Food Scientist or Sr Food Scientist-WIC01838
– Wichita, KS
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Cargill is an
international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and
industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, the privately held
company employs 131,000 people in 66 countries. Cargill helps customers
succeed through collaboration and innovation, and is committed to applying
its global knowledge and experience to help meet economic, environmental
and social challenges wherever it does business. For more information,
business, headquartered in Wichita, KS, is comprised of Cargill Beef, Pork,
Food Distribution, Case Ready, Regional Beef, Value Added
Meats Food Service, Value Added Meats Retail and Cargill
Cattle Feeders. We employ approximately 35,000 worldwide and has processing facilities and sales
offices in the US, Canada, and Australia, and international business
offices in Australia, China, Honduras, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan.
Cargill Pork has
an exciting opportunity for a Food
Scientist or Sr Food Scientist
position in Wichita, KS. This role will conduct research aligned with
business needs for purposes of new product development, new process
development, process improvement, technical sales support, and trouble
shooting. Research can include the entire process from discovery to
commercialization or segments of the process. The purpose of this
position is to provide technical expertise and project leadership to: 1)
New product development for product line growth, 2) Process development for
the creation of new capabilities and/or labor expense reduction efforts, 3)
Creation, perfection, and defense of new and existing IP, 4) Involvement in
strategic plan and creation of a center of excellence and collaboration,
and 5) Provides positive mentor and technical assistance to Jr. team
members through coaching.
35% - Research and
develop innovative customer focused new products, services, and solutions
that deliver commercially viable new products.
30% - Provide
technical leadership in product and process development and improvement,
quality systems, and regulatory oversight.
20% - Deliver high
performance innovation, supporting core and new products
10% - Build business
unit, CAP platform and Cargill Corporate collaboration and product
technical expertise to team members
5% - Build,
maintain and defend IP portfolio
Bachelor's of Science or
equivalent experience in food/meat science,
culinary arts, hotel/restaurant management or food processing is necessary.
Minimum of 5 years experience
in new product development, commercialization of new products, and/or
Highly motivated individual with a strong background
in scientific procedure and project management skills are required.
Data analysis, experimental design, and technical writing and effective
vocal communication skills are also required.
This position requires a high level of proficiency
using Microsoft Office and email. Previous experience with
statistical software is highly preferred
Travel - 30-50%
A Masters, PhD or equivalent experience is highly
Previous experience in retail and/or food service,
operations, and/or management is highly preferred
Knowledge and experience in experimental design and
Research and Development