Food / Meat R & D Project Leader - Meat Industry

West Liberty Foods

West Liberty, IA Scientific

Job Description

Job Reference Code: 006861-Corp



About West Liberty Foods

West Liberty Foods was formed in 1996 under the guiding principles of the Iowa Turkey Growers Cooperative. Carrying on Iowa’s rich farming tradition, our grower/owners are committed to animal health and welfare while delivering superior-quality turkeys — a philosophy that has helped family farms grow and thrive for generations. The continued success of West Liberty Foods is due to the dedication, enthusiasm and support of our grower/owners.

Our mission is to be a leading food manufacturer by converting needs, ideas and expertise into value for our members, business partners and consumers.

West Liberty Foods manufactures hundreds of meat and poultry products that can be found in well-known grocery stores and top restaurant chains nationwide. Recognized as one of the top protein processors in North America, we have the capacity to produce over 650 million pounds of food products per year across our facilities. We are The Surprisingly Big Company®, and we’re right in your backyard.

Build your career with West Liberty Foods and be a part of an exciting, collaborative team environment! 

We are currently hiring for a Research and Development Project Leader for for our corportate R & D team at our West Liberty, Iowa location.

Research and Development Project Leader will be responsible for conducting research aligned with business needs for the purpose of new product development, new process development, process improvement, technical sales support, and troubleshooting.  Provide technical expertise and leadership for new product development for product line growth, process development for new capabilities and cost reduction efforts.

  • Conduct research in connection with new product development.
  • Conduct research in connection with process development and process improvement.
  • Manage projects related to new product development.
  • Provide technical support and expertise in relation to new products and processes.
  • Provide direction on costs reduction efforts.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job ID: 69924

Posted 17 days ago

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