Application Technologist - Food Protection – Kansas


USA, Kansas, Kansas Corporate

We are looking for an Application Technologist who is able to take on challenging and innovative projects involving antimicrobials and antioxidants. Responsible for carrying out application projects involving Danisco's extensive line of food protection solutions used in culinary, dairy, meats, bakery, beverage, and other related products. This would include utilizing the analytical, microbiology, and sensory laboratories for evaluations, testing and performing analytical procedures. Effectively manage internal and external projects from experimental design to completion. Assist in troubleshooting and educating internal and external customers. Leverage professional skills to collaborate with sales and business management in driving growth of the business.


We are looking for someone to perform experimental activities in a laboratory setting, including sourcing required products, reagents, and materials. The incumbent must have the ability to analyze data from a wide array of assays and communicate results internally and externally. Maintenance of appropriate documentation for experiments through laboratory notebooks and active use of all Danisco computer systems will be required. Assist customers by participating in in-house or technical visits, answering technical questions, and conducting seminars and presentations as needed. The ability to work in cross-functional teams to troubleshoot and provide solutions to meet the needs of internal and external customers is required. The candidate must have the ability to handle and prioritize multiply projects simultaneously with minimal supervision.

You are a four year college graduate with a Food Science or Food Microbiology degree or related field of study, Masters preferred. The ability to work independently while participating in a team environment is an integral part of this position.

·         • Authorized to work in the United States of America

·         • Adherence to all management systems including, ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 and Food Safety, with an understanding of Danisco's Quality and Environmental Policies and procedures.

·         • This position will operate in a laboratory and office environment with up to 80% of the time in the laboratory. Some travel to select customer sites/ training will be asked of the associate up to approximately 20% of job time.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application deadline is 17 december 2010.


Business area: 

Research & Development

Reference no: 

EN-02501 you apply
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