Defines, develops and commercializes new, improved
processing technologies to support new product introductions, reduce cost
and/or improve quality. Serves as processing expert and resource across
ConAgra. Develops, directs, or acquires innovative process technology
(preferably ownable) to deliver competitive advantages through new
products, quality/shelf life improvement, yield improvement, and/or cost
reduction. Requires advanced Engineering degree and 8 years experience.
develop food safety initiatives.
for establishing the adequacy of unit operations to provide control for
assuring safe food.
support food safety requirements for new Product, Packaging, and Process
Serve as a
subject matter expert in shelf stable technologies with emphasis in
hot-fill-hold, retorted and aseptic processing technologies.
expertise across ConAgra`s R&D and manufacturing communities.
Operations, Food Safety, Quality and Engineering in areas that extend
beyond their own internal capabilities on process changes to improve food
safety and quality.
thermal processing, food packaging and food engineering audits on ConAgra`s
plant trials and startups (validations) as needed.
understanding to optimize profitability.
management skills, focusing on relevant process development execution and
capability to delegate authority to maximize work force output
food processing and food science with exposure to research and commercial
applications. Stay current on new process technologies partnering with
BS or BA
degree in Food Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Food Science and
Technology, or Food Microbiology required.
7-10 years experience in food process technology or related.
understanding of process-food product interactions and challenges faced
working knowledge of experimental design and execution
knowledge of process engineering and processing equipment
presentation skills, both oral and written.
at Microsoft office programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
in compliance with state and federal regulatory agencies and regulatory
requirements pertaining to food processing and packaging.
Understanding of the theory and practice of food preservation
people management skills, focusing on relevant process development
execution and capability to delegate authority to maximize work force
understanding of sanitary design, and equipment cleaning.
troubleshooting skill with demonstrated ability to "think on their
leverage capability across industry and academia here and internationally.
work cross functionally to garner support and enthusiasm.
financial analysis skills to define and analyze cost impacts.
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.