About PREMIER NUTRITION
At Premier Nutrition, we’re a team cheering on our customers every step of the way. Maybe it’s in the PowerBar right before a marathon. Or in a post-workout bottle of Joint Juice. So many athletes count on us for healthy and transparent energy products, and that’s why we need a team that’s dedicated to building the future of nutrition. So come take the first step toward a career built on winning.
Sr. Scientist, R&D
Research & Development
Here’s what all the hype is about…
Premier Nutrition Company (PNC) distributes great-tasting food products to health-conscious consumers under the brand names Premier Protein, PowerBar, Supreme Protein, and Joint Juice and part of publicly traded BellRing Brands (NYSE:BRBR). With its people-first culture, PNC empowers its people to create the best work of their lives alongside some truly amazing colleagues. We strive to make a workplace where you can feel like you and avoid many of the outdated prcesses and structure of convential workplaces. We don’t have performance reviews—we have conversations. We don’t have command and control management—we have inspiring leaders to coach you. We don’t have a casual dress code—we simply don’t have a dress code; wear what you like. And we have a lot of fun.
Bringing dogs to work, company-wide volunteer days, philanthropy and sustainability programs, in-office massages, walking meetings, and free daily excercises class on-site and at the adjacent gym are just a few ways we make work feel less like work. And the results of our great culture speaks for itself: we were certified as a Great Place to Work™ for the third year running in 2019 and ranked #7 on Fortune Magazine’s 2019 Best Small & Medium Workplaces in Manufacturing & Production.
So, what’s it like to work here? You’ll walk into our Emeryville office each Monday morning and find 100 of your colleagues sitting on sofas, beanbag chairs, or the floor excitedly talking through the week ahead and watching one of their colleagues tell their personal life and career journey. Picture the scrappy culture of a start-up, the innovative mindset of a tech company, and the stability of a brand that sold over $800 million last year, and you’ll find us in the sweet spot where world-class culture meets robust business results. PNC seeks individuals who will thrive in this collaborative and casual work environment and will help us build our culture and this high-growth company for the next phase in our amazing journey. Does this sound like you? Then read on…
The Sr. Scientist is part of the R&D team and is responsible for leading technical activities for our core portfolio (Ready to Drink Shakes, powders) and/or supporting development of innovation or renovation projects. The Sr. Scientist is expected to apply scientific methodology and thinking to design experiments, use a disciplined approach to formulate products, prepare lab/pilot plant products, and support manufacturing. They will translate data and knowledge to drive commercialization process to create business results. They must have an ability to apply principles of food science to solve industry relevant issues and then explain data and scientific principles to general audience.
You’re excited about this opportunity because your time will be filled with…
New Product Development: 40% of Time
Core Activities: 40% of Time
R&D Team Support: 10% of Time
The daily routine that everyone does but few quantify: 10% of Time
What are we looking for?
Five capabilities that differentiate this role and are key to candidate success:
- Learning & growth mindset
- Drive and own results
- Be all-in
- Empathy and understanding of others and the big picture
- We are better together
You will thrive here and may just do the best work of your life if…
This may not be your ideal next career move if…
If we haven’t convinced you to apply already, here are some of our favorite perks and benefits:
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