Scientist - Wichita, KS 67202
Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and
cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who
are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world.
This position is in Cargillís protein and salt business, where we provide
wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from
foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.
JOB PURPOSE AND IMPACT
Do you have a passion for working as a Food Scientist? Want to work for a
global company that values excellence? Would you love working in a
hardworking team of dedicated professionals? We are looking for someone like
you. The Food Scientist will coordinate, align and innovate through exploration,
development and implementation of new and existing products. We seek an
experienced professional to provide technical expertise to new product
development for product line growth and technology/process development for
the creation of new capabilities. In this role, you will identify and
implement technical solutions to meet business goals.
Identify product growth and new product opportunities.
Analyze and interpret market data to take advantage of opportunities and
minimize adverse trends.
Stay abreast of current literature and analytical advancements.
Provide technical guidance and leadership on products, process development
and improvement, quality systems, and regulatory oversight.
Partner and stay connected with cross-functional teams (marketing, insights,
sales, ops, food safety quality and regulatory).
Provide findings and analysis with insights, research and commercial brand to
develop short and long-term testing programs for experimental and commercial
products and hybrids.
Collaborate and build partnership with sales, business management, and
marketing partners to identify customer needs and translate these into new
product development opportunities.
Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while
escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
This position is posted internally as well as externally.
Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.
Bachelorís degree in a related field or equivalent experience
Experience working successfully in a matrixed
Minimum of two years of combined professional experience in the following
areas: protein formulation development, ingredient functionality and product
Master's degree or other post-secondary degree
Tech-savvy and comfortable with evolving business-critical technology
Strategic thinker with ability to build effective plans to support strategic
Experience working in a manufacturing environment
Prior experience in meat processing, alternative meat processing and or
experience formulating with functional ingredients
Experience conducting work in a lab, pilot plant and manufacturing
Demonstrate financial and business acumen
Experience as a thought leader
Able and willing to travel 30%