·Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food.
Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business
conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great
margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be
part of building something BIG.
Position Summary: Under limited supervision researches, gathers data, develops
preliminary findings and prepares written reports for the development of new
products beginning at conception through successful commercialization.
Contributes to the creation, maintenance, and review of integrated recipes
for new or existing items that include: specifications, materials, formulas,
equipment, quality and process information for R&D, plant, co-manufacuring and suppliers. Develops project
timelines, creates technical proposals, reports and makes recommendations. Must be able to work both
independently or with a team.
new and existing snacks and/or frozen product development
Formulate products to
achieve cost targets, nutritional profile, ingredient statement, and
product attributes of the target product.
Processes product recipe
changes and maintain accurate records of change.
Develop finished product
and manufacturing process specifications using SAP, Oracle, and other
programs as needed.
Develops plan to collect
analytical data to support NLEA Labeling requirements, and implements
nutritional labeling claims or certification processes as needed on new
or existing products.
Build and deliver against
product development schedules in order to meet project timelines.
Conduct plant trials and
new product start-ups independently.
Collaborate with cross
functional team including processing, marketing, finance, packaging and
brand design, procurement, and manufacturing.
BS in Food Science or
related field required.
Minimum 4 years experience
work experience in food technology or foodservice is a plus
Experience in Baking
Experience in Product
Development or related field at a food company required
Proven ability to handle
multiple projects simultaneously.
Proficient in Microsoft
Good understanding of food
industry standards of quality and food safety, and FDA & USDA
Ability to independently
manage project work.
Demonstrate ability to
communicate well and to effectively influence and interact with others
to accomplish research goals.
Up to 25% travel including
flying in US, possibly overseas. Must be able to travel
independently and as a responsible Conagra
Brands, Inc. representative.
Exposure to manufacturing
processes and equipment for periodic extended workdays.
Driving a company or rental
Use of tools, equipment,
Walking, standing, or
sitting for extended periods of time
Walking and/or standing on
various surface types
Ability to lift up to 50
Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers
qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color,
religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran
status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status
protected by national, federal, state or local law.