Our client is a leading flavor company based in Chicago! The company provides flavor solutions for dairy, confectionery, healthcare, beverage, grain, and savory markets. We have been retained to find a talented Applications Technologist!
The Applications Technologist assists with the selection and screens flavors to meet customer expectations, assists in prototype formulation, produces prototypes at benchtop for flavor application testing, and conducts pilot scale processing of prototypes. This position contributes to building strong customer relationships through project interaction and participation in customer activities. This position will be focused on dairy applications.
With some direction, the Applications Technologist will manage customer projects and interactions, formulate product bases and prototypes independently, and participate in internal innovation and improvement projects, in preparation for roles with greater responsibility and leadership.
This position provides essential support that enables the Business Unit to fulfill customer needs in a timely manner. Due to the high volume of requests and customer centric culture, this position requires urgency, flexibility, and responsiveness. With guidance, the role affords the opportunity as Project leader to work with cross-functional partners like Sales, Flavor Chemists, Regulatory, Supply Chain, Production, Marketing and Research & Innovation to solve challenges, successfully execute customer projects, and gain continual learning opportunities for personal and professional growth.