Sr Food Scientist
ConAgra Foods
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Post Date: Jan 24, 2018
Job Type: Full time
Start Date: - n/a -
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Location: US - Nebraska - Omaha
Job Reference: 71703-en_US
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Description
If you're the kind of person who wants to be part of cultivating the most energized, highest-impact culture in the food industry, where you have the opportunity to work on iconic and emerging food brands, then Conagra Brands is the place for you.Position Summary: Provide technical expertise and leadership to functional groups across all companies in order to directly influence the achievement of business objectives.  Supervise technical activities of other professionals and specialists with complete project accountability, assuring effective execution of assigned projects. Position Responsibilities:
    Lead new and existing frozen product development initiatives.  Experience in baking strongly preferred.Identify opportunities for competitive market advantage through creative prototype development.Provide judgment and experience to assure that an appropriate level of technical common sense and discipline are being employed and utilized in business decisions.Identify and approve potential ingredient, manufacturing and comanufacturing suppliers.Contribute significantly, directly, and continually to the attainment of results through the generation and application of advanced, specialized knowledge. Through increased knowledge of ConAgra Foods business and interactions with all R&D groups and other functions, prepare plans and lead their execution against broad technical problems.Identify and develop research programs to exploit an emerging technology for significant business results.Identify and develop research programs to drive cost optimization through formulation and processing efficiencies
 Position Requirements:
    BS in Food Science or related field required. MS preferredMinimum of 5 years work experienceExperience in Baking strongly preferredExhibit leadership and proactive attitudes in approaching technical solutions to business and market issues.Demonstrate ability to propose and persuade new research direction to address the business needs of the corporation.Display exceptional competence over a sustained period as evidenced by specific technical accomplishments. Demonstrate ability to communicate well and to effectively influence and interact with others to accomplish research goals. Project management required.People management preferred.
    Frequent travel including flying to all parts of the U.S., possibly overseas (25% of time)
 Physical Requirements:
    Exposure to manufacturing processes and equipment for periodic extended workdays. Driving a company or rental automobile 4 to 6 hours as neededUse of tools, equipment, and machineryWalking, standing, or sitting for extended periods of timeWalking and/or standing on various surface typesAbility to lift up to 60 lbs. on a regular basis.
 SF:LI-KZ-1SF:CB1REQ: 71703 Conagra Brands, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.



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