Senior Applications Scientist

Date:  Apr 8, 2021
Posting End Date:  April 16, 2021

Webster Groves, MO, US, 63119

Company:  ICL Specialty Products Inc
Job Description

ICL is a global leader in the Bromine, Potash, Phosphates and Innovative Ag Solutions markets.  More than 11,000 talented employees across 30 countries in 5 continents work tirelessly to support humanity’s most crucial needs.  Our employees are helping to feed the world’s growing population whiling providing better and safer industrial solutions that improve quality of life.

I’m interested! What will I get to do in this position?


  • Provide leadership in technical development of new product applications to support our alternative protein “Rovitaris” business
  • Develop meatless prototypes based on plant protein functionality
  • Conduct testing and analysis of current and new products to determine functional and organoleptic properties and performance in finished applications
  • New formulation development
  • Work jointly with Sales and Commercial Team on customer applications development
  • Collaborate with customers and conduct visits and training
  • Detailed project planning and control
  • Develop and maintain a detailed project plan
  • Manage project deliverables in line with the project plan
  • Record and manage project issues and escalating where necessary
  • Resolve cross-functional issues at project level
  • Manage project scope and change control and escalate issues where necessary
  • Monitor project progress and performance
  • Provide status reports to the project sponsor
  • Collaborate with global meat team


What skills and experience do I need to be successful in this role?


What you need:


  • M.S or Ph.D  in Food Technology / Food Science/Meat Science or related AND 5+ years of industry experience with a meat or poultry applications development and development of meat alternatives. Pilot or meat processing experience preferred
  • Thorough understanding and strong technical knowledge of meat testing and processes
  • Strong documentation, organization and time management skills
  • Solid understanding of chemistry of food products
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


What will set you apart:


  • Pilot or meat processing experience


Learn more at:

Learn more about our Rovitaris business here.


Job Level: 15-16, commensurate on skills and experience




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