Palermo Villa Inc. is interested in a high-energy, poised and confident individual to assist in the development of concepts, products and optimization projects through Palermo's vigorous consumer-driven R&D process.
The position will apply scientific and engineering principles in research, development, production technology, quality control, packaging, processing, and utilization of foods by performing the following duties. The successful candidate will be required to plan and conduct work requiring a mastery of specialized techniques or ingenuity in selecting and evaluating approaches to unforeseen or novel problems. May be asked to lead technically complex and multi function project teams.
May indirectly supervise one to two Scientists or technicians. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The position requires 10+ years' experience developing products within the food industry, with 5+ of those years' working within a CPG organization, with:
Bachelor's Degree in Food Science, Biology, Chemistry, Culinary or equivalent