Associate Food Scientist - Bentonville, AR
Jul 17, 2014
This is a customer facing technical services role working
with Wal-mart and the Bentonville, AR Private Brands team. With guidance from functional teams, this
position facilitates interaction with Wal-mart’s
technical teams to advance the new product development and approval
process. Develops improved protocols to meet customer needs from new
product concept through successful commercialization. Serves as key
technical liaison between ConAgra Foods and customer teams.
prepare, review, present and track progress for project samples
30 days, be independently capable of running Sample Review/Approval
process established; ensure compliance with customer requirements
1:1 relationships with customer Product Developers in Private Brand
categories relevant to ConAgra.
in depth understanding of customer private brand strategy and
processes, communicating business development requirements to internal
of Project Brief to capture customer expressed need and draft APM for
comparison to ConAgra capability and early insight to manage customer
customer interface/business development skills that enhance ConAgra’s
ability to deliver profitable business growth and meet customer
customer insight to help teams conceptualize and develop new product
- Faciliate internal communication
across Manufacturing, Product Devlopement,
Quality, Marketing and Sales teams.
through on Product Development interaction and follow ups from unique
Quality Review projects
in monthly CoA and Consumer complaint reviews; use in support of APM
format of Project Brief
ASPECT data collection
prioritize and complete tasks effectively and efficiently.
project objectives under the direction of supervisor.
accurate and complete records.
in Food Science or related field required
year relevant work experience
in Microsoft Office products.
concise written and verbal communication.
self-starter, willing to accept responsibility for business tasks.
ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
travel up to 30% of time. Must be able to travel independently and as
a responsible CAG representative.
a company or rental automobile 4 to 6 hours as needed.
standing, or sitting for extended periods of time
(ability to lift 25 lbs on a regular basis)
exposure to manufacturing environments
evaluation of wide variety of foods and meats
Requisition ID: 28348
Nearest Major Market: Fayetteville
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