Applications Technologist I

Cincinnati, OH

Posted: 02/15/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 66.23DW Pay Rate: 55,000 - 65,000 Experience:

Job Description

Applications Technologist I

The Applications Technologist I position will primarily conduct sample requests for flavor essences, extracts, and food service products.  In addition to sample requests, time will also be spent supporting the product development team and maintaining the lab.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Key Requirements

  • Fulfill sample requests by preparing samples, packing boxes, and completing shipping documents in an accurate and timely manner
  • Accurately follow formulas and recipes to batch various products
  • Stock and maintain library of finished samples, raw materials, packaging materials and supplies for the lab
  • Perform analytical tests on samples (Brix, Density, pH, etc.)
  • Assist with shelf-life studies
  • Participate in routine taste panels
  • Maintain organized and efficient laboratory equipment and environment
  • Work well in a team environment, interacting with product developers and research scientists daily
  • General knowledge of ingredients interaction and flavor knowledge is desirable
  • Provide technical support to customers when applicable
  • Able to solve complex problems; capable of collecting information from sources internal and external

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Damon Wickmann at

JO:  66.23DW

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • BS degree or higher in Food Science or other applied science
  • 0-3 years application lab experience. Internships count, and lab experience at school is ideal
  • The ability to work accurately, quickly and with good laboratory practices across multiple projects within the day / week
  • You must possess good documentation skills and be adept at working within programs such as Excel, Word & assorted databases. Product Vision is a plus
  • You must have knowledge of recipes, basic mixing and blending skills and the ability to follow formulations precisely
  • The ability to interact directly with customers when applicable
  • Great communicator and likes to lead and work in a team environment
  • Likes to be an ambassador/advocate of the company and represent with pride at trade-shows, with customers and community
  • Enthusiasm to drive research and results in the company
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Broad understanding of company business
  • Mentor and coach junior employees
  • May indirectly supervise other Application Technologists
  • We are looking for someone with a positive attitude, a team player, engaging and able to communicate their thoughts and ideas effectively

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Damon Wickmann at

JO:  66.23DW

Meet Your Recruiter

Damon Wickmann
Technical Recruiter

I have always been an advocate of life and career strategy management.

I am also a 'Foodie' at heart and love recruiting for food and beverage companies.   

My background in education has provided me tools to support my passion for helping talented people with career advancement.   

I have transitioned from college advising to career recruiting where I combine that with my other passion - Food!

I recruit excellent people for the food industry and the science behind what we eat and drink.  This includes research and development in the lab through commercialization and the quality people behind the scenes that make it all happen.  I look forward to speaking with you soon.

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