Career Opportunities: Senior Food Technologist - Technical
Req Id 461 - Posted 01/10/2012 - UNITED
STATES - New Jersey - Bridgewater - Technical
Services - Full Time
International, Inc. (NYSE:
CPO) is one of the world's largest corn refiners and a major supplier of
high-quality food ingredients and industrial products derived from the wet
milling and processing of corn and other starch-based materials.
Headquartered in the suburb of , Illinois, Corn
Products International is a leading supplier of starches, sweeteners and
other ingredients. We are the world's largest producer of dextrose
and a leading regional manufacturer of starches, syrups and glucose.
To review our long history of success, please visit us at www.cornproducts.com.WestchesterChicago
Job Title: Senior Technical Service
Position Location: Bridgwater,
NJ - US
Business Unit: Global Ingredient Solutions/Technical
Relocation: Yes – Relocation Within Country
Function and Scope of Role:
This position will provide technical
service support and work closely with one or several territory and/or key
account sales managers to identify growth opportunities within targeted
sectors of the food industry and pursue those via rapid product innovation,
formulation support, processing assistance and technical problem
solving. In addition, you will be responsible for developing and
maintaining excellent customer relationships and managing technical
projects with your assigned accounts.
Key Responsibilities and Activities:
1. Customer Relationships – Develop and
maintain superior working relationships with key R&D individuals and
decision makers at customers.
2. Project and Territory Management
– Collaborate closely with sales representative to develop go-to-market
approach for the assigned territory. Manage technical projects within
3. Ingredient Functionality/Expertise - Promote functional,
value-added ingredients and ingredient solutions via phone, face-to-face
meetings, presentations, and at trade shows. Conducting pilot plant and
production scale trials at customers.
4. Product Development/Formulation – Provide technical
support to customers for a broad range of food applications. Assist
customers in new product development. Develop new and creative food
concepts to showcase innovative starch-based texturizing solutions.
B.S. in Food Science/Food Engineering or other relevant discipline with
>5-7 yrs experience in the food industry or
M.S. in Food Science with 2-5 yrs experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills (technical reports for
internal and external distribution, presentations, etc.).
Experience in interactions with ingredient manufacturers or consumer goods
manufacturing companies preferred.
Excellent knowledge of common food processes, food ingredient functionality
and ingredient interactions
Demonstrated experience of creative, hands-on food concept development
using culinary kitchen, laboratory and/or pilot plant equipment.
Ability to effectively communicate and interact with a cross-functional
Ability to effectively manage projects and lead project teams.
Experience with experimental design, statistical data analysis, and
interpretation of results
Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
to 25 -30% travel will be required.
approved within Country
International, Inc. is
proud to provide a competitive compensation and benefits package including
medical, dental and life insurance, a 401(k) with a generous company match,
a pension plan and long term career growth potential.