Technical Service Scientist, Food

Corvallis, OR 97339

Post Date: 04/02/2018 Job ID: 306.17KO Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage

Technical Service Scientist, Food

The Technical Service Scientist, Food is responsible for the development of new products and improving existing products and formulations with the goal of driving growth in line with company expectations.  In addition, this position will be a key contact for technical support to customers and the sales team with a primary focus on formulated products.  This position works closely with their customers' R&D departments on new products. 

*Deliver technical training and provide in-depth technical information on products and applications to internal and external customers.

*Serve as an extension to Sales & Marketing, providing any market, customer and competitive information as needed.

*Assess competitive products and help maintain a database that documents characteristics of their competitor's products.

*Understand industry trends and identify market needs and business potential.

*Develop formulas, specifications and label declarations for new products.

*Facilitate the reformulation of existing products to improve quality, reduce cost or to replace an unavailable ingredient.

*Work collaboratively with other departments to ensure the product's consistency in terms of performance and quality.

**If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Kristine O'Sullivan at 815.756.1221 / [Click Here To Join].

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Requirements:

*Bachelor's degree and MBA a plus. 

*Minimum of 3 years of technical experience in the food industry (fruit or vegetable experience a plus).

*Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

*Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

*Strong organizational and time management skills.

*Understand, identify and track emerging consumer trends.

**If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Kristine O'Sullivan at 815.756.1221 / [Click Here To Join].

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Kristine O'Sullivan
Sr. Partner

The Food and Beverage Division specializes in the placement of technical professionals in the food and beverage industry from entry level to executive level candidates. I have a talented group of recruiters who specifically source Technical Sales Professionals, Scientists, Regulatory Affairs, Scientific Affairs, Executive Technical professionals, Quality Assurance, Product Development, Technical Service, Nutrition, Analytical and Corporate Chefs. We work on both a contingent basis for professional level searches and retained search for executive level searches. CPS, Inc. has been in the talent recruitment business for 40+ years and we recruit nationwide.


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