REPORTS TO: Director
of Research & Development
Salary and Benefits
Position Summary: The Sr. Food Scientist – Meat Research will
drive projects across all of Company’s meat business platforms to
contribute significantly, directly, and continually to the attainment of
business results through the generation and application of advanced
specialized knowledge in meat technology.
Execute research to establish specifications for meat
items used in all company’s products using comprehensive and detailed
knowledge of the properties of both meat products and finished consumer
- An in-depth knowledge of the
attributes of the meat product manufactured;
- Knowledge of raw material
components, their variability, and synergistic effects on finished
- Knowledge of those product
attributes that vary during production;
- Knowledge of the relationship
between production variability and consumer acceptance
- Identification of the tolerable
limits (levels/intensities) of product variability, in each attribute,
which provide expected consumer acceptance and allow CFF meal plans to
be efficient in manufacturing; and
- Knowledge of competitive set
for each Client’s line of business
- Development and
commercialization of meat items, working within and outside of Company
plants, to meet specifications established above.
- Independently develops
technical work plans and executes projects.
- Being a leader in working with
external venders for identification and evaluation of new food/meat
ingredients and/or processes for use in the manufacture of company’s
- Drives both long and short-term
projects to identify and study critical variables we can use to
improve current, and create new products.
- Recommend and champion changes
to current products to achieve opportunities for competitive market
advantage and improvement of consistency to the consumer.
- Adhere to project timelines
ensuring projects proceed according to plan
- Provide sound data to support
- Coordinate and execute pilot
and plant trials and product start-ups
- Develop and issue Consumer
Based Specifications for formula, processing and raw ingredient
- Apply knowledge of technical
field of work and maintain awareness of technical development in field
- Assist with identification and
development of ideas for technology improvements / cost savings
- Prepares and present technical
reports/results, both written and oral, to associates, peers and
occasionally to management with clear, concise topline
- Cost structure and business
- BS in Food Science or related
field required, MS preferred.
- Minimum 2 years’ work
- Effective understanding of
principles of scientific investigation and constitution suited to the
practice of diligent observation.
- Demonstrated ability to
communicate well and to effectively interact with, and influence
others to accomplish goals.
- Frequent travel including
flying to all parts of the U.S., possibly overseas.
- Proven ability to trust and
rely on others, to display can do attitude even when going gets rough,
and to continually be personally accountable.
- Ability to lift up to 60 lbs.
on a regular basis.
- Driving a company or rental
automobile 4 – 6 hours as needed.
- Use of pilot plant equipment.
- Exposure to manufacturing
environments for periodic extended work days to include: loud noise,
heat, cold, wet and slippery conditions.
- Ability to move safely and
freely around machinery in both manufacturing and pilot plants.
Why Should You Work Here?
Build your career at this well-known food manufacturing
company! At this company, we make great food — everyday food — in
extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career
opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent
graduate or an experienced professional, this company provides
extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and
benefits in an exciting, fast-paced workplace.
For confidential consideration, please forward an
updated resume to Search Consultant, Owen Carryl, or call 972-265-5307 (direct)
for more information.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $75,000.00 to $90,000.00 /year
- Food Science work: 2 years