Research & Development Analyst

Glenview, IL
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Lauren Rosner

Job Description:

Aquent's CPG client is looking for a R&D Analyst to work a 3-month assignment with strong potential to extend, on-location for 40 hours/week, in Glenview, IL.


  • Review technical information in product and raw material specifications
  • Support R&D projects, new product development, testing, advancing weathering as well as other 3rd party testing and certification
  • Define and analyze key process input/output variables, and recommend action plans based on quality, analytical or lab scale data
  • Work hands-on to develop prototypes and engage in scaling up processes for production
  • Promote continuous improvement through Six Sigma and other applicable tools and methodologies 


  • 1-3 years of experience - this is a junior-level opportunity
  • Experience using specification systems is a PLUS 
  • Food Science or Food Packaging knowledge is preferred, but not required
  • Previous internship in R&D is preferred, but not required
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Excellent computer and communication skills
  • Good problem-solving skills, self-starter with a passion to learn