Product Development Scientist – 50161


JOB REQUIREMENTS: Product Development Scientist – 50161
DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: This is an area where the Johnsonville
value of innovation has a distinctly scientific flavor. As a member of
our research and development team, youll be responsible for
continually finding new ways to improve upon current Johnsonville
products and develop new ones. You and your team members will use the
latest consumer trend data to bring new and exciting flavors to the
marketplace. You may also have opportunities to work with regulatory and
other experts to design new and innovative packaging for our products.
Johnsonville, LLC Product Development Scientist Position Overview:
Johnsonville has an excellent opportunity for an outstanding individual
to join us as a key member of our Product Development Team. Your primary
responsibility will to optimize, develop and commercialize existing or
new products and processes to drive significant growth of the
Johnsonville brand. In this role, you will: Work as part of an agile
Product Development Team to optimize or develop existing and new
products or processes from concept to commercialization Integrate
meat science, meat processing equipment and consumer insight concepts to
advance product and process performance of RTE and fresh meat products
Interact and develop strong relationships with other members from
Marketing, Manufacturing, Food Safety and Quality, Engineering, R&D, and
Supply Chain. Responsibilities: Build superior products and processes
by leveraging your knowledge and skill sets in product development,
meat/food science, food chemistry, processing, packaging and
manufacturing. It is expected that you continuously develop your
competencies in these areas so that you are able to make significant
contributions to the development of new products and/or extend-the-gap
on quality of existing products Challenge your ability as a technical
member on multiple cross-functional teams and expect to contribute to
productivity, flexible formulation, and development projects through
concept to commercialization. Leverage your network of industry,
academic and vendor relationships to help guide rapid development and
solve problems Expand your skills as a communicator by working
effectively with all levels within the organization so that business
needs are met Continuously learn new skills and knowledge as you
become increasingly proficient in a wide range of areas Become
recognized within Johnsonville and the food industry as a world class
Food (Meat) Scientist as a result of your accomplishments, continuous
learning, and leadership abilities Posting Date: May 10, 2023 Coach for
this position: R&D Coordinator (We dont have bosses at Johnsonville.
We have Coaches. They are there to help you develop your talents. They
cannot make you run laps.) Travel: 30% Location: Technical Center,
Sheboygan Falls, WI (Our office is about an hour north of Milwaukee)
Member Status: Fulltime, Salaried (At Johnsonville, you are not an
employee. You are a Member and, yes, Membership has its privileges –
like the ability to buy sausage at great discounts. Our more traditional
benefits are great, too.) Referral Bonus: Refer a new part-time
(operations only) or full-time member and you are eligible for a $1,000
referral reward! An additional premium of $1,000 ($2,000 total) will
be offered for Team Leader and Sanitation members and $3,000 ($4,000
total) for Over-the Road Drivers or Maintenance. Referrals will be paid
out after 6 months of service. We value the diversity of our workforce
and we embrace the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment.
M/F/Vet/DisabilityJohnsonville values the service Veterans and their
family members have given to our country. We support the hiring of
returning service members and military spouses. Equal Opportunity
Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with
disabilities/sexual orientation/g nder identity OTHER
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Education: B.S. in Food Science or
Meat/Animal Science required; Masters Degree or higher with a meat
science emphasis is preferred Experience: Meat industry experience (3
years) in product development of prepared refrigerated/frozen foods;
experience in fresh and ready-to-eat red meat/poultry is a plus
Experience working with a wide range of proteins in both fresh and
ready-to-eat formats including formulation, processing, knowledge of
shelf life, food safety requirements and recommendation of packaging
structures Knowledge of USDA/FDA regulations and standards beneficial
Skills and Competencies: Drive for results Comfortable with
ambiguity, fast pace & high degree of change Strong interpersonal and
communication skills Ability to communicate details to both technical
and non-technical members for fact-based decision making Demonstrated
problem solving skills and the ability to function in a team-based
environment Excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask
Demonstrated self-growth and development Analytical (gathers
critical data and influences informed decisions) Comfortable taking
calculated risks APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online:
Other: Applicants ONLY to apply via URL link provided! Qualified
females, minorities, and special disabled veterans and other veterans
are encouraged to apply.