Conagra Brands Associate Food Scientist Vacancy – Apply Online
Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our employees persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results.
Job Title: Associate Food Scientist
Location Chicago, Illinois
What You’ll Bring:
- BS in Food Science or related field required. MS preferred
- 1 year relevant work experience
- Pro-active self-starter, willing to accept responsibility for business tasks.
- Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Clear, concise written and verbal communication.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office software.
Requires knowledge in food product design, formulation, ingredient functionality and interaction, process design, product scale-up, plant testing and commercialization.
- Work in and around cramped/confined spaces
- Climbing to various heights via stairs or ladders
- Exposure to manufacturing environments for periodic extended work days to include: loud noise, excessive heat, cold, wet, and slippery conditions.
- Use of tools, equipment, and machinery
- Driving a company or rental vehicle for up to 6 hours as needed
- May travel up to 30% of time. Must be able to travel independently and as a responsible CAG representative.
- Exposure to food tasting and smells including all food allergens
What You’ll Do:
- Develop new products beginning at the concept phase through successful commercialization.
- Conduct plant trials and new product start-ups.
- Plan, prioritize and complete tasks effectively and efficiently.
- Maintain accurate and complete records.
- Work with pilot plant equipment under supervision.
- Learn and utilize online specification system.
- Execute experiments and prepare results for review.
- Conceptualize and develop new products prototypes.
- Manages individual tasks and works under supervision.
- Assist team with product cutting, plant trials, and testing
- Maintains a clean, organized and safe work area, including the cleaning of equipment, utensils and work surfaces.
Conagra Brands Associate Food