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Sr. Research Scientist

Company: Tate & Lyle
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Opportunity: Biotechnology subject matter expert and thought leader in biosynthesis and biotransformations in the Health and Wellness New Product Development, Innovation and Commercial Development group.Position: Title and compensation based on relevant industrial experienceLocation: Hoffman Estates, North American headquarters and Global Commercial and Food Innovation CenterThe Team:Tate & Lyle is a global leader in providing ingredients and solutions to the food and beverage industries. Tate & Lyle operates from over 30 locations and a network of research centers worldwide. Built on over 160 years of leadership in sweeteners, as an ingredient supplier and innovator, Tate & Lyle is transforming itself into a specialty provider in the global food and beverage space. Today Tate & Lyle makes hundreds of ingredients, which go into thousands of products, enjoyed by millions of consumers around the world every day.Creating and evolving world class innovation capabilities is a key part of Tate & Lyle's growth strategy. Tate & Lyle's Innovation and Commercial Development function (ICD) is at the heart of this innovation model and it is where this position will reside. ICD brings together research and development, open innovation, platform management and global marketing into one fully integrated global team. ICD connects consumer needs with leading-edge science to provide innovative ingredients and solutions for our customers and their consumers. Today, Tate & Lyle's ingredients and solutions are well positioned to enable us to partner with our customers to meet global consumer demands for healthier and better tasting food and drink. Together with our customers we are working towards sustainable advancement in reducing sugar, calorie and fat content. In doing so, we are creating better food and beverages options for consumers and for the society in which we operate. Come join us as we work together, connecting science and consumer insights to innovate and create extraordinary offerings across the marketplace and the globe.The Role Details:We currently have an opening for a self-motivated, creative and driven research leader who will focus on the development of new product solutions for Health and Wellness. The team is currently composed of a diverse group of experienced scientists with skills in microbiology, chemistry, engineering, enzymology, food science & human nutrition. Prior experience in providing thought leadership while using technology to solve complex research problems is required. Demonstrated ability to develop and champion independent ideas for new product development is essential in this role. The Research Leader will have three primary areas of responsibility:Execution of Technical Project Objectives: Planning and executing laboratory work to design ingredients, supervision & mentoring of junior scientists & technicians. Collaboration with internal and external resources to advance technical product development, through scale-up activities and to provide technical expertise to support existing business in relevant areas.Competitive Analyses: Critical evaluation of cutting edge technology in relevant fields to determine technical fit and ability to leverage these for Health and Wellness New Product Development (NPD)Project Leadership: Lead product development projects, driving establishment & coordination of cross-functional, multi-disciplinary project teams with engineering, analytical, food applications, nutrition, product design and other technical personnel. Engage with regulatory, legal, commercial and other non-technical personnel to ensure projects proceed in accordance with internal processes & metrics, and may be responsible for delivery of the project through the commercial launch.We are seeking a self-motivated and innovative technical expert in the area of chemical modifications and transformations utilizing enzyme, fermentation, biochemical or physical processing technologies. Demonstration of strong knowledge and industrial hands-on experience in the area of new food ingredient and product development is preferred.The successful candidate will be responsible for:* Championing a safety mindset* Opportunity identification, followed by technology ideation, idea builds, wet-lab validation in collaboration with nutrition/applications research/operations* Assessing initial economic and technical feasibility studies* Participating in commercial sale up design in cooperation with process engineers* Developing and maintain knowledge of cutting edge/new technologies and competitive landscape* Creating and documenting intellectual property in invention disclosures, patent applications and internal technical reports* Operating as a strong team player, both as a team member and as a team/project leader across multiple projects* Mentoring and developing team members Required Qualifications:* Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Organic/Natural Products/Medicinal Chemistry or Chemical/Metabolic Engineering and 3 years of experience* A broad background in the application of biotechnology and biochemistry to create value added products and ingredient solutions* Relevant industrial expertise which includes new chemistries development via biosynthesis and/or biotransformations, directly performing hands on laboratory development* Experience in any of the areas of ingredient design from the following list: enzyme modification of food ingredients, physical processing of food ingredients (spray drying, drum drying agglomeration, blending etc.), natural products extraction, and separations technology as applied to product design, fermentation to produce food ingredients, or creation of complex food ingredient systems.* Demonstrated track record of technical, behavioral and thought leadership* Success in industrial new product development from concept to commercial production* Excellent verbal and written communication skills* Track record of publications and/or patents* Personal alignment with Tate and Lyle's Core Values (safety, integrity, respect) and Performance Values (accountability, achievement, creativity, speed and teamwork) Preferred qualifications:* Approx..5 years of relevant industrial experience which includes new chemistries development via biosynthesis* and/or biotransformations, directly performing hands on laboratory development* Expertise in separations science* Demonstrated knowledge of Project Management techniques tools & processes necessary to accomplish these tasks.#LI-DW1

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