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Senior Food Scientist, Technical Lead - Snacks

Company: Campbell Soup Company
Location: Camden
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Since 1869 we've connected people through food they love. Our history was created by remarkable people, ideas, and innovations. It serves as inspiration and foundation for our future success. We're proud to be stewards of amazing brands that people trust. We foster a culture of belonging where people come first, and diversity is embraced. And we live our values, always, while setting the highest standards for performance.Here, you will make a difference every day. You will be part of a dynamic, collaborative, and competitive team. You will be supported to build a rewarding career with opportunities to grow, innovate and inspire. Make history with us.What role will you play? How will you make history with Campbell's? Apply today!We are offering a relocation package for this amazing opportunity!Join a team of top minds dedicated to delivering unparalleled snacking innovations. In this high-impact role, you'll channel your talents into pioneering work that transforms how the world experiences snacks.This is an exciting opportunity for passionate problem-solvers to drive cutting-edge innovation for our snacks business and. You'll lead cross-functional teams to rapidly tackle complex technical challenges, generate game-changing insights, and pioneer next-generation manufacturing technologies that will revolutionize how we deliver outstanding snacking experiences.As an R&D Senior Scientist, Snacks Technical Solutions, you'll channel your technical expertise into spearheading breakthrough innovations. Leveraging state-of-the-art AI-driven tools like Campbell's Insights Engine, you'll uncover emerging trends and fuel a pipeline of disruptive new ideas. Through hands-on bench work, you'll rapidly develop proof-of-concepts to bring these revolutionary ideas to life.The successful candidate will have several years of experience in baked snacks, with fried snacks experience being a plus. Knowledge of Agile methodology is valuable but not required. In this highly visible role, you will amplify your technical mastery while developing outstanding leadership abilities, reporting directly to the R&D Director, Technical Solutions Hub.Principal Responsibilities Independently lead cross-functional teams to execute projects of high technical complexity, fostering seamless collaboration and rapid decision-making through Agile methodology (40%)Leverage state-of-the-art AI tools like Campbell's Insights Engine to uncover emerging trends, generate disruptive technical insights, and fuel our snacks innovation pipeline (20%)Spearhead rapid proof-of-concept development to bring revolutionary ideas to life through hands-on bench work and analytical validation (20%)Proactively apply cutting-edge scientific knowledge to develop game-changing innovations that will transform our snacks portfolio (20%)Job Complexity / Scope Thrive in an environment of ambiguity, driving transformation as business strategies evolve through creative problem-solvingIntegrate pioneering technologies from cutting-edge companies to accelerate innovation cycles across our snacks portfolioFoster seamless cross-functional collaboration and knowledge sharing to amplify impact and propel innovationDevelop new methodologies and leverage each team member's expertise to tackle critical challenges on aggressive timelinesClearly communicate complex technical concepts to diverse audiences through exceptional written, verbal, and presentation abilitiesJob Specifications (Knowledge, skills and abilities normally required for competent performance in the job)Bachelor's degree in Food Science or related field, with 7+ years of experienceProven R&D expertise in commercializing innovative products/processes, with snacks experience strongly preferredHighly effective team player able to influence and foster collaboration across functionsExcellent analytical, risk assessment, and decision-making capabilitiesExceptional project management skills with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environmentSuperb documentation abilities to clearly articulate work, insights, and analysisPassion for continuous learning and pushing boundaries as part of a community united by technical excellenceWorking ConditionsPhysical ability to handle weights of approximately thirty pounds. Ability to walk/stand up at times for up to 75% of the workday.Willingness and ability to taste and evaluate a wide range of food products and ingredients.Kitchen, Pilot Plant, and manufacturing plant environment expose the employee to heat and hot food products, coolers, freezers, requiring the use of personal protective equipment.Anticipated travel of 10-20% to R&D locations, manufacturing plants, or vendor locations.#LI-HYBRIDCompensation and Benefits:The target base salary range for this full-time, salaried position is between$85,900-$140,800Individual base pay depends on work location and additional factors such as experience, job-related skills, and relevant education or training. Total pay may include other forms of compensation. In addition, we offer competitive health, dental, 401k and wellness benefits beginning on the first day of employment. Please ask your Talent Acquisition Partner for more information about our total rewards package.The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion, or any other classification protected by law.In that regard, U.S. applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Keywords: Campbell Soup Company, Camden , Senior Food Scientist, Technical Lead - Snacks, IT / Software / Systems , Camden, New Jersey

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