position is responsible for developing and commercializing new and improved
products and/or processes through guidance from their manager. This covers
all stages of product development and process development including writing
new product specifications, and ensuring regulatory labeling and food safety
requirements are met. Additional responsibilities include developing
samples/prototypes of new products, modifying existing products, optimizing
existing products, developing specifications for product production
labeling, and compiling cost analysis information. The person in this
position will have a strong working knowledge of the scientific methods and
is expected to leverage knowledge related to ingredients, product
formulation and food processing to support best in class development of new,
innovative food products.
duties include working with and strongly influencing marketing, insights,
sales, culinary, FSQA, operations and purchasing departments, coordinating
with suppliers of ingredients, ensuring smooth start-up for new product
production processes. This person will take on and complete special projects
MS orPhD in Food Science, Meat Science, Food
Engineering or related field. No degree with minimum of 8 years’ relevant
with no experience. M.S. with minimum of 2 years of relevant experience,
B.S. with minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. No degree with minimum
of 8 years’ relevant experience.
excellent computer skills with ability to fully utilize MS Office products
and Tyson systems (or like systems).
verbal and written communication skills required. Presentation skills
required. Must have the ability to effectively communicate with cross
functional business partners
critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills. Strong project
management skills. Strong numerical skills.
supervise a team of hourly technicians that support a team of scientists.
- 12+ domestic trips per year. Travel will be required toaccomplish
our internal and external customer needs. Travel will include customer meetings,
plant production facilities for testing and commercialization of new
products, process trouble shooting and any other regular business needs.
Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an
inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted
in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors
(Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are
the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting
thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain
the best talent.