R&D Scientist, Product Development, Beverage China;研发研究院,产品开发,中国区饮料

Job Description

Auto req ID: 206554BR

Job Description

This is a PepsiCo career opportunity. This position is in PepsiCo China HQ. Please log onto www.pepsicojobs.com/main/china to find more career possibilities in PepsiCo China.

Roles:
- Support Energy Drink platform leader on product development for APAC market.

Accountabilities:
- Support new product development based on consumer insights, cost, process/package requirements and ensure regulation compliance;
- Support the formula design for innovations, productivities and product optimization, and responsible for prototypes preparation in lab;
- Be responsible for product stability test and shelf life study;
- Work with food safety team, quality, nutrition team to ensure the product design meet the company guardrail;
- Work with SCPI team to support consumer research and exploration;
- Work with engineer team for trial run in pilot plant and scale up trial run in plant;
- Work with finance team, PGCS innovation, supply chain, operation team to ensure the formula commercialization from lab to plant;
- Follow with Technical Stage Gate (TSG) and ensure every project meet TSG requirement;
- Follow global practice and requirement on flavor guardrail, TPR and FSS documentation.

Measurements:
- On time delivery of innovation prototypes;
- Formula meet consumer needs and technical guardrail;
- FSS documents completed on time;
- TSG compliance rate.

Work Relationships:
Internal :
- R&D cross function team, Marketing, PGCS, Supply Chain, Finance for both China and APAC region, and Global Beverage R&D.
External:
- Bottler, flavor house, ingredient supplier.

Qualifications/Requirements

Requirements:
- Bachelor Degree or above in Food Science or Food Engineering, chemistry related;
- Good communication skill include writing and speaking both in Chinese and English;
- Solid skill and experience on bench work in lab, 1-2 years product development experience in beverage category is preferred;
- Demonstrate self-starter qualities with a positive, innovative, analytical & consumer centric mindset.

Job Type: Regular