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Application Technologist - Food Protection - New Century, KS

DuPont

 

 

 

Job Description

NATURE OF WORK/SCOPE OF POSITION

 

Responsible for technical projects from experimental design to completion.  Includes testing, analytical procedures, equipment setup and preparation of standards and product materials under general supervision.  Employees in positions at this level are entry-level professionals who perform assignments designed to demonstrate professional work knowledge and abilities. They conduct a wide range of specific tasks and experiments using readily available clear and direct references.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

The essential functions of this position include but are not limited to the following:

 

Set up and conduct new or modified test experiments with responsibility for locating and reporting test deficiencies. 

Perform a wide variety of standard tests and procedures, including quantitative and qualitative analyses. 

Keep up-to-date on trends, new technical developments and competitorís activities by monitoring applications for processing systems and ingredients in applicable areas.

Assist customers by participating in in-house visits and answering technical questions.

Provide technical services to Customers, Sales and BUs as needed.

Implement and adhere to DuPont safety initiatives.  Report accidents promptly to Management.

May develop or assist with development of new product and application literature, including Technical Memorandums, Technical Notes, Technical Papers, invention disclosures and patents.

Maintain appropriate documentation for experiments, GMPs, ISO, FSMA, Bioterrorism and others as required.  Maintain an understanding of DuPontís quality and environmental policies and procedures.

 

 

Job Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

 

To successfully perform the requirements of this position, the incumbent must possess a minimum four year Biological, Chemical or Food Science or related degree and does not require experience in the food industry.  Strong communication (verbal and written), organizational and interpersonal skills are necessary. 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

This position operates in a laboratory/pilot plant environment and may require outside travel up to 20% of the time.

 

This position may require heavy lifting up to 60 lbs and working with hazardous materials.

 

About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at www.dow-dupont.com.

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

 

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