Research Scientist
BUNGE 228 reviews - Bradley, IL

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Bachelor’s in Food Science, Biology, Chemistry or Engineering or equivalent required
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in Shortening and Oil R&D product development or other acceptable R&D experienc
  • Strong verbal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability in building relationships

  • Job Description:

    Works and provides support to innovative initiatives including new products, line extensions and new outlets for existing products, which offer profit potential. Contributes to Innovation Management's efforts to provide the staff with an environment for growth.

    Essential Functions
    • Help screening initial experiments for new innovations
    • Research & conducts product development experiments
    • Provided assistance in initial patent and literature searches
    • Be able to work from research papers and patents as a basis for setting up equipment and setting conditions to run experiments
    • Keeps records and documentation of all assigned projects
    • Identifies and brings forward constraints
    • Contributes, collects and provides input into project identification, selection and management
    • Help explore in creative propositions
    • Help generate and expedite repeat sample requests for customer evaluations
    • Provide assistance in conducting multiple experiments in order to expedite the “Stage Gate” concept evaluation process
    • Assist and help in conducting plant trials of products /or processes that show promise at the bench
    • Help keep lab supplies and glassware in check and maintain safe laboratory environment
    • Works within project time table
    • May work with other R&D areas on specific projects
    • May externally represents Bunge Oils as a technical resource

    About this company
    228 reviews
    Bunge North America (BNA) is the world's main squeeze. Its milling division, which operates five mills, is the largest corn dry miller...