Food Scientist-WIC02417 Ė Wichita, KS
Cargill is a unique place to grow your career, your
experience and your abilities. Every day, we grow
our reputation as a leading international producer of food, agricultural,
financial and industrial products and services. We take pride in our
global reach, ability to contribute, and strong work ethics and values. Founded in
1865, Cargill is a privately held company and employs 142,000 people in
65 countries with annual revenues in excess of $133.9 billion. Through
innovation, creativity and teamwork, we are transforming entire markets
and peopleís lives
worldwide, and we can have the same impact on your career. Discover how
we can be Better Together at www.cargill.com.
Cargill Value Added
Meats (CVAM) Retail facilities utilize state-of-the-art beef, pork and
turkey processing capabilities to deliver high-quality meat products to
our partners. Advanced technologies and imaginative people create
innovative solutions and distinctive value for our customers. Our retail
customers come to us from traditional grocers, supermarkets and warehouse
clubs to provide their meat and deli needs. We provide innovative
solutions for their fresh meat case, frozen meat departments, deli counters,
Cargill Shared Services has an
opportunity available for a Food
Scientist, located in Wichita, KS. This position will
plan and execute research to support CVAM-Retail business strategy with
focus on new product and process development, product and process
improvement, sales technical support and new technology introduction.
This position will provide technical leadership from concept to
commercialization, working closely with support functions to ensure
flawless execution. A proactive approach in promoting collaboration
across Cargill and protection of existing or new intellectual property is
expected of this role.
40% - Research and
develop customer focused commercially viable new products, services and
technical leadership to support sales and development of successful
customer business relationships
15% - Research to
exceed customer expectations in areas of food safety, consumer insights,
product performance and quality management
10% - Deliver high
performance innovation supporting core and new products
10% - Identify
collaboration opportunities across Cargill businesses
05% - Build,
maintain and defend IP portfolio
A Bachelorís of Science degree in food/meat science,
culinary arts, food processing, or related field.
A minimum of 4 years experience
in new product development, commercialization of new products, and/or
research (graduate work applies).
Must have experience with data analysis,
experimental design, and technical writing.
Ability to effectively communicate to a wide range
of subject matter expertise.
Highly motivated individual with a strong
background in scientific procedure and project management skills are
Ability to travel 30-50% (must have a valid
Masterís degree, Ph.D., or equivalent experience is
Five years experience in
new product development, commercialization of new products and/or
research working with fresh or processed meats.
Competency with statistical software.
This position is posted internally as
well as externally.
If selected for an interview, you
will be required to submit signed copies of your last two performance
reviews. (A completed e-PMP is considered a signed copy.)
Cargill is an EEO/AA