Under direct 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. Follows established protocols
and work plans. Drafts for review technical proposals and reports.
Complete project objectives under the
direction of supervisor.
Conceptualize and develop new product
Improve existing products by optimizing
product attributes (cost, nutritional profiles, and ingredient
Maintain accurate and complete records.
Work with pilot plant equipment under
Conduct plant trials and new product
Learn and utilize on-line specification
Develop finished product and processing
Execute experiments and prepare results
Develop prototypes that deliver project
objectives. This may include ordering and weighing ingredients, as well
as assembling prototypes for product evaluation.
Sporadic to frequent travel, including
flying to all parts of the U.S., possibly overseas, and driving a company
or rental automobile 4 to 6 hours as needed.
BS in Food Science or related field plus
a minimum of 1 year relevant work experience required, dairy experience
MS in Food Science or related field
Demonstrated ability to effectively
communicate and interact with a cross-functional organization.
Proficient in Microsoft Office
May travel up to 30% 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.