Scientist-WIC03567 - Wichita,
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 150 years of experience Cargill provides food,
agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world.
We have 150,000 employees in 70 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 Protein is a leader
at delivering primary processed and value added proteins into the
Foodservice, Retail and Manufacturing market channels. It operates several
food processing facilities located in the US and Canada. Our customers in
Foodservice are comprised of large national restaurant chain operators,
contract feeding companies and both national and regional foodservice
distributors. Our Retail customers are comprised of primarily large
national grocery retailers and warehouse clubs. Our Manufacturing customers
are comprised of large branded manufacturers of retail consumer packaged
goods. The customers from these channels are attracted to working with
Cargill because of our demonstrated leadership in delivering innovative
products, integrity, operational excellence, food safety and risk management.
Group has an opportunity for a Food Scientist. In this role, the Food
Scientist will work either alongside other scientists or indepently to plan and execute research to support
Cargill Proteinís business strategy for Customer Focused Innovation work
within the retail channel. The focus of these projects will be on insight
driven new product development and product/ process improvement to align
with consumer demands and customer needs. This individual will work closely
with Business Management, Operations, Marketing, Sales, Consumer Insights,
and Food Safety Quality and Regulatory (FSQR) personnel throughout the
development cycle to create and implement new products and processes.
Plan and execute
research to support Protein Ingredients & International business
strategy with focus on new product development and process improvement,
sales technical support and new technology introduction to align with
customer needs. This position will work closely with business managers,
sales, marketing ,consumer insights, Food Safety
Quality & Regulatory and operations. A proactive approach in promoting
collaboration across Cargill Protein business segments is expected of this
role. This role responsibilities include providing
technical expertise and project leadership for:
1. New product
development for business growth inclusive of new capabilities development,
2. Deffend and maintain existing business and
3. Protect, improve
and create existing and new IP.
Development of innovative customer focused products, services and solutions
that enable new business.
Provide technical leadership to support and maintain existing business and
implementation of new product initiatives.
Collaborate across business channels within the Protein Group to deliver
Build, protect and defend Cargillís IP portfolio.
College degree in Food Science, Meat Science, Biology
or similar discipline
Understanding of Food Processing and Food Safety
Profficient in data analysis
and experimental design.
Minimum 3 years of experience in new product
development, new product commercialization and/ or research.
Graduate studies counts as research experience
Experience developing cooked meat formulations
Understanding of Project Management basics.
Experience working directly with customers: Food
Service, CPG, B2B
Understanding of live animal harvesting operations,
rendering and/or pet foods ingredients
Equal Opportunity Employer,
Research and Development