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Fall – Food Science/Product Development Co-op: June to December 2023
Posted on 2/7/2023
Needham, MA, USA
Experience Level
  • 2+ years in a Food Science degree program. 2023 grads encouraged to apply
  • Ideal candidate will have completed at least one prior internship or co-op in the food industry
  • Comfortable working with strong subsets of data. Highly analytical, organized, strong attention to detail, self-starter
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with a strong ability to flex priorities, approach to workstreams, and be able to think differently
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, ever changing, highly iterative environment
  • Highly collaborative team player with fantastic communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to seek out and ask the right questions and effectively time manage
  • Effectively time manage with a strong ability to manage consistent flex on priorities and deliver assignments on time
  • A desire to have FUN!
  • Partner with both Product Development and NTK team members to help with successful product launches and product roadmap development of new and disruptive products for both Domestic and International
  • Work with NTK's team of food scientists to develop and manage prototypes and product claims
  • Bring forward and brainstorm new ideas and/or new techniques for validating food performance both quantitatively and with sensory analysis
  • Work with external vendors and consultants to help manage iterations of formula and product development
  • Build and continuously track competitive landscapes. Conduct analysis to identify white space
  • Support the coordination, execution of consumer testing both internal and external to help validate iterations on product development
  • Help with commercialization readiness including but not limited to:
  • As a corporate citizen, learn and support SharkNinja's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategy
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing bias
  • Explore SharkNinja's DEI Groups or volunteer to serve on committees that organize diversity-related events and activities
  • Participate in employee engagement surveys and respond as openly and honestly as possible
  • Become culturally competent; take the time to learn about different cultures, races, religions, and backgrounds represented by your colleagues
  • Ensure equitable experiences, strengthen inclusion acumen, and promote a culture of inclusivity and belonging that embraces the contributions of all team members
  • Lead us to be “RARELY SATISFIED”
  • Make things better each day; “PROGRESS OVER PERFECTION”
  • Use your knowledge of our consumer, understand that “DETAILS MAKE THE DIFFERENCE”
  • Deliver something great; “WINNING IS A TEAM SPORT”
  • Be clear and honest, “COMMUNICATING FOR IMPACT”

201-500 employees

Vacuum & kitchen appliances
Company Overview
At SharkNinja, their purpose is to positively impact people's lives every day in every home around the world. They work very hard to provide their consumers with high quality, exciting 5-star products that make life easier.
Company Core Values
  • Rarely satisfied
  • Progress over perfection
  • Details make the difference
  • Winning is a team sport
  • Communicating for impact