SUMMARY: This position is responsible
for overseeing all stages of product and process development and
control, reviewing and approving nutritional data for print, writing
new product specifications, and enforcing all USDA labeling
regulations. Other responsibilities include: developing
samples/prototypes of new products; modifying existing products;
developing specifications for product production labeling; compiling
cost analysis information. Other duties include: working with Sales,
Marketing, and Quality Assurance departments; coordinating with
suppliers of ingredients; ensuring smooth start-up for new product
production processes; other special projects as needed.
Education: Bachelor's degree or M.S. in Food Science or in an
academic field directly related to the job.
Experience: 2+ year's research experience with Tyson or similar
experience within the food industry with B.S. preferred. No experience
required with M.S.
Computer Skills: Basic computer skills such as generating
simple letters, spreadsheets, and creating simple queries.
Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written
Travel: 12 or more domestic trips per year.
Expectations: To display sound
culinary, food science principles, a good knowledge of ingredient
functionality and commercial processes. To use Trend awareness,
innovative, showing a passion for food and cooking. Being that top box
asset to the team and company, excellent time management skills, able
to multi- task and transition easily between duties. Must be motivated
self-starter, and organized in your approach and support to management.
Closing a project. Team-oriented, willing to learn from others and able
to follow directives assigned and brought to a close.