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R&D Technologist Temporal Food & Ice Creams

Job ID: R-16323 Category: Research/Development Location: Viladecans, Catalonia Date posted: 06/09/2021
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THE OPPORTUNITY:  

We are looking for an R&D technologist who will support the R&D Local Deploy Foods & Ice Creams team in Spain. The Local Deploy Team represents the R&D Business Partner and First Point of Contact to the MSO – in particular to CCBT marketing, Sales departments and Supply Chain organization – for all R&D related activities. The Deploy team is composed of technical experts of products and technology processes with insights of local market and consumer needs. The R&D technologist will work in close collaboration with the European development centers and relevant sourcing units.

The contract will be temporary with external agency.

WHAT YOU´LL DO:

  • Technical support for implementation of product innovations and renovation activities in Spain, including product-related communication and advertising.

  • Creation and approval of product declarations compliant to food law in collaboration with Regulatory and Legal Department (Food Law)

  • Driving the creation and implementation of demos, claims and KBS (Knowledge Based Selling) materials.

  • Ensuring technical support for product-related communication and advertising in collaboration with Nutrition, Regulatory and Legal Departments (Food Law)

  • Artwork approval as part of product compliance

  • Delivery and maintenance of product specifications, including the technical, legal and nutrition information

WHAT YOU´LL NEED:

  • Degree in Food Technology, Food Chemistry or related fields of study

  • Spanish and English language fluent (both spoken and written)

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in food industry elaborating or validating ingredients lists.

  • Desirable Working knowledge of:

    • the WoW in Local and Regional Deploy Centres, incl. a broad R&D network

    • food production and product development

    • local and European food law

    • product complaint handling

    • System knowledge: Interspec, Blue

    • sensory assessment and documentation

    • management skills in a matrix organization incl. interface management

Competencies

  • Independent, structured, solution and business oriented and decisive way of working

  • Proven track of handling complex tasks in daily work

  • Good communication and team skills and readiness to work with international teams

  • Project management

  • To work self-dependent

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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