Tyson Foods Chef I in Springdale, Arkansas

Title Chef I

Job Function Research and Development

City Springdale

State AR

Facility Name (Location) Corporate

Pay Type Exempt

Position Number 10756317 Chef I

Full Time / Part Time Full Time

Shift 1

Relocation Covered No

Job Description SUMMARY:

This position will be a part of our Culinary team in the development of product, positioning and application solutions for national account customers. The position is charged with distilling available information into meaningful insights to recommend relevant growth opportunities for key Tyson customers. The position interacts closely with Tyson sales, marketing and research and development and with key customers research and development, marketing and operations functions. Working within a culinology focused development team, supporting our sales, Marketing, R&D and Operations counterparts, this position is charged with helping the Tyson team to identify product solutions for our key customers and to position Tyson resources as a necessary component of the decision making process. The position will have the opportunity to grow within the National Account arena or other Culinary arenas within the company.


Education: Culinary degree or certified chef credentials from the American Culinary Federation required. Food Science training or education is a plus but not required.

Experience: 3+ years chef experience including 2 years of supervisory, leadership experience in the foodservice industry. Experience in at least 2 or 3 foodservice segments, i.e. foodservice national accounts, menu development, manufacturing experience a plus, in addition to catering/banquet leadership (segments could include:commercial restaurant, hotel, and on-site foodservice).

Computer Skills: Standard computer skills.

Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Special Skills: HACCP certified; member of at least one professional chef association; project and time management; problem solving; culinary creativity; staff training and development.

Supervisory: None

Travel: Up to 35%

Req ID 52927BR

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.