Chef II in Springdale, AR at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 6/4/2018

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Career Description

SUMMARY: This position, based at our Springdale, Arkansas Corporate Office, will be a part of our Foodservice Marketing Culinary Team and will be responsible for delivering focused, well organized product presentations to large groups of Tyson customers as well as play a key role (voice of the operator) in the development of Tyson branded products. This individual will work with rest of the Tyson culinary staff, select members of the R&D staff, and the non-commercial channel marketing sales and marketing team to support customer-focused initiatives. This position requires the following skills: Excellent project and time management skills. Effective problem solving skills and The ability to collaborate within ateam comprised of marketing, sales and product management experts to design the optimum experience for our customers.

REQUIREMENTS: Education: Requires culinary degree or certified chef credentials from the American Culinary Federation. Food Science training or education and/or dietary nutrition education is a plus but not required.

Experience: 3+ years chef experience including 2 years of 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: This is a customer facing role and therefore excellent verbal and written communication skills is a requirement

Special Skills: HACCP certified; member of at least one professional chef association; project and time management; problem solving; culinary creativity; leadership, influence, and collaboration.

Travel: Varies 30-60%

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