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Food Technologist


Job Function

Research and Development





Pay Type


Position Number

11076755 Food Technologist

Full Time / Part Time

Full Time



Relocation Covered


Job Description


This position is responsible for overseeing all stages of product and process development and control, reviewing and approving nutritional data for print, writing new product specifications, and enforcing all USDA labeling regulations. Other responsibilities include: developing samples/prototypes of new products; modifying existing products; developing specifications for product production labeling; compiling cost analysis information. Other duties include: workingwith Sales, Marketing, and Quality Assurance departments; coordinating with suppliers of ingredients; ensuring smooth start-up for new product production processes; other special projects as needed.


Education: Bachelor's degree or M.S. in Food Science or in an academic field directly related to the job.

Experience: 2+ year's research experience with Tyson or similar experience within the food industry with B.S. No experience required with M.S. or Ph.D.

Computer Skills: Basic computer skills such as generating simple letters, spreadsheets, and creating simple queries.

Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Supervisory: NA

Travel: 12 or more domestic trips per year.

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