OMAHA — Elaine McGlynn has been named a senior principal development scientist for the research, quality and innovation team at Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings, a business of ConAgra Foods, Inc. that is based in Cranbury, N.J. She most recently worked at Ottens Flavors in Philadelphia as a senior flavorist.

Ms. McGlynn has experience in developing sweet flavors for nutrition bars, baked foods, cereals, dairy, confectionery items and beverages. She previously was employed by Flavor Resources/Crompton & Knowles in New Brunswick, N.J. Ms. McGlynn has a bachelor’s of science degree in nutrition and dietetics from Rutgers University.