J.Rettenmaier USA LP

JRS USA is a leader in the manufacture and production of insoluble fibers used in the food, pet food, home and personal care, chemical, technical, industrial industries and many more. As a global manufacturer and essential business, we are always looking to add talented and dedicated professionals to our teams across the United States.

Scientist, Applications Development

Schoolcraft, MI

Job Responsibilities
  • Support the sales and marketing teams efforts with technical support and custom developed applications.
  • Utilize experience in formulations to develop product applications and technical data that demonstrate product benefits.
  • Develop comprehensive understanding of ingredient functionality in relevant applications.
  • Evaluate / characterize new raw materials and make recommendation as to their potential as new opportunities.
  • Travel with sales team to customers to give presentations and demonstrate product benefits.
  • Provide technical assistance to customers in area of expertise.
  • Develop or assist with the development of presentations, technical brochures, technical data sheets and other relevant communication documents.
  • Represent the company by participating in relevant trade organizations / tradeshow / conferences.
  • Provide assistance and training to Sales and Marketing departments.
Minimum Job Requirements, Skills and Qualifications
  • BS/MS/PhD degree in Food Science or a science related field.
  • Three years of technical experience in product development /formulation in bakery products. Practical knowledge of hydrocolloids and their use in bakery and bakery fillings, glazes, etc.
  • In depth understanding of FDA, USDA, FSIS regulations, GMP’s, SOP’s, the product development process, functional ingredients and applicable processing equipment and procedures.
  • Proficient with MS Office, particularly Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Able to communicate (written and oral in person and on the telephone) technical information.
  • Good and effective organizational skills and able to keep accurate detailed records.
  • Able to work independently within area of responsibility.
  • Effective time management skills and able to prioritize multiple customer accounts.
Other Information
  • Standard working hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday.
  • Travel required as needed, approx. 20%.
  • Salaried Position.
  • Eligible for In-2-Win Performance Bonus Program.
  • Eligible for all benefit programs.

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume and employment application to hrjrsscm and click the behavioral assessment questionnaire link to complete our Predictive index online.

J. Rettenmaier USA LP
16369 US 131 Highway
Schoolcraft, MI 49087
Phone: (269) 679-2340
Email: hr@jrsusa.com

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