Associate Food Scientist – Omaha, NE
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
Position Summary: Under direct supervision, researches, conducts
experiments, gathers data, develops preliminary findings and prepares written
reports for the development of new products beginning at conception through
successful commercialization. Follows established protocols and work
plans and drafts for review technical proposals and reports.
- Conceptualize and develop new
- New Product Formulation:
Formulate new products with line of sight to final ingredient
statement, nutritional profile and product attributes.
- Develop and document the
process for the manufacture of the new product.
- Conduct plant trials and new
- Plan, prioritize and complete
tasks effectively and efficiently.
- Complete project objectives
under the direction of supervisor.
- Maintain accurate and complete
- Work with pilot plant
equipment under supervision.
- Learn and utilize on-line
- Execute experiments and
prepare results for review.
- Develop prototypes that
deliver project objectives. This may include ordering and
weighing ingredients, as well as assembling meal components for product
- BS in Food Science or related
- 1 year relevant work
- Proficient in Microsoft Office
- Clear, concise written and
- Pro-active self-starter,
willing to accept responsibility for business tasks.
- Proven ability to handle
multiple projects simultaneously.
- May travel up to 30% of
time. Must be able to travel independently and as a responsible
- Driving a company or rental
automobile 4 to 6 hours as needed.
- Use of tools, equipment, and
- Walking, standing, or sitting
for extended periods of time on various surface types
- Lifting (e.g. ability to lift
25 lbs on a regular basis, ability to lift up
to 50 lbs on a sporadic basis)
- Climbing to various heights
via stairs or ladder
- Exposure to manufacturing
environments for periodic extended work days to include: loud
noise, excessive heat, cold, wet, and slippery conditions.
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.