Under minimal supervision researches, conducts
experiments, gathers data, develops preliminary findings and prepares
written reports for the development of new products beginning at
conception through successful commercialization. Selects appropriate methods,
tests and procedures for testing. Develops project timelines, creates
technical proposals and reports and makes recommendations. Participates
is cost savings efforts, independently initiates projects and works on
projects from other sources.
Leads technical and cross-functional
initiatives integrated with business teams
Design and implement all technical
aspects of projects
Contribute guidance and suggestions
early in the product development process that will improve delivery of
functional product designs.
Actively contributes to adjustment and
enhancement of the process and product.
Prepare recommended manufacturing
procedures for use in transition to plant production.
Provide technical support for start-up
operations in manufacturing. Assist with installation of new processes
and with manufacturing start-up at assigned plants to ensure designed
manufacturing procedures are functional. Revise and troubleshoot the
process as needed to ensure successful production of desired products.
Prepare specs and identify/develop associated quality control measures as
Identify, develop and assesses ideas
for technology improvements / cost savings
Prepares and present results, both
written and oral, to peers and management
BS in Food Science or related field
plus a minimum of 8 years relevant work experience preferred. Related
fields include Nutrition, Food Chemistry and Food Engineering.
MS in Meat/Food Science or related
field plus 6 years relevant work experience preferred. Related fields
include Nutrition, Food Chemistry and Food Engineering.
Ph.D. in Meat/Food Science or related
field plus a minimum of 4 years relevant work experience preferred.
Related fields include Nutrition, Food Chemistry and Food Engineering.
Experience in Product Development in a
Food Company required, protein experience preferred.
Proven ability to handle multiple
Must possess high learning agility.
Proficient in Microsoft Office
May travel up to 40% of time. Must be
able to travel independently and as a responsible CAG representative.
As we build our brands, we`re building the team that will take our
business to the next level. Our high-performance culture is based on
simplicity, accountability and collaboration and offers exceptional
career opportunities throughout the organization. Challenging positions
at all levels offer opportunities in sales, marketing, manufacturing,
supply chain, IT, finance, R & D and other areas. All of our
positions offer opportunity for personal growth and financial reward.
ConAgra Foods is an equal opportunity employer, and we place a high value
on the diversity of our employees, customers, consumers and vendors.
We`re looking for the best people with the best talent. You can build
your career and be part of building the new ConAgra Foods.