SUMMARY: This manager is typically responsible for
R&D activities involving a major business segment, often involving a
National Account customer or customers where dedicated and separate
researchers are deployed. While this manager may be involved directly
(hands on) with R&D activities, he/she must also manage and supervise
the work of several professional researchers and support staff that will be
working on many different projects concurrently. This manager works closely
with the technical and management groups of major customers and is often
our most frequent contact with that customer. Typically would have work
experience as a Project Leader and demonstrated all skills necessary for
Education: Preferred BS, MS, or Ph.D. in Food Science with study
emphasis in protein foods (poultry, beef, pork, fish).
Experience: 8+ years work in R&D with diverse research
Computer Skills: Basic computer skills. For example, generating
simple letters, spreadsheets, and/or graphics for personal business use. If
using a Tyson Business Computer System, job requires an understanding of
the system features and functionality and how to use these features.
Travel: 12 or more domestic trips per year.
Supervisory Skills: This position is responsible for supervising a
group of personnel in a single department or work unit, consisting of
professional researchers and support staff, who perform similar and/or
interrelated tasks and activities.