Scientist - Meat/Food Science in Madison, WI-1007326



This position provides the opportunity to research the fundamental properties of meat and non meat ingredients as well as process and technology development to support the Oscar Mayer business. Individual will be responsible for planning and implementing assigned projects, analyzing results, translating those results into possible solutions for the business unit and communicating those opportunities throughout all levels of the organization.  Must have a strong technical background, keep current on scientific advances and work well in a team environment.  Assignment will provide exposure to the Oscar Mayer business unit, individuals throughout the Research and Nutrition organization, and outside collaborative partners.  Partnerships with multi-disciplinary research are also opportunities with this position.


Job Responsibilities 

         Develop project objectives in response to business initiatives

         Plan and execute projects with a high degree of autonomy

         Conduct analysis of results and translate into actionable recommendations

         Provide scientific expertise on cross functional teams

         Identify collaborative opportunities within the Research and Nutrition organization for business unit

         Build and maintain relationships with universities, vendors, and suppliers



         M.S. or Ph.D. in Meat Science/Food Science/Animal Science

         Experience working with food proteins, meat proteins

         Understanding or eagerness to learn general principles of meat science

         Willing to travel 15%     

General/technical skill

         Problem solving

         Strong organizational skills

         Excellent verbal/written communication skills

         Team building skills

         Networking skills to leverage internal and external partners



 : Research

Primary Location

 : NA-US-WI-Madison

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