Food Technologist Jobs in General Mills Mumbai
Food Technologist Jobs in General Mills Mumbai
Position :- Sr Scientist
Company :- General Mills India
Location :- Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Job Description :-
India is among the top ten priority markets for General
Mills, and hosts our Global Shared Services Centre.
This is the Global Shared Services arm of General Mills Inc., which supports its operations worldwide.
With over 1,300 employees in Mumbai, the center has capabilities in the areas of Supply Chain, Finance, HR, Digital and Technology, Sales Capabilities, Consumer Insights, ITQ
(R&D & Quality), and Enterprise Business Services.
Learning and capacity-building is a key ingredient of our Success.
As the Sr Scientist I in ITQ, you will be responsible for the execution of Technology focus areas/initiatives in service of business needs.
In this role, you will have the unique opportunity to impact the ITQ function by leveraging your strong technical accumen, influencing skills, connected
innovation abilities and project management expertise to support cost optimization, brand /business growth and
delivering food quality and safety.
Scientist responsible for leading technology development projects either independently or working with 1-3 team members.
The typical R&D project portfolio includes
project related to developing advantaged ingredients,
efficient processes, novel analytical methods, nutrition
improvement and foundational science programmers.
This role will actively collaborate with cross functional teams,
General Mills world-wide technical experts and external collaborators to deliver R&D projects assigned to you /
The candidate for this role will leverage strong innovation, project leadership, and technical problem-solving skills, to create long-and-short term strategy, technology project
pipeline in sync with business objectives, and execution strategy for technology development projects.
The candidate will be responsible for developing technical solves which involves outlining problem definitions, technical strategy and plans, experimentation, and data analysis.
The projects you manage in this role will provide you with
technical depth and breadth, as well as cross-functional
and cross platform.
In this role you will have the
opportunity to develop the ability to influence across
organizations, advance technical possibilities, and develop
leadership skills as a subject matter expert with a
Key Career Experiences Gained Typically, following experiences are commonly gained in this type of ITQ role:
Functional: Technology Development,
Experimentation, Total Product Experience,
Leadership: Matrix Relationship Management,
Cross-Functional Team Leadership
Broadening: Multi-Functional, Multi-Business,
Corporate, Transformation Initiative, External
Key Accountabilities :-
Provide technology development leadership for ITQ
Support the development ofa 5+ year Technology
roadmap to enable technology project pipeline through collaboration with business teams and Operations partners
Work with cross functional teams or project sponsors
in developing project scope and criteria, defining the
technical problem, and understanding past learning’s.
Plan and carry out specific experiments to generate
product and technology solutions choices.
Validate and recommend feasible solutions, meeting
criteria, to project sponsors
Communicate progress of projects to all stakeholders
on a periodic basis
Collaborate with other GMI scientists and external
Actively contribute to share knowledge and build
technical skills for self / team
Participating and contributing to R&D Communities Practice
Supervision responsibilities for scientists / technical /
lab assistants :-
Addressing issues of safety and quality in laboratory
Continuously improving lab processes (RM inventory,
equipment maintenance etc)
Master’s Degree in Engineering, Food Science,
Packaging or related field
5+ years of experience in product development or an
Proven ability to deliver executional excellence,
facilitate cultural learning, and develop technical and
Ability to collaborate in a cross-functional and external
environment and provide key product guidance
Ability to be flexible and adapt to multiple situations
Ph.D. in Food Science degree
Demonstrated ability to lead technically driven projects
Strong experience and technical background in food
Innovative thinker, creative, willing to challenge
established methods and beliefs
Self-starter witha strong bias for action, as well as
skills for problem-solving and troubleshooting
We exist to make food the world loves.
But we do more than that.
Our company is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, explore new
perspectives and reimagine new possibilities, every day.
We look for people who want to bring their best – bold
thinkers with big hearts who challenge one other and grow together.
Because becoming the undisputed leader in food
means surrounding ourselves with people who are hungry for what’s next.