• Research and Development (Retail) Internship

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2/11/2019 10:23 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Research and Development
  • Overview

    Are you looking for real life work experience to catapult your career? Are you passionate about making an impact on a growing organization focused on expanding current brands, acquiring new brands and capabilities, and optimizing the supply chain? 


    This is an exciting time to join an organization whose vision is to leave a legacy for those working to make T. Marzetti a “Better Food Company” and for those using our family of brands. Focused on exponential scale and growth, coupled with an egalitarian work environment, allows our interns the experience that they’re looking for to set them apart in their careers. If you are passionate about food formulation and optimization, we'd love to hear from you!


    • Develop project plan to create 3-5 flavors of refrigerated dressings
    • Build plan to deliver results against goals
    • Describe technical skills and competencies needed to deliver results
    • Develop core and extended teams required for project success
    • Develop approach for working with teams – communication/collaboration/timelines/lab work
    • Maintain detailed project notes and document formulations and critical spec attributes in our specification data base (Pathway)
    • Build expectation report will be delivered at conclusion of project
    • Attend all weekly lunch and learns
    • Present findings including ROI to senior leadership


    • Current senior or graduate student with an accredited institution majoring in Research and Development, or a related field
    • Planning and Executing plans
    • Functional/Technical role of ingredients in salad dressing
    • Understand the parameters to develop dressing that are not only food safe, but also stable from a micro perspective
    • Sensory analysis of prototypes – determine optimal formulations


    • Flexibility – ability to juggle multiple products, while pursuing several development routes
    • Communication Skills – presentations, report outs in meetings, running meetings
    • Drive for Results – independently advancing projects in the right direction and meeting timelines


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