At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic. We’ve got iconic brands like Rama, Country Crock, Blue Band and Flora that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.
Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners and our world.
We have big ambitions to grow this business and we want to attract the right people – those that love what they do, thrive on responsibility and are looking for career defining opportunities.
About the Role!
You will be part of a vibrant R&D team that brings innovation to life, from conception through implementation. You will support the team by ordering materials, analyzing products, assisting in the pilot plant, possibly factories, and shipping finished goods.
While mainly based in Hackensack, NJ, some aspects of the job are located in Englewood Cliffs, NJ (less than 8 miles apart).
- Maintain stock of ingredients/supplies in lab and order for factory trials.
- Perform various analytical methods.
- Support running in pilot plant (weighing ingredients, filling cups).
- Shipping samples to key accounts.
- Executing shelf life studies and bench sensory tastings.
- Input specifications into software.
- Travel required to support trials and launches.
- Scientific background in the food industry/lab preferred.
- Software savvy a plus.
You’ll have to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and it will take hard work and determination; we will give you the ownership you need to make an impact.
You’ll have to deliver on the commitments you make. And we’ll give you the freedom and flexibility to do your job and build your own career.
At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.
We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet.
We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.
If you want to make an impact where it matters apply now!