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Case Ready Food Scientist-WIC03127 - KS-Wichita


Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thriveóa place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With nearly 150 years of experience Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 143,000 employees in 67 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at



Cargill Beef believes being an industry leader is about more than delivering the highest-quality products and service. Itís about delivering on our promises. Throughout our history, our commitment to building a better future has been at the heart of everything we do. We continue to aggressively pursue improvements and produce real results that impact not only our operations but our industry, employees and the world around us. By continuously improving our products, processes and services we are ensuring a better, more sustainable future for our employees, for our customers, for our communities and for our company.


Cargill Beef has an opportunity available for a Case Ready Food Scientist, located in Wichita, KS. The Case Ready Food Scientist will be responsible for Conducting research aligned with business needs for purposes of new product development, new process development, process improvement, technical sales support, and troubleshooting focused on Case Ready operations and production.  Research can include the entire process from discovery to commercialization or segments of the process.  The purpose of this position is to provide technical expertise and project leadership to: 1) New product development for product line growth, 2) Process development for the creation of new capabilities, new packaging technologies and/or labor expense reduction efforts, 3) Creation, perfection, and defense of new and existing IP, 4) Involvement in business project review teams.


Principal Accountabilities:


25%    Research and develop innovative customer focused new products, services, and solutions that deliver commercially viable new products.


30%    Deliver high performance innovation, supporting core and new products.


30%    Provide technical leadership in product and process development and improvement, quality systems, and regulatory oversight.


10%   Build business unit, CAP platform and Cargill Corporate collaboration and product technical expertise to team members.



5%      Build and maintain and defend IP Portfolio.




         A bachelorís of science degree or equivalent experience in food/meat science, food safety or food processing.

         A minimum of 2 years of experience in new product development, commercialization of new products, and/or research.  Previous experience in retail and/or food service, operations, and/or management is highly preferred. 

         Highly motivated individual with a strong background in scientific procedure and project management skills are required.  Data analysis, experimental design, and technical writing and effective vocal communication skills are also required.

         This position requires an advanced level of proficiency using Microsoft Office and email.  Previous experience with statistical software is highly preferred

         Willing and able to travel up to 50%



         A Masters, PhD or equivalent experience is highly preferred.


This position is posted internally as well as externally.

 Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.


 Research and Development

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 Day Job


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