Food Scientist - Lodi, CA
Date: Oct 28, 2015
Lodi, CA, US
your career at ConAgra Foods. At ConAgra Foods, we make great food —
everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful
career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent
graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary
job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an
exciting, fast-paced workplace.
Position Summary: Provide technical
support and expertise to functional groups to directly influence the
achievement of business objectives. Under direct supervision,
researches, conducts experiments, gathers data, develops preliminary findings
and prepares specifications and written reports for the commercialization of
products from concepts and follows standardized commercialization set-up
procedures and process verifications.
technical work plans with timelines, and execute projects according to
sound data and analysis to assure that an appropriate level of technical
common sense and discipline are being utilized in business decisions.
and present technical reports, both written and oral, with clear
recommendations and topline summaries.
product specifications, playbooks, set-up formulas and technical
information into database systems.
and supervise plant trials and production start-ups.
and develop research programs to drive cost optimization through
formulation and processing efficiencies.
- BS in
Food Science or related field required. MS preferred
years of food industry experience with bakery and fermentation
to manage multiple projects simultaneously with quality and efficiency.
ability to propose and persuade new research direction to address the
business needs of the corporation.
exceptional competence over a sustained period as evidenced by specific
ability to communicate well and to effectively influence and interact
with others to accomplish research goals.
management and problem solving experience.
to travel including flying to all parts of the U.S.
a company or rental automobile as needed.
of tools, equipment, and machinery
standing, or sitting for extended periods of time
and/or standing on various surface types
to lift up to 50 lbs on an occasional basis
to various heights via stairs or ladders on a regular basis.
to manufacturing environments for periodic extended work days to
include: loud noise, excessive heat, cold, wet, and slippery
to flour dust, dirt, fumes, smoke
to bakery smells and food allergens
to create and taste products that contain wheat, gluten, nuts, peanuts,
eggs, soy and dairy
bending; must be able to move safely and freely around machinery
description is not intended, and should not be construed to be, an exhaustive
list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions
associated with the job. It is intended, however, to be an accurate
reflection of those principal job elements essential for making decisions
related to job performance, employee development and compensation. As
such, the incumbent may perform other duties and responsibilities as
ConAgra Foods, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer and considers
qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and
expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under
federal, state or local law.
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