· Exhibit a high
level of professionalism and positively contribute to the image of ConAgra
Foods in the technical community by active participation and leadership in
outside professional societies. Recognized within ConAgra Foods as an
authority and a valued internal technical resource.
technical and competitive reconnaissance to identify opportunities for
competitive market advantage.
judgment and experience to assure that an appropriate level of technical
common sense and discipline are being employed and utilized in business
significantly, directly, and continually to the attainment of ConAgra
Foods business results through the generation and application of advanced,
leadership and proactive attitudes in approaching technical solutions to
business and market issues.
ability to propose and persuade new research direction to address the
business needs of the corporation.
significant contributions to ConAgra Foods strategies/business objectives
by generating and applying technical knowledge.
exceptional competence over a sustained period as evidenced by specific
· Recognized as
an outstanding scientist/specialist, both inside and outside ConAgra
Foods, and valued as an internal resource across all functions and R&D
ability to communicate well and to effectively influence and interact with
others to accomplish research goals.
assigned personnel with a demonstrated ability to inspire subordinates
through strong leadership skills and participation in their development
increased knowledge of ConAgra Foods business and interactions with all
R&D groups and other functions, prepare plans and lead their execution
against broad technical problems.
increase level of expertise in area of specialization to augment ConAgra
Foods technical leadership position.
· Identify and
develop research programs to exploit an emerging technology for
significant business results.
· Identify and
develop research programs to drive cost optimization through formulation
and processing efficiencies, create new prototypes for product development
initiatives and to identify and approve potential ingredient and