This position is
responsible for the research, development and commercialization of new,
further processed meat products and product forms, as well as the
improvement to existing products and/or manufacturing processes.
George's, Inc. is a
fully integrated poultry operation headquartered in Springdale, Arkansas.
It is a fourth generation family owned operation that began in the late 1920's.
Guided by the aggressiveness of youth and the foresight that comes with
experience, George's has grown from a small business serving local and
regional markets into a multi-division corporation serving national and
international markets with innovative, high quality poultry products.
- Manage the end to end process
of Fully Cooked Multi-Species Product Development.
- Development of new product
- Modification of existing
- Optimization of products and
- New Product cost analysis
- Optimization analysis across
all areas related to R&D
- Implementation of
- Development of New Product
- Collaborate with teams
responsible for USDA Regulatory Requirements
- Collaborate with teams responsible
for Food Safety Requirements
- Work independently to
research and identify areas of opportunity for the betterment of
George’s Inc. and our customers.
- Deliver expertise and best in
class knowledge of ingredients, formulations and food processing
- Demonstrate strong bench top
development skills that realistically translate to plant floor
- Coordinate and calibrate with
all cross-functional departments essential to the start-up of R&D
driven production runs i.e., sales, purchasing, FSQA, plant facilities
- Develop, grow and maintain
strong working relationships with plant facilities management.
- Analyze and identify
opportunities or issues related to R&D and effectively communicate
those findings to Senior Leadership.
- Translate new and traditional
culinary techniques and identify opportunities to apply those through
the use of large scale manufacturing processes, ingredients and food
- Critical, in depth knowledge
of meat science as it would relate to the processing and further
processing of product forms derived from beef, pork, chicken, turkey,
- Understanding and utilizing
industry insights and information to drive the design of fully cooked
products specific to food service, deli and retail market segments
- In depth knowledge of FSQA
procedures, processes and requirements
- Practiced and focused on food
sensory technologies related to meat products such as beef, pork,
chicken, turkey, etc.…
- Hands on culinary experience
as it pertains to bench top, gold standard product design that can be
translated to plant run, commercialized products.
- In-depth knowledge and hands
on experience with further processing plant floor equipment, processes
- Knowledge of agricultural
technologies related to product specifications, lifecycle management,
nutritional analysis, labeling, and plant floor operations
- Ability to set priorities and
meet deadlines while achieving individual and team objectives
- Skill in time management and
organization with excellent attention to detail
- Quick learner and able to
make decisions/recommendations in a fast paced environment.
- 5+ years of experience in the
further processed meat manufacturing industry, with knowledge of
HACCP, SSOP, labeling laws, etc.…
- Experience in upholding a
consistent standard for in-depth attention to detail in technical
George’s Inc offers a competitive benefits package to our
full-time employees. These benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Whole
Life Insurance, Term Life Insurance, AD&D, LTD, and 401(k).
is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to promoting a culturally
Job Type: Full-time