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.
existing snacks and/or frozen product development initiatives.
- 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
- Minimum 4 years
- 3-4 years
work experience in food technology or foodservice is a plus
- Experience in Baking strongly
- Experience in Product
Development or related field at a food company required
- Proven ability to handle
multiple projects simultaneously.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office
- Good understanding of food
industry standards of quality and food safety, and FDA & USDA regulations.
- 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, and machinery
- Walking, standing, or sitting
for extended periods of time
- Walking and/or standing on
various surface types
- Ability to lift
up to 50 lbs.
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