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Principal Scientist, Nutrition Sciences, Quaker U.S.

PepsiCo Inc.


Date:
08/22/2017
2017-08-222017-09-20
Job Code:
123065BR
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JobId: 123065BR
Job Title: Principal Scientist, Nutrition Sciences, Quaker U.S.
Location: Chicago, IL
Category: Research & Development

Description:

Job Title: Principal Scientist, Nutrition Sciences, Quaker U.S.

Location: 555 W Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60661

Duties: Principal Scientist, Nutrition Sciences, Quaker U.S. at PepsiCo Inc in Chicago, IL. Evaluate and translate scientific data to identify market ready opportunities for the business units and advise on the integration of such opportunities of claims and positioning. Understand nutrition needs of target population to deliver relevant solutions and insights to the business in a format that is readily applicable in consumer products. Enable the organization to make informed business decisions on health and wellness related issues in the context of grains, fiber and associated health states such as heart health, weight management and diabetes. Analyze the Quaker portfolio and create roadmaps to make informed and impactful recommendations for renovation, as well as implement guardrails for innovation. Network internally and influence highly matrix teams to achieve success. Internal audiences include, but aren't limited to, research team, regulatory, legal, marketing, product development, consumer insights and sales. Maintain a strong network with external influencers in academia, professional, government and trade organizations as well as peers within industry. Provide leadership to regional nutrition partners by recognizing opportunities for synergy and collaboration by sharing scientific and technical insights globally.

Job Requirements: Master's degree (US or foreign equivalent) in Nutritional Science or a related field and five (5) years in the job offered or a related position translating nutrition to drive business growth. Prior experience must include five (5) years of each of the following: Translating nutrition science into concise and understandable education; Utilizing scientific expertise for identification, evaluation and recommendations of nutrition opportunities and challenges in relation to product renovation and innovation; Coordinating programs and budgets; Championing business education and training; Utilizing scientific technical expertise for identification and evaluation of trends and innovations in nutritional science; Writing consumer and business facing materials grounded in sound science; Utilizing oat science and grains science subject matter expertise; and Working within a North America (US/Canada) market specific regulations. Prior experience must include three (3) years working as subject matter expert in gluten free product development, and acting as liaison with celiac disease advocacy organizations. Minimum 15% to 20% travel required.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Females/Disability/Protected Veteran.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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