R&D ANA Tech Sr. Scientist LC/MS Platform(L08)

  • Job vacancy at PepsiCo
  • Valhalla, NY, USA
  • Open until 2022-07-20
  • Deadline completed

Job description

Bring your passion and talent to our stage and continue to share our future and deliver innovative products to our consumers.
The Sr. Scientist will be an important member of our LC/MS platform and will apply strong analytical skills to support PepsiCo’s global portfolio such as beverage or food products innovation, Discovery & Application, and other research involving technical project management, analytical testing, developing, validating and implementing analytical procedures utilizing various types of mass spectrometers including LC-QTOF and LC-QQQ.


  • Develop and validate qualitative or quantitative analysis methods for samples from botanical extract or beverage products to identify or quantify organic compounds by LC/MS. 

  • Act as an individual contributor or analytical lead on multiple projects, including interacting with clients, reviewing and evaluating data, and writing analytical reports and protocols.

  • Independently develop new LC-MS analytical methods and propose SOPs as necessary in support of Discovery & Application and Innovation projects.

  • Use technical knowledge to assist R&D clients to identify and deliver analytical project requirements and perform sample analysis as needed.

  • Identify and define activities and timelines required to deliver analytical needs of project. 

  • Manage multiple projects in a demanding and changing environment. 

  • Document and archive all activities during participation in multiple ongoing projects. 

  • Lead / participate in cross functional technical teams, as required to resolve business issues.

  • COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for this role. Please note that all such company vaccine requirements provide the opportunity to request an approved accommodation or exemption under applicable law.




  • PhD. in Analytical Chemistry, Food Chemistry or related field, or MS degree with minimum three years industry experience.

  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience for a broad range of analytical instruments, with a strong focus on advanced LC/MS instrumentation. 

  • Strong experience of quantitative or qualitative analysis of multiple small molecules by LC/MS(MS). 

  • Be familiar with LC/MS instrument software (e.g. Agilent MassHunter software).

  • Communication skills (verbal and written), manage clients expectations of timing and deliverables.

  • Organizes complex information using appropriate media and presents with context and clarity. 

  • Experience of working effectively as a member and contributor of cross functional teams. 

  • Be highly motivated, independent, and interactive.

  • Computer Skills – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, LIMS, etc.

R&D Culture

Our R&D organization recognizes that both the talent of our people and the scope of our impact are great, and that sharing a set of beliefs elevates our ability to reach our goals and business objectives. We encourage each other to pursue innovative solutions without fear of failure by nurturing a culture where talent development and continuous learning are key priorities. We look for and assume the best in each other. We are a global team that works collaboratively across business silos and regions to deliver meaningful outcomes, faster.


Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance

  • Seniority Level

  • Mid-Senior Level
  • Employment Type

  • Full-time
  • Topics

  • Food & Beverages
  • Job Functions

  • R&D Manager