Amazon Corporate LLC Culinary Product Developer - Fresh Food in Seattle, Washington

Culinary Product Developer - Fresh Food Location: US-WA-Seattle Job ID: 760388 Company: : Amazon.com Services, Inc. Position Category: Corporate Operations Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name): : United States Job DescriptionDo you have a passion for consumers, branding, and food? Are you driven by the desire to build? Amazon Go is looking for somebody with your enthusiasm and skills to work as part of a team developing our food products. Do you see a clear path where others see roadblocks? Would you rather break the mold to do something right than settle for the status quo? We are looking for an entrepreneurial, creative, collaborative food professional to join our commercialization team. You will work on all stages of product development with a specific focus on food manufacturing. As a primary point of contact for both internal and external vendors you will leverage your experience in culinary development, specification creation, and production execution. The commercialization team works cross-functionally on projects that require a strong detail-oriented executional focus, problem solving drive, and proven ability to work autonomously. Product developers support the start-up and implementation of new and optimized products, working closely with internal and external sourcing contacts to develop new ingredients that meet brand guardrails and ensure processes are in place to streamline data capture and speed to market. Leveraging a background in culinary product development, the ideal candidate has a well-developed palate, clear, articulate communication, a passion for fresh prepared food and extensive experience in a food manufacturing environment. Knowledge of kitchen/lab benchtop experiments and tests is preferred. Basic Qualifications 5 years in Culinary Development/Food Product Development 5 years benchtop development to full commercialization 5 years in development and commercialization experience in sauces, dressings, proteins 5 years of experience creating and documenting processes and procedures 5 years managing/leading projects 5 years Specification Development Experience in Excel, Outlook, SharePoint and formula management focused systems Preferred Qualifications 10 years in food industry in menu and product development Culinary & Food Technology experience/training Experience working in a cross-functional large organization environment Experience and knowledge of ingredient functionality Industry contacts built through experience Significant experience/knowledge in fresh prepared food development. Experience commercializing diverse products including but not limited animal proteins, plant and grain foods and sauce/dressings () Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation