Under limited 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. Selects appropriate
methods, tests and procedures for testing. Develops project timelines,
creates technical proposals and reports and makes recommendations.
Conceptualize and develop new product prototypes.
New Product formulation: Formulate new products to match the
ingredient statement, nutritional profile and product attributes of the
target product. Develop and document the process for the manufacture of
the new product.
plant trials and new product start-ups independently
Develop project timelines that are acceptable to management, marketing
and the R&D Manager.
Develop finished product and processing specifications.
Work closely with Engineering/Operations to source equipment
required for new product manufacture. Provide operations and engineering
with process procedures.
Experience with bakery and dough technology strongly preferred.
BS in Food Science or related field required. MS preferred
Minimum 3 years experience
in Product Development in a Food Company required
Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Products.
May travel up to 40% of time. Must be able to travel independently
and as a responsible ConAgra Foods, Inc. representative.