Food Scientist/Food Scientist Sr-WIC01702 –
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Cargill is an
international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and
industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, the privately held
company employs 159,000 people in 68 countries. Cargill helps
customers succeed through collaboration and innovation, and is committed to
applying its global knowledge and experience to help meet economic,
environmental and social challenges wherever it does business.
business, headquartered in Wichita, KS, is comprised of Cargill Beef, Pork,
Food Distribution, Case Ready, Regional Beef, Value Added
Meats Food Service, Value Added Meats Retail and Cargill
Cattle Feeders. We employ approximately 35,000 worldwide
and has processing facilities and sales offices in the US, Canada, and
Australia, and international business offices in Australia, China,
Honduras, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan.
an exciting opportunity available for a Senior Food Scientist
located at our Research & Development facility in Wichita, KS. This
position will conduct research aligned with business needs for purposes of
new product development, new process development, process improvement,
technical sales support, and trouble shooting. Research can include the
entire process from discovery to commercialization or segments of the
process. The purpose of the position is to provide technical
expertise and leadership and project leadership to 1) New Product
Development for product line growth, 2) Process development for the
creation of new capabilities and/or labor expense reduction efforts, 3)
Creation, perfection, and defense of new and existing IP, 4) Involvement in
strategic plan and creation of a center of excellence and collaboration, 5)
Provides positive mentoring and technical assistance to Jr team members
30 % - Deliver high performance innovation,
supporting core and new products.
30% - Provide technical leadership in product and
process development and regulatory oversight.
25% - Research and develop innovative customer
focused new products, services and solutions that deliver commercially
viable new products.
10% - Build business unit, CAP platform and Cargill
Corporate collaboration and provide technical expertise to team members.
5 % - Build, maintain, and defend IP portfolio.
B.S. in food/meat Science, culinary arts, or food
processing or equivalent experience
Minimum 5 years experience in new product
development, commercialization of new products, and/or research
Highly motivated individual with a strong background
in scientific procedure and project management skills
Data analysis, experimental design, and technical
writing and effective vocal communication skills
Builds relationships with internal and external
Strong organizational skills and ability to multi
High level of proficiency using Microsoft Office
Occasional travel (30-50%)
M.S. or Ph.D.
Experience in retail and/or foodservice, operations,
Previous experience with statistical software
Research and Development