Food Scientist I
SUMMARY:This position is responsible for developing and commercializing new and improved products and/or processes with direction from their manager. This covers all stages of product development and process development including writing new product specifications, and ensuring regulatory labeling and food safety requirements are met. Additional responsibilities include developing samples/prototypes of new products, modifying existing products, optimizing existing products, developing specifications for product production labeling, and compiling cost analysis information. Essential duties include working with and influencing marketing, insights, sales, culinary, FSQA, operations and purchasing departments, coordinating with suppliers of ingredients, ensuring smooth start-up for new product production processes. This person will take on and complete special projects as needed.REQUIREMENTS:EDUCATION: B.S. or M.S. in Food Science, Meat Science, Food Engineering or related field. No degree with minimum of 6 years relevant experience.Experience: M.S. with no experience. B.S with minimum of 2 years of relevant experience. No degree with minimum of 6 years relevant experience.Computer Skills: Requires good computer skills with ability to fully utilize MS Office products and Tyson systems (or like systems).Communication Skills: Good verbal and written communication skills required. Presentation skills required. Must have the ability to effectively communicate with cross functional business partners.SPECIAL SKILLS (if applicable): Strong critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills. Strong project management skills. Strong numerical skills. Understanding of product formulation, food processing and the Research and Development process and regulatory labeling and food safety requirements.Supervisory: May supervise a team of hourly technicians that support a team of scientists.Travel: 25% – 12+ domestic trips per year. Travel will be required to accomplish our internal and external customer needs. Travel will include customer meetings, plant production facilities for testing and commercialization of new products, process trouble shooting and any other regular business needs.To view a full job description and submit your resume for consideration, click APPLY TO THIS POSITION below and follow the prompts.Apply for this job.