Pepsico Product Dev Scientist Job For MSc Food Science Candidates – Apply Online

Pepsico Product Dev Scientist Job For MSc Food Science Candidates – Apply Online


Role  – Product Development Scientist

Location – Gurugram, India


Job Description Overview –

This role provides technical support to all the R&D Beverage activities of the company in AMESA, including

  • Technical support to Innovation, Productivity and brand stewardship projects for AMESA specially on Energy, flavours and hydration
  • Supports developing AOP and SBP for Beverage for India by collaborating and influencing with cross functional team at regional level.
  • Facilitate and drive TSG process for India Innovation projects. Translate innovation ideas into consumer-winning product designs by developing beverage formulations to meet the growth agenda.
  • Taking short term decisions without sacrificing long term objectives.

Responsibilities – 

Deliver Growth

  • Support driving agenda for the for the New Product development in accordance with AOP from operating, maintaining and calibrating advanced lab equipments & analytical testing poin of view.
  • Coordinate outside contract labs for rapid cost effective testing
    .Development of the Annual operation Plan, Support Functional Budget Plan and
  • Capability Plan to deliver growth targets.
  • Collaborates the innovation, Productivity and Brand steward ship.
  • Process Owner for TSG and SG ensuring effective coordination and alignment of Marketing, Operations through out the year to deliver on time delivery.
  • Responsible for documentation and commercialization.

Create Efficiency

  • Ensure completion of development and commercialization success criteria in execution of project work through use of accepted documentation and work processes.
  • Ensuring all the TDC & LS guideline is implemented for new projects, risk assessment and mitigation plan madeand executed
  • Support the evaluation of productivity projects & brand stewardship and execution.
    Assessments, analysis and testing of functionality of flavor /colour / additives in
  • Beverages with appropriate learning’s on analytical, tests and techniques to ensure quality, speed and cost.
  • Partnering and collaborating with Marketing / Innovation functions, so that accurately implement guardrails and targets in advance of formulation delivery.

Drive Future Success

  • Development of futurestic project opportunities/ ideas and develop capability development plan for the futurestic innovations, Productivity and quality improvement point of view.
  • Develop Human sustaninability plan for sugar reduction from current product portfolio.
  • Collaborate with International and local experts / Institutions on ingredients and their functions in the product matrix to ensure differentiation, beverage stability and shelf life.

Leadership Team Accountabilities

  • New product development Leadership Team – core member
    OHS team – core member
  • Productivity planning and execution – Leadership Team – core member
  • TSG – Core member; process owner for TSG and Innovation Management
  • Develop effective working relationships to gain matrix resources, key vendors to support group’s initiatives.


  • Msc, Ph.D. or M.S. in Food Science or related discipline with 6-9 years relevant product design experience in a consumer products company.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing consumer-winning beverage formulations.
    Ability to communicate effectively over the phone, online, and in person, across multiple cultures.
  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively in stressful, fast-paced situations, with the personal leadership to influence and positively motivate self and peers.
  • Strong understanding of linking research to business opportunity.
  • Highly effective organization, negotiation, coordination, and presentation skills.
  • Willing and able to travel independently within the Sector.
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills.
  • Self-starter, self-motivating – very high drive for results and able to deal with uncertainty and complexity.


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