Senior Technologist- Dairy
I am recruiting for an industry leading food ingredients manufacturer with a global presence and looking to speak with R&D candidates for an open Senior Technologist position
Responsible for identifying project opportunities at select accounts, developing solutions to address specific needs, working towards successful commercial implementation and strategic customer relationship building.
•Customer Technical Support – Act as technical liaison for selected accounts, effectively managing request and opportunities. Organize visits to customers and visits from customers at Idea Labs (planning trials, meetings and venue). Utilize laboratory and pilot plant equipment to conduct trials and evaluate products to help development and diagnose problems. Review customer processes and formulations to make recommendations in a timely manner meeting customer needs for cost savings, quality improvements, or product innovation.
•Application Development – Lead necessary technical activities to deliver concept developments & associated technical content demonstrating innovative ingredient or food systems functionality in identified sub applications. Proposes own ideas & utilizes customer feedback for new concept development or improvements.
•Business Development – Collaborate closely with Sales representatives and technical team to develop business, update, and execute technical strategies. Build strong relationships at multiple levels within the customers’ organization.
•Knowledge sharing and management – Record and share relevant customer activities and project updates in designated knowledge management tools.
•Degree (Bsc or Msc) or equivalent, in Food Technology or Food Engineering or other relevant discipline
•Experience in a R&D, Technical service or Applications team in specialty food ingredients.
•Excellent applied knowledge of interactions of different food ingredients, ingredient systems and food processing.
•Practical understanding of equipment and technologies to enable laboratory and pilot plants trials.
•Excellent analytical, monitoring, and reporting skills
•English fluency, both written and spoken