& D Food Scientist - Garner, NC
Lead product development and process improvement efforts
in Renovation R&D by organizing, managing and coordinating key projects
from conception to commercialization. Provide technical support to the
operations, sales and marketing teams.
and manage the R&D activities of assigned projects to ensure work is
properly prioritized and completed in timely manner to deliver results.
new products from conception to commercialization by working with sales,
marketing, operation, purchasing and quality assurance.
external and marketplace awareness related to new concepts, products,
ingredients and technologies.
engage team members to communicate and lead technical support for
development of new products and technologies.
and recommend new raw materials, ingredients, materials and processes
that improve products and reduce cost.
test and implement new processes and product formulas that lead to new
products, cost savings and quality improvements.
technical support to operations to ensure product excellence and cost
technical support to the Marketing and Sales teams to service existing
customers and help gain new ones.
continuous improvement opportunities and solutions directed at improving
profitability, product quality, food safety and capital avoidance.
seek to enhance technical skills through project experience, seminars,
professional conference and training programs.
Bachelor’s degree in food Science or related Field.
science / poultry processing experience preferred.
1-3 years industry experience managing research and development
requires excellent oral and written communication, analytical, time
management and human relation skills.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in food technology, ingredient
technology and food processing.
with new product launches, problem solving and creative thinking.
ability to use new technology to significantly improve profitability,
product quality, food safety and manufacturing complexity issues.
in this role requires technical/functional depth and an action- oriented
work ethic to drive results.
in MS office suite
– this position will be required to travel to plant facilities as needed
for conduction pilot plant testing, commercialization scale up support
and capturing data. At times travel could be up to 50%. Expectation
would be at least 2 days / week in Mount Olive potentially more pending