Pinnacle Foods

Associate Food Scientist

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Pinnacle Foods we are at the top of our game and the key to our success is clear. Everything we do is driven by our purpose: unleashing brand potential, dynamically evolving and improving our already beloved products to bring more convenience, taste, nutrition, and joy to today's consumers.


The results? Our well-recognized products are found in 85% of American households and are leaders in their respective categories, holding the #1 or #2 market share position in 10 of the 14 categories in which we compete — and we're just getting started. We are committed to adding value through strategic growth that synergizes our portfolio of "Leadership" and "Foundation" brands and plays to our strengths in R&D, consumer insights, and senior management experience.


If you are an individual who has a drive for results, thrives working on highly collaborative, cross-functional teams and demonstrates the agility to work in a lean, fast-paced environment then get to know us at                                                                    



An Associate Food Scientist to perform food product development work to meet established project objectives in the R&D Brand and Margin Enhancement (BME) team supporting the Dry businesses.  This position will report into the Director Product Development.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned

  • Executes tests using recognized procedures
  • Learns and utilizes online specification system
  • Maintains accurate and complete records, analyzes reports
  • Obtains a working knowledge of plant processes and facilities
  • Provides onsite monitoring and technical assistance to operations when testing/manufacturing new products
  • Follow directions of the supervisor, asking pertinent questions to provide a learning experience
  • Evaluate products within the portfolio containing but not limited to wheat, soy, shellfish, peanuts, tree nuts and meat


Demonstrated technical competence
• Demonstrated motivation and creative problem solving skills
• Ability to interact with others in manufacturing, lab and office environment

• Strong technical/analytical skills
• Good time management and multitasking skills
• Computer skills that include Word, Excel, PowerPoint

• Minimum 1-2 years food product development experience is required
• Exposure to manufacturing processes and equipment preferred




B.S. Food Science or equivalent






Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer – qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other legally protected basis.


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