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Food Scientist I - Hillshire Farm Brands
Springdale, AR






Research and Development










11315641 Food Scientist I


Full Time






This position is responsible for developing and commercializing new and improved products and/or processes with direction 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. 

Include working with and 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 as needed.

Understanding of product formulation, food processing and the Research and Development process.
Understanding of regulatory labeling and food safety requirements.

Education & Experience:
To be considered with no experience, must have an M.S in Food Science, Meat Science, Food Engineering or related field.; can be considered if in the final year of your M.S. program 
To be considered with B.S in Food Science, Meat Science, Food Engineering or related field; must have 2 years of relevant work experience
To be considered with no degree you must have a minimum of 6 years relevant work experience

Computer Skills:
Requires good computer skills with ability to fully utilize MS Office products and Tyson systems (or like systems).

Communication Skills:
Good verbal and written communication skills required. Presentation skills required. Must have the ability to effectively communicate with cross functional business partners

Special Skills:
Strong critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills. Strong project management skills. Strong numerical skills.

May supervise a team of hourly technicians that support a team of scientists.

25% - 12+ domestic trips per year. Travel will be required to accomplish 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.




Tyson 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.


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