Location 1: Chicago / Milwaukee / Minneapolis (any of these is fine)
Location 2: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania area
Our client is a producer of value added food ingredients and specialties for the food manufacturing industry. We are looking to hire an enthusiastic, intelligent, up-and-comer. Someone who has a technical background in Food Science, Microbiology, or Chemistry but yet enjoys the daily interaction with customers and helping to solve complex food science issues for them. We would like to hire someone already living in the Midwest or the NorthEast. Our client serves primarily the further processed meats industry and produces functional ingredients that help food processors improve their products by inhibiting pathogens, extending product shelf-life, reducing sodium content, enhancing product flavor, maintaining yields and improving product quality – tenderness, flavor, slice-ability, and color.
•Work directly with customers on product development, timelines and commercialization to deliver products to market that meet specifications •Provide technical expertise on sales presentations with customers to drive growth and profitability •Design communication tools essential for sales presentations •Work from home when not on the road visiting with customers •Act as the technical support contact for customers and resolve issues and complaints as they arise
•Must have a BS in Food Science, Chemistry, or other natural science. •Must have 1 to 5 years experience in either R&D, product development, quality control, regulatory, food safety, sales, or marketing to be considered •Must have worked for either a food manufacturer or a food ingredient producer / supplier •Prior experience in meat science or meat applications is highly desired •Must be willing and able to travel a few days each week to visit with customers
We have excellent room for promotion and advancement and top notch benefits.
If you are interested and qualified, please apply today!!
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Additional Salary Information: plus annual performance bonus (10-25%), car allowance, and full benefits
The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) is the leading voice for the meat and poultry industry. Formed from the 2015 merger of the American Meat Institute (NAMI) and North American Meat Association (NAMA), the Institute has a rich, century-long history and provides essential member services including legislative, regulatory, scientific, international and public affairs representation. NAMI's mission is to shape a public policy environment in which the meat and poultry industry can produce wholesome products safely, efficiently and profitably. Together, the Instituteâ€™s members produce the vast majority of U.S. beef, pork, lamb and poultry and the equipment, ingredients and services needed for the highest quality products.
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