Research and Development
fairlife, LLC is a Chicago-based dairy company that produces nourishing and great-tasting milk-based products made using a patented cold-filtration process that removes some natural sugars while concentrating the protein and calcium naturally found in real cows’ milk.
Our line of delicious, lactose-free fairlife® products includes: fairlife® ultra-filtered milk, which has 50% more protein and 50% less sugar than regular milk; fairlife® with DHA, ultra-filtered milk with DHA Omega-3 fatty acids to support brain health; fairlife YUP!®, a line of flavored milks; Core Power® High Protein Shakes, a sports nutrition drink to support post-workout recovery; fairlife smart snacks®, a drinkable snack to help curb hunger between meals; fairlife® nutrition plan™, a nutrition shake to support one’s journey to better health; and the newly launched fairlife® creamers, coffee creamers designed to help enhance your coffee experience. In partnership with The Coca-Cola Company®, fairlife ultra-filtered milk and Core Power high protein shakes are distributed throughout the United States (U.S.) and Canada; all other fairlife drinks are available in the U.S.
To learn more about fairlife and its collection of products, please visit fairlife.com.
job purpose: The purpose of this role is to drive the advancement of our technical agenda leveraging dairy science, nutrition and technology in the field of ultra-filtration and aseptic milk processing. The dairy platform lead will develop our global dairy center of excellence capabilities while supporting the fairlife growth agenda. This role will have hands-on accountability focused on advancing and enhancing our intellectual property, new market innovations with advanced ingredient technology, novel platforms to leverage technology and next generation capabilities.
This role is a key member of the global R&D and technical community and works cross functionally with marketing, quality, manufacturing, engineering and international technical teams. This role delivers value by pushing new technical frontiers in dairy science, working with universities and best-in-class dairy technology firms and developing a robust set of capabilities across the fairlife eco-system. This role will also support our Minute Maid Business Unit innovation and international expansion of new product platforms.
critical experience, education and skills:
position Location: Chicago, IL (timing flexible based on travel situation)
reports to: Chief Science Officer with secondary reporting line to VP Technical
travel: 50% including some international travel
fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants and employees will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.
In addition to its nondiscrimination commitment, the Company will also provide reasonable accommodation of qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the Company. If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation in order to apply for a position with us, please email [email protected].
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