with excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail with strong numerical and analytical capabilities.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, capable of thriving in a dynamic environment with demanding deadlines.

Beware of scams online or from individuals claiming to represent us. A Kerry employee will not solicit candidates through a non-Kerry email address or phone number. In addition, Kerry does not currently utilise video chat rooms (e.g., Google Hangouts) to conduct interviews. Refuse any request that asks you to provide payment to participate in the hiring process (e.g., purchasing a “starter kit,” investing in training, or something similar). Kerry will not ask you to pay any money at any point in the hiring process with the exception of reimbursable travel expenses. In addition, any payments made by Kerry will be from official firm accounts bearing the Kerry name.

Recruiter: #LI-JT1
Posting Type: LI

To apply for this job please visit jobs.kerry.com.

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