Mead Johnson Nutrition Product Development Specialist (On Contract) in Singapore Plant, Singapore

Product Development Specialist (On Contract)



  • Generate and translate product concepts to technically feasible and consumer-relevant products using information from various products testing during all phases of product development.

  • Applies expertise of ingredient functionality, interactions and other fundamental food science principles for optimum product design.

  • Demonstrates ability to integrate various unit operations to overall product functionality for scale-up to manufacturing.

  • Utilizes structured process of analysis, design, contingency planning and resolution of product development problems.

  • Effectively communicates technical topics to various audiences to influence decisions.

  • Effectively utilizes networking relationships with internal R&D staff and suppliers to acquire other technical knowledge and expertise.

  • Utilizes all pertinent regulatory guidelines in all aspects of product formulation to ensure legal compliance and product safety.

  • Applies knowledge of nutritional and medical science and understands implications to product design.

  • Lead effectively a project in a technical team or in cross-functional teams.

  • Recognizes the importance of adherence to GMP, FDA and local regulatory requirements.

  • Recognizes the importance of employee safety in the workplace including compliance with legal, corporate safety, and environmental guidelines.

  • Good command and high comprehension skills for English language, both written and verbal.

  • Knowledge in use of MS office tools.

  • Can work with people and in teams in different levels and functions of the organization across different cultures.

  • High work interest in Research & Development functions with good sense of self-motivation and responsibility and can work independently with limited supervision.

  • Attention to accuracy and detail with good analytical, organizational skills and follow through.



  • At least 5 years’ experience in food/pharmaceutical/beverage manufacturing industry in R&D, QA or production functions with at least 3 years of those spent working in all aspects of R&D product development and at least 2 years in leading a technical project team in R&D.

  • Experience working in the processing area or being involved in project driven by process or technology is a must.

  • Experience in technical assessment of process conditions is an advantage.

  • Experience in process development is an advantage.

  • Experience working in the Dairy Industry is an advantage.

  • Experience in handling multiple projects at one time

  • Basic nutrition exposure and understanding; knowledge in dairy functionality and operations; mastery of food science principles and ingredient functionality.

Job Research & Development/Science

Primary Location: Singapore-Singapore-Singapore Plant

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 17-May-2017

Relocation Provided: No

Region: Asia

Req ID: 04313