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Drive projects across
all ConAgra Foods business platforms to contribute significantly, directly,
and continually to the attainment of business results through the generation
and application of advanced specialized knowledge in meat technology.
Execute research to establish specifications for meat items used in all
products using comprehensive and detailed knowledge of the properties of both
meat products and finished consumer products, namely:
in-depth knowledge of the attributes of the meat product manufactured;
of raw material components, their variability, and synergistic effects
on finished product;
of those product attributes that vary during production;
of the relationship between production variability and consumer
of the tolerable limits (levels/intensities) of product variability, in
each attribute, which provide expected consumer acceptance and allow CFF
meals plants to be efficient in manufacturing; and
of competitive set for each ConAgra Foods line of business.
and commercialization of meat items, working within and outside of
ConAgra Foods plants, to meet specifications established above.
develops technical work plans and executes projects.
a leader in working with external venders for identification and
evaluation of new food/meat ingredients and/or processes for use in the
manufacture of ConAgra Foods products.
both long and short-term projects to identify and study critical
variables we can use to improve current, and create new products.
and champion changes to current products to achieve opportunities for
competitive market advantage and improvement of consistency to the
to project timelines ensuring projects proceed according to plan
sound data to support business decisions
and execute pilot and plant trials and product start-ups
and issue Consumer Based Specifications for formula, processing
and raw ingredient specifications
knowledge of technical field of work and maintain awareness of technical
development in field
with identification and development of ideas for technology improvements
/ cost savings
and present technical reports/results, both written and oral, to
associates, peers and occasionally to management with clear, concise
structure and business objectives comprehension
Food Science or related field required, MS preferred.
of 2 years work experience.
understanding of principles of scientific investigation and constitution
suited to the practice of diligent observation.
ability to communicate well and to effectively interact with, and
influence others to accomplish goals.
travel including flying to all parts of the U.S., possibly overseas.
ability to trust and rely on others, to display can do attitude even
when going gets rough, and to continually be personally accountable.
to lift up to 60 lbs. on a regular basis.
a company or rental automobile 4 – 6 hours as needed.
of pilot plant equipment.
to manufacturing environments for periodic extended work days to
include: loud noise, heat, cold, wet and slippery conditions.
to move safely and freely around machinery in both manufacturing and
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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