Food Scientist Omaha, NE

Job Code: 539997900

POSTED: Sep 14




Omaha/Nebraska/United States


ConAgra Foods


Full Time - Entry Level

Preferred Education:

High School

Employer Information


About ConAgra Foods

Job Description


Job Summary

Under limited supervision, researches, conducts experiments, gathers data, develops preliminary findings and prepares written reports for the development of new products from conception through successful commercialization. Selects appropriate methods, tests and procedures for testing. Develops project timelines, creates technical proposals and reports and makes recommendations.

Position Responsibilities

* Base product and maintenance support.

* New Product formulation: Formulate new products to match the cost target, ingredient statement, nutritional profile and product attributes of the target product. Develop and document the process for the manufacture of the new product.

* Conduct plant trials and product start-ups.

* Develop realistic project timelines in coordination with management, marketing and the Research & Development Manager.
* Create finished product and processing specifications.

* Work closely with Engineering/Operations to source equipment required for new product

* Other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications

* BS in Food Science or related field required plus a minimum of 3 years experience in Product Development in a food company required.

* MS in Food Science or Engineering plus 1-2 years relevant work experience preferred.

* Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

* Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, influence and interact within a cross-functional organization

* Proficient in Microsoft Office Products.

* Will travel up to 40% of time. Must be able to travel independently and as a responsible CAG representative.


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