Associate Food Scientist
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Position Summary: Under direct supervision, researches, conducts experiments,
gathers data, develops preliminary findings and prepares written reports for
the development of new products beginning at conception through successful
commercialization. Follows established protocols and work plans and
drafts for review technical proposals and reports.
- Conceptualize and develop new
- New Product formulation:
Formulate new products to match the ingredient statement, nutritional
profile and product attributes of the target product. Develop and
document the process for the manufacture of the new product.
- Conduct plant trials and new
prioritize and complete tasks effectively and efficiently.
project objectives under the direction of supervisor.
accurate and complete records.
- Operates lab
equipment such as mixers, sheeters, proofers
and ovens in a safe manner while following GLPs.
- Learn and
utilize on-line specification system.
experiments and prepare results for review.
- Develop prototypes
that deliver project objectives. This may include ordering and
weighing ingredients, as well as assembling meal components for product
- BS in Food Science or related
- 1 year relevant work experience
- Proficient in Microsoft Office
- Clear, concise written and
self-starter, willing to accept responsibility for business tasks.
- Proven ability to handle
multiple projects simultaneously.
- May travel up to 30% of time.
Must be able to travel independently and as a responsible CAG
- Driving a company or rental
automobile as needed.
- Use of tools, equipment, and
- Walking, standing, or sitting
for extended periods of time
- Walking and/or standing on
various surface types
- Ability to lift up to 50 lbs on an occasional basis
- Climbing to various heights via
stairs or ladders on a regular basis.
- Exposure to manufacturing
environments for periodic extended work days to include: loud
noise, excessive heat, cold, wet, and slippery conditions.
- Exposure to flour dust, dirt,
- Exposure to bakery smells and
- Ability to create and taste
products that contain wheat, gluten, nuts, peanuts, eggs, soy and dairy
- Frequent bending; must be able
to move safely and freely around machinery
Req ID: 37106
This position description is not intended, and should not be
construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts
or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended, however,
to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for
making decisions related to job performance, employee development and
compensation. As such, the incumbent may perform other duties and
responsibilities as required.
ConAgra Foods, Inc., is an equal
opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment
without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status
or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
Nearest Major Market: Stockton
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