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.
and develop new product prototypes.
Product formulation: Formulate new products to match the ingredient statement,
nutritional profile and product attributes of the target product. Optimize
products through various sensory testing protocols. Develop, test, and
document the process for the full-scale manufacture of the new product.
plant trials and new product start-ups independently.
technical project timelines that ensure business needs are met, with input
from management, marketing and the R&D Manager.
finished product and processing specifications.
cross-functionally, for example, with Procurement to source ingredients
required for new product commercialization and Operations to implement
product & process specifications.
in Food Science or related field required. MS preferred.
3 years relevant experience.
in Product Development for a Food Company required.
ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
in Microsoft Office Products. Prior SAP experience preferred.
travel up to 40% of time. Must be able to travel independently and as a
responsible ConAgra Foods, Inc. representative.