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Sr. Product Development Associate

  • Partnering cross-functionally and cross-regionally to deliver commercially viable nutritional products for infants that fulfil nutritional, regulatory, and consumer requirements and expectations.
  • High levels of independence and leadership.  It includes prioritizing and planning execution and evaluation of experiments from bench-top, pilot trial, plant trial, and through to commercialization.
  • Decision-making and issuing technical recommendations with incomplete data and uncertain scope in a fast-paced culture with demanding customers and challenging timelines.
  • Product Development representative on innovation project teams and sometimes the R&D Lead owning the development process and results.
  • Interpret, communicate, and leverage experimental data to support the development and implementation of robust formulations


  • Master or Doctoral Science Degree (Food/Nutritional Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry or other relevant science preferred).  Bachelor’s degree with significant directly related work experience are also considered.
  • >5 years relevant experience in food industry
  • Previous experience managing/leading people
  • Working knowledge of protein, fat, carbohydrate, additive functionality, flavors and their interactions in retorted liquids, aseptically processed liquids, and powders.
  • Service-oriented with talents and demonstrated proficiency in delivery of product launches with new technology and ingredient applications. 
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Want a role with real-world impact? As a Sr. Product Development Associate at RB, you’ll have the freedom to lead the development of products that touch millions of lives. Worldwide. 


Sr. Product Development Associate

Evansville, IN

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package 


Focusing on one of our categories – Health, Home or Hygiene - you’ll lead the development of new products and technologies. Working with experts from other teams, you’ll take customer insights and lead your team to create products that bring benefits to millions of people globally.


You’ll succeed because… 

…you’re a creative and tenacious problem solver. Having led projects in consumer goods before, you know the product development process and challenges of working within a regulatory framework. PhD qualified, you’re also able to communicate with colleagues from different fields. But you bring more than just technical excellence. As a leader, you’re able to get the best out of your team – coaching and developing their skills to continue to raise standards. 


You’ll love it because… 

…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. You’ll be responsible for your own projects - we can’t wait to listen to your ideas. The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day. 


In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

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