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Industrial Bakery Specialist

Company: Puratos
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

OVERVIEW
Position title :
Industrial Bakery Specialist
Department :
R&D
Location:
Puratos Chicago Innovation Center
MISSION:Looking for a Career for Good?Puratos is a global purpose-driven company focused on bringing people together through food innovation for good. We offer a full range of innovative food ingredients and services for the bakery, patisserie, and chocolate sectors, serving artisans, retailers, industrial and food service companies in over 100 countries around the world. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit, and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This coupled with our commitment to our communities is what makes working at Puratos so magical.We offer acompetitive compensation and benefit package, designed to promote a Happier, Healthier You. This includes: Insurance coverage beginning the first of the month no extra waiting period to get started Immediate 401(k) eligibility including a fully vested matching contribution Receive over 5 weeks total of paid time off within your first year of service Free life coaches, convenient onsite health exams, 24/7 access to Registered Nurses Puratos-paid insurance coverage to protect you and your family including Life and Disability insuranceIf you are a solution oriented and analytical thinker with a passion for leading and inspiring people, we invite you to experience the magic of being yourself and join us for
a career for good. Join us in supporting profitable business growth with industrial customers by developing & implementing on customer lines. Develop innovative concepts and solutions and troubleshoot specific issues at customer locations.KEY TASKS: Development & Implementation of new products and concepts on Industrial Bakery lines
Participate in the early stages of new developments and the creation of demo concepts
Proactively develop new bread concepts using the Puratos technologies and in line with the market trends
Understand our R-A-P (Recipe
Additive
Process) approach required for successful implementation
Lead the implementation of new concepts and technical solutions on the production line of our industrial bakery customers
Trouble shooting at customer locations
Respond to customers
needs when facing technical challenges in their bakeries
Lead the trouble shooting work at industrial bakeries
May be to protect existing business or to develop new business opportunities
Capable to identify Puratos solutions that may address the challenge
Sales Support
Identify new business opportunities at large customers (prospection) Detect products at risk Implement appropriate solutions (existing and new) Make internal and external presentation and seminars explaining benefits of our products Participate in strategic exercises intending to develop our business in the above mentioned products. This should be based on a good understanding of the local market.
Manage accurately all technical administration
Write detailed and thorough reports of all technical interventions
Manages all technical information to ensure accessibility and confidentiality
Use the templates developed by the R&D team
Build expertise & network in specialty area
Becoming leading expert in the product range by training and field experience.
Build around the expertise an active network of high commercial value of customers, equipment suppliers, researchers, vendors and the international Puratos R&D community
Provide intelligence on innovative raw materials & technologies that can differentiate our products
Assure premium performances of the R&D lab by designing standardized baking tests and respecting the 5S and GMP policy. Act with Safety in mind Food Safety
Report all food safety and quality issues to immediate Supervisor and / or head of Quality and take immediate action as appropriate within the team as defined by Quality procedures.
Comply with our food safety procedures upon new raw material selection, product development or modification and sample preparation.
Responsible for any other assignment given by the direct superiorPosition profile Academic degree: 4 year Degree in Food science or related Work experience and Training in Food Science, Food Technology or similar - Understand functionality of ingredients / additives and interaction between carrier-filling- Experience (years & type of experience) : 5 years of hands-on experience in industrial bakery production Industrial Bakery Processing Languages: English (Spanish is a plus) ICT: standard windows
minimum Excel Other expertise: Excellent written & verbal communication skills Travel: up to 70% of the timeCompetencies
Passion for industry processing (culture)
combines intelligence with hands-on Mix of Analytical and pragmatic approach Highly communicative person Dynamic and pro-active personality, doesn t accept the status quo Customer oriented with sense for business development opportunities Strong networker Self-motivated and positive attitude Team player
functions in project management

Keywords: Puratos, Chicago , Industrial Bakery Specialist, Hospitality & Tourism , Chicago, Illinois

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