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Technologist - Technical Service/Commercial Innovation Acceleration

Company: Ingredion
Location: Bridgewater
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Ingredion is hiring a Technical Service Technologist to provide technical support and expertise to customers for a broad range of food, beverage, and pet food applications.
The technologist will support accounts within our Commercial Innovation Acceleration team and our business initiatives for Texture Solutions to assist with managing existing product line, develop new products, and create customer valued solutions.
The technologist will be responsible for developing food formulations and prototypes for various customer and business initiatives on a pilot plant and lab bench tops scale utilizing Good Manufacturing Practices.
They will also perform research related duties as needed, assigned, support internal and external customer request; execute analytical testing as well as document and prepare technical reports with guidance from manager. Core Responsibilities:Provide technical support across a broad range of food, beverage, and pet food applications applying product and application knowledge to identify solutions for internal and external customers. Support customer and business development projects and initiatives shifting priorities as needed and delivering on timeSupport demo, prototype development and application validation work to promote our product and capabilities.Conduct pilot and production scale trials in our Food Pilot Plant and at customers' facilitiesBuild knowledge of the company's technologies, product functionalities and their application in customer products and different food categories.Conduct qualification and application testing to support product management of existing line product and new product launchesPerform work needed to provide support and tool for multiple categories contributing to business growth and continuityWork with direct manager & Technical Service team to identify formulation challenges, solve problems, and develop innovative ideasInteract with technical service team, research/category leads, key technology functions, sales and business development in US/CASupport assigned accounts and lead customer projects with these accountsQualified Candidates will have:B.S in Food Science/ Food Engineering/ Chemical Engineering with 2+ years of relevant industry experienceKnowledge of common food applications/processes, food ingredient functionality and ingredient interactionsAbility to formulate products across a wide range of food, beverage, and pet food categoriesDemonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills required for food formulations development, optimization, and troubleshootingPrevious laboratory pilot plant & benchtop experience in a research food highly desiredExcellent written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to write comprehensive technical reports and deliver technical presentations.Ability to work independently with limited supervisionAbility to deal well with ambiguity and embrace a dynamic work environmentCustomer focused mindset, proven people skills, self-motivation and focus on resultsExcellent planning skills, highly organized, detail oriented and can multi-taskTeam player and excellent interpersonal skillsPrior customer experience is a plusProficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Teams)Ability to travel up to 15-20% domesticallyIngredion provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, we will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant's accommodation needs.
#LI-JG1 We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Ingredion seeks to provide a work environment that is free from harassment and discrimination. We will not tolerate any form of discrimination based on race, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, handicap or disability-mental or physical-marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability resulting from military service, or any other classification protected by law ("protected classifications"). We are committed to establishing and maintaining a work environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.Relocation Available: Yes, Within Country

Keywords: Ingredion, New Brunswick , Technologist - Technical Service/Commercial Innovation Acceleration, IT / Software / Systems , Bridgewater, New Jersey

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